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Janice Fraser is the CEO and a founding partner of Adaptive Path. She has worked in high-tech media for more than 15 years as an entrepreneur, interaction designer, and editor. She joined the internet back when the blink
tag was big, and began to pioneer consumer Web applications for Netscape in 1996. Her current work focuses on leadership for user experience managers and the role of user experience in the changing landscape of product innovation. Janice
has been a featured speaker at nearly every Web-centered design conference, from the Nielsen/Norman world tour to South by Southwest Interactive. She is the founder of four startup companies and was previously managing editor for IDG
Communications. For many years Janice taught interaction design at San Francisco State University's Multimedia Studies Program. Although Time magazine once called her a "grizzled and cynical veteran" of the dot-com era, she remains an
unapologetic champion of user-centered design as a value-producing investment.
As VP of Products, Jeff's deep passion for the online consumer directs the website experience and drives feature and product innovation. He has played an integral role in many other aspects of the company, including
research and development, manufacturing, and customer service. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Stanford University.
As your business grows, plan a method for recruiting and hiring the very best people you can find. It will be important to hire the right top managers and let these managers recruit and hire the staff.
Organizations thrive when they are clear about what needs to get done, who needs to do it, and how it should get done. Without clarity there is wasted effort and even chaos.
Using mentors, advisers, and community resources can make the difference between success and failure for your business. The guidance of successful, seasoned entrepreneurs can help you gain access to knowledge and insider networks.
To champion change and guide your organization to new levels of growth, management team members and employees must be willing to follow your lead. The Leadership Scorecard allows for reflection and feedback on how you lead your team.
Values are one of the most important drivers of entrepreneurial success. Remember to reflect and clarify your values, formalizing them in writing, and live them as you make decisions in your business.
A husband-and-wife team who founded an Internet telecommunications company began to tackle one of the toughest challenges facing them: They looked to find a CEO, a replacement for themselves as heads of the business.
As an entrepreneurial company grows and adds layers of management, it can and should consider policies that address work and family issues or risk inconsistency across departments, writes the founder of a human-resources services firm.
Basic guidelines that can help determine if and when an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) is right for your company.
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