Atlanta CEO

The “Exit” Won’t Always Set You Free

The financial newspapers and entrepreneur magazines paint their pages with multi-million dollar exits of “super-smart” entrepreneurs. The dirty details of the sale rarely hit the page because reality does not sell newspapers and we all want to believe it can happen to us. The truth is the majority of exits don’t achieve the Point of […]

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Four Ways to Avoid Hiring Missteps

Attracting qualified candidates is a huge opportunity but also a challenge for many small business owners. Hiring the wrong candidate can be a costly burden on employers. Even when a great candidate is discovered and agrees to join your team, there are additional steps employers should take to avoid problems down the road. A resume […]

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The Talent Challenge

The growing economy is good news but also drives competition for talent. Blake Patton, Atlanta CEO Council board member, entrepreneur and managing partner of Tech Square Ventures, sees and hears everyday about the need for the development and retention of talent. “Working with partners like the Metro Chamber and TAG, we access a pipeline for […]

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May 19: Building a Better Startup

It’s the final week to register for Atlanta CEO Council Executive Reception and a chance to hear Flashpoint founder Merrick Furst talk startups as part of the Council thought leadership series, #OBISeries. Flashpoint applies specific startup engineering methodology to an entrepreneurial idea. Members of the current class of Flashp0int entrepreneurs will be on hand to discuss their […]

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Merrick Furst: Entrepreneurs – Bold Visionaries or Bean Counters?

Are entrepreneurs bold visionaries who make their dreams a reality or bean counters who test and adjust details to fit their customer’s needs? Merrick Furst, Georgia Tech Distinguished Professor and founder of Flashpoint will share his unique approach to start up success as part of our OneBigIdea Series on May 19, 2014 at 5:45 pm. […]

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