All posts by Tom Koulopoulos

Hire the Best People with These 6 Interview Questions

There’s no lack of sources for canned interview questions. A quick Google search on the phrase interview questions turns up about 20 million hits! Good luck with that. In 30 years of interviewing people for roles in fast-paced startup cultures, I’ve come to realize that the vast majority of standard interview questions are useless. Yes, I ...

To Succeed You Must Get Really Good at This First

I’d like to tell you a story about how 13 grams of wood and the tears of a 10-year-old changed the way I look at success. Suspending Disbelief When my daughter was six years old I started coaching her in a program called Destination Imagination. It’s a creative problem-solving program that teaches kids how to ...

7 Lessons on Life and Business Learned from Peter Drucker

For 10 years, Peter Drucker was a mentor and friend. Here’s what I learned from him… I’ll share a personality flaw with you; I’m not much of a follower, which is likely why I’m an entrepreneur. Yet, some people cast a light so bright that you can’t help but follow the path they illuminate into the ...