Knowing what to focus on is a Super Power

The outcomes someone who is good at focussing, and knows what to focus on, can generate far outweigh the horsepower of their input. In fact, input effort isn’t really a good predicator of success at all. You hear phrases like ‘busy fool’ and ‘just spinning their wheels’ to represent people that are working hard, but […]

8 Resume Fixes: Help them, Help You, Beat the Robot

We’re scrappy at Scaleworks. The fund has a small team and we wear many hats. I didn’t blink when asked to provide support for the applicant tracking system (ATS) used by our portfolio companies. We were on the verge of a hiring frenzy and I could not wait to experience large-scale hiring of diverse roles. […]