Adam Callinan

Adam Callinan

Guest Writer
Entrepreneur and Venture Investor

More From Adam Callinan

Startup Basics

The One Skill That's More Important Than Selling for a Startup Founder

This is a core competency that is paramount to you and your company's success. It is why investors have a much more difficult time investing in first-time CEOs.
Marriage

Why You Should Discuss the Details of Your Business With Your Spouse

Honesty is obviously important in a relationship, and that extends to what goes on at the office. And hey, it make actually help your business grow.
Manufacturing

5 Tips to Prevent Getting Screwed by an Overseas Manufacturer

How do you find that trustworthy company and how do you protect yourself from the laundry list of potential problems?
Patience

3 Occasions Where Patience Is Key

There are those people that can't seem to wait for anything, and on the surface, seem to get an insane amount done. But there's a hidden strategy below the surface.
Vacations

3 Signs That You Need a Vacation, Now

A living glob of stress won't lead your company to that next needed milestone. Do everyone a favor and go away for a little while.
Compensation and Benefits

3 Considerations in Deciding How Much to Pay Yourself

It's a question every entrepreneur faces at some point.
Partnerships

For Your Partnership to Succeed, It Needs to Be Balanced

Several core agreements need to take place before work can begin.
Family

4 Reasons You Should Never Hire a Family Member

When you start a business and are in need of help, it's easy to run to the nearest emotionally charged people in your life to help out. Well, don't.
Marketing

Don't Waste Money on These 4 Types of Marketing

You would think that scoring a cameo or placing your product on the news would move the needle. You'd be wrong.
Social Media

How We Doubled Our Instagram Followers in Less Than 8 Hours

The uptick was due to three easy steps that won't cost you much at all.
Entrepreneurs

Make Your Life Better By Saying 'No' More Often in These 3 Areas

You know the cliches: Life is short, time is precious and there are only so many hours in a day.
Focus

Hey, You! Try These 5 Ideas to Stay Focused While Working Online.

Even in the most quiet of places our own technology seems to be working against us.
Podcasts

4 Podcasts I Live By

These recommendations bring business and entertainment directly to our ears.
Success Strategies

What Determines the Winners and Losers in Entrepreneurship?

For the most part, it's not an outside factor, and it's something early stage investors always look for.
Technology

You're Not IT, So Stop Pretending to Be

When your company has grown and technology is beyond your means, it's time to get help. Here are three signs.