Richard Branson loves to kite-ski. David Heinemeier Hansson is a race-car driver. Two other entrepreneurs worked on a sporting goods product for years -- then sold it to Timberland.
Becoming enamored by the endless new tech possibilities can cause you to divert your focus from the critical functions of your organization.
Start by collecting data on your customers. Just recognize that they will expect that data to be used to enhance their purchasing experience.
Richard Branson said, "You need to learn when to go forward and when to say no, which can be difficult -- especially if you prefer to say yes, like I do."
As Jack Welch once put it: "Leaders have the courage to make unpopular decisions . .do not dwell or cajole."
Send a clear signal to your team that their employer values sleep and its positive impact on employee health.