Packback at the 1776 Challenge Cup

Last week, Packback was invited to pitch at the Challenge Cup event hosted by 1776 and held at 1871. After the first round of one-minute pitches, we were invited back up to be one of two education startups to give our full pitch in five minutes. Normally Mike and/or Kasey would have handled this, but due to some scheduling conflicts […]

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Want to Stay Employed? Be Indispensable

Most people who get fired deserve it. They almost never think that they do, but it’s true and here’s why: they didn’t make themselves indispensable. Employers don’t have an obligation to keep employees on the books. In fact, I believe that good companies cut waste regularly – including personnel. When an employee isn’t delivering your company […]

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The Myth of the Hero

A lot of people assume that when you want great talent, you need a hero; someone who will rush in, destroy every barrier, and magically carry his team to victory. Unfortunately, heros like this are mostly mythical beings. Here’s why heros are an unrealistic myth I play for a couple casual beach volleyball teams here […]

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