A Second Look at How to Castrate a Bull
October 15, 2009
We are in the middle of reveiewing books that have been submitted to us for consideration in our 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards. One side effect of this is that I have to take a second look at books that I initially passed on. One book that I passed on was How to Castrate a Bull by Dave Hitz with Pat Walsh, published in January by Jossey-Bass.
... He explained that the founding CEO of a start-up has the shortest employment life expectancy in Silicon Valley, and he said that the job came with two rules: Rule Number One: Never keep more in your office than you can fit in a gym bag. Rule Number Two: Always keep a gym bag in your office.