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CTOs Should Embrace, Stick to a No-Meeting Day

You know the feeling: You open your calendar in the morning to find a completely booked day, back-to-back meetings and not even 15 minutes of time to complete any of the items on your to-do list. In fact, your day tomorrow and the day after look just as booked. An HBR study conducted last year found that face-to-face requests are 34 times more…

Connecting the Dots to Opportunities in Tech

Some people are unaware that the late visionary Steve Jobs was actually a college dropout and went through a time where he despaired that he lacked any direction in his life. He once gave an incredible commencement address about how pivotal life events can be viewed as a series of connected dots. Hindsight is always 20/20 and, looking back, it is…

With Okta You Get More Than Technology (Though the Technology is Pretty Good, Too)

It’s common practice to evaluate a company primarily on its product and features -- and for good reason: often technology companies and their products are one and the same. This is especially true in Silicon Valley where the race to newer features and the latest technologies is never ending. But it’s also worth taking time to evaluate the people…

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