Richard Campbell (10Adventures, HBS, LBS, Vista Projects, uswitch) website

Welcome to Richard-Campbell.com.

These articles are based on what I have learned and applied over my 20+ year career in high-growth startups. These articles are essentially the "A-ha!" moments I've had while trying to solve the problems of growth.

I hope they help you with the challenges of growing your business.

What I Learned From The Sloan Fellows Program

Sloan Fellows Program
If you’re an experienced professional, chances are pretty high that you’re not interested in a traditional MBA. But, at the same time, you might be looking to go back to school to solidify your existing knowledge base and to learn…

Why Remote Working Is Better

Working Remote
Before Covid-19 brought the world to a screeching halt, chances are pretty high that you didn’t work from home. For most workers, the average weekday used to involve a morning commute, nine or ten hours of work in the office,…

Why the Board should care about Company Policies?

Policies
With Board of Directors focused on strategy and company performance, it’s easy to ignore something like policies. In fact, the word policy can be a bad word in some companies, with staff thinking that adding policies will make the company…

Strategic Human Resources

Strategic Human Resources
People are the lifeblood of any successful organization, and building a team of talented, driven people that work together is a critical part of building a successful company. Believe it or not, I’ve had people argue that staff are not…

The Best Bosses I’ve Ever Had

The Best Bosses I’ve Ever Had
If you’re the leader of a high-growth company, it’s important that you decide what kind of leader you really want to be. Your personal leadership style has a large impact on your company’s culture and success. So, it’s critical that…

Calgary Will Rebound

Calgary Will Rebound
Let’s face it: Calgary has seen some rough years lately. However, difficult times don’t last forever and I’m certain Calgary will rebound. Don’t believe me? Well, here’s everything you need to know about how the city ended up in its…

Experience Is Becoming Less Valuable

Have you ever noticed that professional athletes are getting bigger contracts at younger and younger ages? Look at what is happening in free agency in major sports leagues. It used to be that players in the later stages of their…

10 Books to Make you a Better Leader

Let’s face it: A whole lot of business books really aren’t that great. In fact, many should be an email, or at most a 2-3 page report. However you can't sell an email for $29.95, so we have Business books that are repetitive and, perhaps, lacking in real substance.