To avoid politics, avoid odd numbers.
Date a while with a zero-sum like situation. - http://bit.ly/2x8aqnE
Integrity, energy, intelligence - in that order.
The venn diagram of "hacker" (builder) and "painter" (seller) should overlap. - http://bit.ly/2vY9ylX
Concert Masters have to face the crowds. Conductors have to have their backs turned to the crowds, ie. respect roles.
KPI ownership always over empty titles.
Setup equity, vesting schedules and prenups early (ie. don't pull a Harrison Ford)