• Why Mark Zuckerberg’s War On Clickbait Proves We...
    Salon - Aug 26
    The return of the gatekeeper: Both Facebook and Twitter have decided they know what's best for us. Read »
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  • The Social Imperative For Leaders
    CEO.com - Aug 21
    As CEO, should you be delegating social media? Probably not. You should be communicating with your audience on a regular basis—and not through a communications specialist. You are a leader and a business owner. You are an... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 4 Lessons In Entrepreneurship Learned From Dead-End...
    Fast Company - Aug 19
    My journey in entrepreneurship began over a decade ago when I was 15 years old microwaving gas station food and scrubbing diesel off of the concrete slabs beneath the avocado green fuel pumps. Over the years I took on... Read »
    1 week ago
  • To Tweet Or Not To Tweet? 5 Tips For Social CEOs
    CEO.com - Aug 15
    Social media isn’t just for teenagers posting selfies. Business strategies in all verticals are shifting to encompass social media. As CEO, your involvement in social media can invigorate your business brand. Social media... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 8 Ways Rookie CEOs Can Succeed Faster
    Entrepreneur - Aug 12
    According to an article in The Wall Street Journal citing research from Strategy& (formerly Booz & Co.), about 76 percent of top CEOs departing for any reason last year were rookies, up from 58 percent in 2011. Why do so... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • The 33-Year-Old CEO Who Is Running Burger King
    Businessweek - Jul 25
    Last summer a trim guy with wavy brown hair, high cheekbones, and a broad smile could be found making Whoppers, working the drive-through window, and scrubbing bathrooms at a Burger King in Miami. His name was Daniel... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 6 Essential Qualities Of Awesome Startup Employees
    CEO.com - Jul 17
    Working for a startup is different from working for an established company: what matters (or is valued) in a corporate environment can be a productivity and culture killer in a small business. That's why great startups... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Why You Should Always Nurture Curiosity
    CEO.com - Jul 11
    "It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty." - Albert Einstein Are extrinsic rewards damaging employee curiosity and morale... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Panhandler Lessons For CEOs
    CEO.com - Jul 10
    Ingenuity and creativity can be as resourceful to a panhandler as a Fortune 500 CEO. The avenues to superior business performance do not always have to cost money. Until I visited the Santa Barbara Pier, I’d never... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Never Lose Sight Of The Customer
    CEO.com - Jun 24
    If you’ve ever been involved in building a technology product or service from the ground up, then you’ve most likely been warned of just how important it is to first understand the customer needs and market trends and... Read »
    2 months ago
  • The World Needs Data-Savvy Managers
    Businessweek - Jun 21
    You’ve been reading and hearing a lot about how companies that analyze oceans and rivers of information can change the course of their business—both for the better and for the worse, depending on your source material.... Read »
    2 months ago
  • How Amazon’s CEO Will Change The Way You Read
    NY Review of Books - Jun 20
    In the mid-1990s, when Amazon emerged as an online bookseller, publishers welcomed the company as a “savior” that could provide an alternative to the stifling market power of that era’s dominant chain stores, Barnes &... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Is There A Cult Of Disruption In Silicon Valley?
    TechCrunch - Jun 20
    Disruption. From frenzied investment pitches on Sand Hill Road to the name of the top conference for startups in Silicon Valley (i.e. the people who pay my bills), that word has become synonymous with everything and everyone... Read »
    2 months ago
  • How To Turn Good Ideas Into Great Products
    CEO.com - Jun 3
    Ideas: Everyone has them. Few act on them. Even fewer make money from them. Want to turn an idea into a real business? Here's an overview of the process from Stephen Key, the author of One Simple Idea for Startups and... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Why Levi’s CEO Wants You To Stop Washing Your Jeans
    Mashable - May 21
    The CEO of Levi Strauss & Co., Chip Bergh, discussed fashion and sustainability at Fortune's Brainstorm Green conference on Tuesday, claiming that jeans do not need to be washed; the pair he donned during the conference, he... Read »
    3 months ago