• 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 »
    6 days 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 week 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 week 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 »
    4 weeks 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 »
    1 month 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 »
    1 month 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 »
    1 month 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 »
    1 month 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 »
    2 months ago
  • American Express CEO: ‘There’s A $25 Trillion...
    Fortune - May 21
    There will be five platforms that matter to the future of payments, Chenault says: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Alibaba. American Express will be embedded in each. Read »
    2 months ago
  • 6 Leadership Quotes For Leading Social Change
    Insight News - May 21
    These leaders have shown us how to be courageous despite the obstacles set before us. They remind us that we must lead social change since we are indebted to future generations to leave the world in a better place than when... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Are You Ready To Strike Out On Your Own?
    LinkedIn - May 20
    A lot of people ask me how I knew I was ready to start my own business. The answer is that I believed I was always going to be an entrepreneur in one way or another - and in reality, there is no ‘right time’ to take the... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Richard Branson On Starting Up Despite The Red Tape
    Entrepreneur - May 19
    Richard Branson discusses the barriers every entrepreneur faces when starting up. While there is not always a lot you can do about red tape except to find creative ways to fight your way through and around the thicket, you... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Mark Cuban’s Secret To Building An Audacious Company
    Inc - May 19
    What, then, qualifies the 25 companies we spotlight in this package as "audacious"? It's a superlative we chose very carefully. On the one hand, such companies are defined as bold, courageous, and even heroic. Yet, on the... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Uber Is Going To Be The Next $100B Company
    Business Insider - May 16
    Uber is in talks to raise a new round of financing that could value the car service startup at more than $10 billion."What we're doing right now is we're in the experimentation phase where you sort of find some interesting... Read »
    2 months ago