We cannot treat a lack of confidence as an involuntary affliction to be tiptoed around, or as an irrational response women just need to get over already. Especially when confidence is not just a prerequisite for a job, but a requirement of the job itself.
Has the rise of these companies come at the expense of honest working folks who play by the rules and don't skirt regulatory issues to get ahead?
Napoleon's definition of a military genius was "The man who can do the average thing when all those around him are going crazy." Rich people are similar. They remain normal when everyone else can't.
"Duty calls" has become "doodie calls."
The only build change is that three bun faces get a schmear of sauce, rather than two as with burgers.
These talented employees have frequently done everything asked of them, and they've done it well. And yet, they just don't seem to be good candidates for leadership.
Even if the heart of your 'offerings' is all about authenticity or a certain biblical requirement. The most enduring businesses, offerings and people are the ones that consistently figure this out.
A few weeks ago, The New Yorker's business maven, James Surowiecki set off a tremor in the marketing world when he penned a widely circulated essay called "Twilight of the Brands."
While the democratizing power of crowdfunding will certainly help the next generation of founders, the benefits of greater market freedom will reach well beyond company founders.
Students of reasoning styles can boost their success at convincing others of the wisdom of a new idea by identifying and adapting to the logic filters of decision makers. Sizing up a situation realistically lets us know what to expect when we're pitching a new idea, and how to make the most of it.
According to a January 2014 Schwab Money Myths survey, no matter how savvy we think we are, there are still a lot of financial misconceptions floating around out there. And surprisingly, a number of those misconceptions aren't about esoteric investing theories; they're about everyday financial situations.
The path to starting and scaling a venture-backed business is defined by a series of hurdles and gateways that become more challenging as you move through each one.
April marks Financial Literacy Month. It's the perfect opportunity for employers to start providing financial education programs to employees, and for employees to ask about the benefits they receive and education that's available in their workplace.
I have the pleasure of working with many teams each year on how to shorten sales cycles, avoid pricing pressure and accelerate growth. I was working with a top-performing group recently. This past quarter they crushed their goals.
Besides looking forward to taking a much needed vacation -- if you're lucky enough to schedule one this year -- you should be thinking about how your business can capitalize in what for many companies is a slow season. In fact, the following planning tools can be utilized by any business with a slow season.
We have entered an era where holders of mass data are now being considered international actors with power beginning to match that of nation states.
Following his term as president, Ernesto Zedillo joined the faculty at Yale, where he is currently the director of the Center for the Study of Globalization.