Donald Trump brags that he used a $1 million inheritance to create $10 billion net worth. CEOs like Valeant's Mike Pearson hype their quarterly results. Whatever happened to humility as a virtue for leaders?
Social media is moving at breakneck speeds and what was yesterday's latest craze is today's "That is so 2015." In order to stay on top of your marketing game, you need to know what's going on in this ever-evolving social world.
Courage and expanded awareness is essential to engage the deep intelligence residing in the ecosystem of relationships in and beyond the company. Decision-making is the obvious place to start pivoting to a better position.
The real embarrassment is that Trump perfectly represents America's political and business elites. It was their arrogance and bluster in the first place that led them to believe they could for decades get away with beating down workers to the bare bones without ever producing a scary countervailing backlash.
What's often forgotten amongst all the focus on coworking, are the much larger, more complex and far more interesting global trends at hand.
Technology has come so far in such a short time, and business have reaped many benefits because of it.
Becoming a millionaire is not rocket science, but it's not going to happen to just everyone. You have to believe in your heart that it's possible, get the recipe for success, and work until you've achieved it.
What should you do if you think you have wrapped up a deal with a client for a certain amount, but then the client asks for a series of extras - usually over a period of time rather than all at once?
Investing in an electric future is not an obvious direction for a company like GM - and it has reversed course in the past and it could do so again. But if they do stay the course, it is absolutely deadly for oil companies.
Many small businesses don't have designated marketing staff or much of a marketing budget, but that doesn't mean that you can't have a very successful marketing strategy. Small businesses actually have the advantage when it comes to marketing, especially in the digital realm.
On a sunny Spring afternoon, I had the pleasure of sitting down with David Totah, New York art dealer and entrepreneur, to talk about art, business, and doing what you love. There is a saying 'When you love what you do, you never work a day in your life.' Many of us dream of such an existence
Have you ever been in a situation where a competitor has tried to muscle their way into your client-base, or insulted your team?
You create something you think will make life easier for everyone. You've tested it in a beta market with success. You make your tweaks to the system and keep growing. You've garnered local press and people see your vision. They agree; you've created something special. Now what?
An angel investor, Ron is often described as one of Silicon Valley's "super angels". His wealth and giving is a reminder that tech entrepreneurs aren't the only ones capable of large-scale philanthropy; the sector's investors are also involved.
Positivity can make all the difference in an employee's journey towards better health. A positive mindset has some obvious mental health benefits including decreased stress, improved relationships and a lower risk for depression and anxiety.
I have tried by offering potential solutions, strategies and ways to make them feel better, because when we feel good, good comes our way.
Forbes predicts that by 2020 50% of the US workforce will be comprised of freelance workers. While a large portion of these workers will be non-strategic -- your Uber drivers, etc -- the real shift is with highly skilled, strategic thinkers.