"I'm ready to get started, so now what do I do?" Whether people are coming out of university, work or various competitions, everyone seems to have that same question. Here's my answer in ten little pieces.
I want our generation to be the last one to grow up knowing structural and cultural barriers that hold women back. I want our daughters and sons to be able to choose the same college courses and pursue the same careers -- for the same pay.
The best examples of things that motivate others over the short-term almost always involve surprise and delight. A million years ago I heard this story from Mike Vance about his boss at the time, Walt Disney.
It's not that data-collecting services don't have dark risks for personal privacy. Everyone knows that. But now that everyone knows that, what's it worth to you to take that risk?
We have all heard of the customer experience, which is defined as the resulting product when a customer interacts with your brand. We're all familiar with both good and bad customer experiences, and we go through one or the other on a near daily basis.
More than 20 years ago, indigenous and farmer communities in Ecuador's Amazon went to court in the United States to seek compensation from Chevron for harm caused by the deliberate dumping of billions of gallons of toxic oil waste on their ancestral lands.
Corporations are considered people when it comes to spending shareholder money secretly to thwart public policy goals on health, safety, the environment, and the economy.
Established companies do not easily reinvent themselves. History shows us that Innovation is often the strategy of startups - but not only is it important in getting to the top, innovation is necessary in order to stay on top.
A Socialpreneur has grown to understand the benefits of social media and has leveraged this understanding in order to build a powerful brand through effective branding. In order to build a strong brand online, however, one must start somewhere.
Ego's are a funny thing when we're working for ourselves and launching our own products. They can be the catalyst to proceed, as in, "screw this company, I can do this better on my own" or "none of these products on the market are a good fit for their audience, I can make something better."
How do we differentiate ourselves from the other competitors on the playing field so we truly stand out to our clients and prospects? It's a hugely important question these days given all the noise in the marketplace -- and believe it or not, the best answers might just come from a taxi driver.
If you live in the world of fashion, you will know Gilt Groupe. If you live in the world of advertising, you will know Double Click. If you are in the world of business, you will know Business Insider.
I'm sure I'm not the first male panelist to give up my seat and try to inject some gender diversity into a conference panel, but we still have a long way to go. Miranda rightly asked the question that many were asking, and she also had the confidence to come forward when I asked her to join the panel -- and I am so glad she did.
Amazon Prime membership held steady in the March 2015 quarter. We think that the influx of new Amazon Prime members in the holiday quarter of 2014 included an unsurprising percentage of shoppers that did not continue their membership following their 30-day free trial.
We know from years of research that fulfilling work leads to healthier and happier people. Creating workplace cultures where workers flourish is a business opportunity no organization should ignore.
Acing the interview begins with your mindset. The most successful interviewees are not passive outsiders to the process; they are active participants in creating the kind of situation most likely to serve them.
When technology is so overwhelmingly focused on the needs of the elite, it's hardly a shock to find that the elite ends up being the main group financially benefiting from its deployment.