Not many people, let alone college students, would go out of their way to cold-email more than 100 seasoned entrepreneurs and investors asking for feedback on their startup.
It's often said that you can't get economists to agree on anything. Well, oil economists certainly can't agree on future prices, with commentators suggesting anything from $20 to $200. Seldom has there been such a discrepancy in forecasting, though the median forecasts seem to be somewhere between $60 and $70.
At the end of the day, if you wish to be successful, you have no choice but to make peace with yourself, learn a thing or two, and move on, continually growing and embracing the process.
Over the past century, the heartless, no-nonsense CEO has become something of an icon -- and a cliché -- in American society. Hollywood would have us believe that the Machiavellian chief exec is still alive and well. But that's just TV, right?
Entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes. This one is chiseled as finely as a Michelangelo. As well he should be, his business is bodies. He is the founder and CEO of Chi Bang Bodies, an elite fitness training company from Boston.
Last weekend, one of my favorite organizations, the Patriot Boot Camp, swung through the Big Apple to throw a three day shindig of startupy goodness. I popped by to check out the action.
Look, I'm an Olympic fencer, so unless I'm positioning myself to let my unique value proposition shine I'm never going to garner a sponsorship against athletes like Michael Phelps or Shawn Johnson let alone professional athletes in the NBA or NFL.
This Tuesday, April 28 is Workers Memorial Day: a time to remember those workers who have died on the job. But it is also a crucial time for us to recommit ourselves to creating and implementing strong protections to ensure workers return home safely.
You may love your marketing agency, but I'll let you in on a secret. If you're a business owner or director of marketing that's paid 5, 6 or even 7 figures for a 'marketing rebrand' lately call your accountant! Your marketing agency is cheating on you.
This is the second part of the 3 Myths of Leadership Development series. Myth #1 - "leadership is knowledge" considered how truly effective leadership development models go beyond knowledge transfer and focus on putting that knowledge into practice. In part 2 of the 3 part series, the myth about who should engage in leadership development is explored.
While studies continue to emerge regarding best practices for employee engagement, one thing is clear; Prevention is effective and has become the nucleus of wellness programs. But how do we ensure the prevention programs we are putting into place will work?
In this ten-minute TEDx York University talk, I recall the simple yet eye-opening bird-feeding experiment that sparked ten years of innovation research to suggest a much-needed shift in our innovation thinking.
You can read a hundred blog posts a day on this issue, but I find that so much of the advice we receive is superficial, stale and ineffective.
More and more, the question is how to develop circular systems that enable existing materials to be used over and over again delivering high value goods and services. That is the real challenge of circular implementation.
Being relaxed truly allows me to get the most out of my workday and strive for greater success. I am happier to do more for my employer because I am comfortable at work.
What's the Collaborative Economy? An economic model where technologies enable people to get what they need from each other --rather than from centralized institutions. This has impacted cars, hotels, banks, retailers, manufactures, and more.
Like any respectable East Coaster, Eric Gonchar puts family first. And like a true Attorney, work is a close second. He does, however, have an abundance of hobbies including snow skiing, water skiing, tennis, bicycling, hiking, running, photography, fishing, guitar playing and music memorabilia.
This crisis of representation is not an aberration. It is a structural feature of the system of lawyer professionalism we have built, and it will not go away until we build a different way to deliver the benefits of law to people in need of them.