I opened up my budget tracking tool last November and my jaw dropped -- I had spent $1,200 on food that month. That's when I knew I had to make a change.
Democratic politicians sure do fight over some important policy issues from time to time, but on message, good old fashioned progressive populism is winning the day. And it might just carry us to a surprisingly good election year in a very challenging political environment.
If you are in your 20s or 30s, I can guarantee that, when you are in your 60s, you will look back and think 'How on Earth could I have been so stupid?' No, I'm not talking about your decision to get back together with what's-his-name or your tattoo.
I recently had the opportunity to chat with him about success and here are five lessons to building empires the Barsamian way.
Over the past few decades, we've learned the hard way that once manufacturing is gone, engineering know-how quickly follows, and then later on innovation and our national security suffers the consequences. That's a place that America has never been before.
Is there an answer to climate change? I believe there is, and it's already underway. To borrow terms from technology, a distributed solution has moved along the technology adoption curve, through the innovator and early adopter phases. Now, we're entering the mainstream.
How can the next generation of industry leaders apply this misfit math to a unique business model, structure, and culture?
I'm noticing a shift in customer service that I'm finding inconvenient at best, completely irritating at its worst, and damaging to the customer experience every single time.
How important are your business relationships to you? Think about your mechanic, banker, website designer, hair stylist, gardener, personal shopper or real estate agent. Why do you count on them?
When an opportunity in her hometown with Tough Mudder, as the Chief Strategy Officer presented itself, Cristina knew she had no choice but to pack up and head back across the country.
This amusing (or depressing) anecdote is more than just a reminder to proofread your emails. It's a case study in the magnification effect of senior leadership.
My trip to Ben Gurion University was an awesome reminder that we all carry this spark of curiosity in ourselves that is reflected in our work no matter what stage of our career we are in or what part of the world we're innovating in.
Corporate responsibility is no longer about how you give money away; it's about the way you make money -- about the culture and the values that inform your operating practices.
Even if you love your work, you might not always love your Mondays. Last week, when my own Monday dragged a little, I came up with this list to jump-start the day. It helped. May it now put a spark in your day.
When was the last time you applied for a new job, volunteered for a special assignment, or said "yes" to a new project, a stretch beyond your current work role?
What sort of person is it who can shape new ideas and bring them to life as businesses? Put another way, is an innovator's temperament born or is it built? We say it's built.
A solopreneur still has to remain connected to his or her business, though. If you want to more effectively manage your business, giving you more time to do the things you want, consider using the following five essential tools for solopreneurs.
Business executives, there are ways to supplement your business process and strategy, and it's up to you to do it. Gaining momentum in today's digital world is so much easier than it used to be years ago. Or is it?