One of my clients said something during a recent session that really struck me. He told me that he was finding himself moving away from his routine of safely doing what needs to be done to get what he needs to have.
Eileen and Fabian were the Malaysian representatives for the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards held last April in Washington D.C. Their business Left and Right Artisan Handcraft connects people, and captures moments through the form of handmade jewelry pieces that can be bought in their physical store in Malaysia.
In our culture we often associate ritual with sports -- a little backside pat before every meeting doesn't work in the boardroom.
It is said that beautiful objects in art, in design, in furniture, in fashion, in poetry are all an extension of the human spirit's need and search for beauty. Art takes us through the tunnel of life to lightness and joy.
It's estimated that the average worker spends about 90,000 hours on the job. That's a long time, especially if you're stuck in an office environment that isn't enjoyable or conducive to your day-to-day activities.
Every year at this time we anxiously await Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report, hoping that this would be the year that all cybercrooks would disappear. But, as usual, our hopes have been stomped upon by the facts.
You need to sell the career opportunity to millennials and let them see how your company can fit in with their personal outlook on life or give them an experience that enriches them.
Yes, we've all done it. Made a comment that we wish we could immediately retract but as one of my favorite sayings goes, "You can't unscramble an egg." Try as you might, it's often difficult to recover from a verbal misstep. Or worse, an entire conversation you wish you could retract!
Letting an employee go, no matter what the reason, is never an enjoyable task. The truth is - and leaders should never say this to someone who is losing his or her job - that it's tough on the boss. This is one of the heaviest burdens a leader has to shoulder.
Ecosystems provide for a plethora of human needs, from nutritious food, to timber, fiber and fuel. Yet, over the past 50 years, humans have degraded ecosystems more rapidly than in any comparable period in history.
It is every entrepreneurs dream to have customers that not only adore the services and products that you offer, but also feel deeply emphatic towards the values of the business, in turn becoming somewhat of ambassadors for your brand.
I've stated repeatedly that a massive amount of stimulus has been required to generate GDP growth of just 2.0%-2.5% annually since the end of the Great Recession (June 2009). We have further said that the removal or reversal of some of these stimulants will be a tough hurdle for the economy to overcome.
My dad says going to college taught him to say, "That's incredible!" instead of "No sh*t!" By the time you read this story, I wouldn't blame you for saying either one. May it inspire you to believe in minor miracles and go after them with all your heart.
The UK is now a nation that fully embraces the online video revolution. That is the reality portrayed by the UK Online Video Barometer, a survey ran independently by OnePoll.
I've actually had the pleasure to serve Steve at a restaurant in Palo Alto, and here's the story ... I took some "time off" from the tech industry in 2000 to learn more about one of my passions, wine. So, on a whim, I walked into Niebaum-Coppola on University St. and applied to be an assistant behind the wine bar.
It's not everyday you meet someone with the luxury of running a multiple 6-figure online business, while being able to explore the world at the same time. This is why I'm excited to be sharing this interview with Natalie Sisson, who is a best-selling author of The Suitcase Entrepreneur -- a title that she calls herself.