Words like terabyte, petabyte, exabyte and zettabyte among many others have entered the business lexicon holding the hands of big daddy -- yes, we're talking about big data here.
Enjoy the awesome stuff and make the most of it. And when the not-so-awesome stuff comes your way... allow it to happen, do your best to stay calm, deal with it, and know that it's on its way out, too.
To begin with, globalization is generating increased competition among companies not only in the traditional centers of business and finance in the developed world, but from emerging countries as well.
Good sales people don't have all the answers to customer's problems, but they do everything they can to find them. They don't win your trust and throw you over to an account manager after meeting quota on your dime.
Great marketing is iterative and subject to lots of variables. "Guaranteed results" are inherently time limited and the negative economic bias that's set up at the outset means there is no budget or time for iteration.
You've got to start with your heart. Go deep and get to know yourself. Learn about your unique identity. See the labels the world has slapped on you and let them go. Organize your life so that it works for YOU.
Changes in technology are happening at a scale which was unimaginable before and will cause disruption in industry after industry. This has really begun to worry me, because we are not ready for this change and most of our leading companies won't exist 15-20 years from now.
Last Wednesday, I got to attend the Philly New Technology Meetup Holiday Extravaganza attended by more than 150 entrepreneurs, innovators and industry leaders.
Success is your net-worth. Your net-worth not being your financial possessions, but your net-worth being the number of lives you've changed. So maybe even instead of calling it just being your "net-worth," it's also called your "network."
It's that time of year again... appraisals, evaluations, bonuses, raises. You know what you want. You know you've worked hard, but this is a tricky topic. Lean in? Wait for Karma? (please don't).
One mistake is just an outlier. Two mistakes is the beginning of a pattern. Killing this pattern before it snowballs into something bigger is one reason why learning how to get back on track quickly is an essential skill for building good habits.
When someone tells me they are too busy at work to attend my Christmas Party, I hear, "You are not important to me Mark. My job is far more important than our relationship." Let me give you five good reasons to value your family and friends over your job.
For an economy heavily dependent on consumer spending, this is not a trivial consideration.
That young lady probably asked how she could be a successful entrepreneur. This first glimmer of curiosity and drive will lead her to dream big... because she was surrounded by women that did just that.
If you try to have a presence on too many networks, you dilute your efforts and end up delivering -- and receiving -- very little.
The empowering rise of the do-it-yourself Maker Movement has found fertile ground in higher education, cultivating a vibrant community who believe in the effectiveness of learning through doing, sharing and mentoring, playing, exploring, and risk-taking.