Successful people know the importance of shifting gears on the weekend to relaxing and rejuvenating activities. This is easier said than done, so here's some help. The following list contains 10 things that successful people do to find balance on the weekend and to come into work at 110% on Monday morning.
On Saturday, President Obama announced that OPIC plans to join Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Women and IFC in the first-ever global finance facility dedicated to women-owned SMEs. Our hope is that many other investors and governments around the world will join this effort.
It's now been four months since I took the plunge and decided to drive my own professional writing business. So how would I describe my past four months in business?
These days, it is almost impossible to find a small business where everything is done at the home location, by full-time employees. We are in the age of outsourcing. These approaches allow your startup to grow more rapidly, save costs, but costly mistakes can lead to business failure.
There's a lot of talk about millennials lately. Business owners and hiring managers want to know how to select great millennial workers, how to mentor and train those workers, and how to deal with this generation's unique quirks.
We all have an inner #girlboss. But taking the leap to have your own business is a whole 'notha story! We can all agree that working for yourself is the ultimate dream, right?
In today's world, developing and managing your personal brand is critical. Think about the high profile business leaders you know. How would you describe their personal brands?
After three and a half years of 15-hour work days, Chris Ducker -- who today is a serial entrepreneur and author of "Virtual Freedom," suffered a severe physical breakdown that knocked him off his feet and landed him in the hospital for a week and a half. "I was diagnosed with acute exhaustion," he said. "My body had literally given up."
New Orleans celebrates life through its fairs, festivals and parades, and even celebrates death with its jazz funerals. Take time to celebrate, no matter how difficult the circumstances. Whether you celebrate your company's anniversary, employee milestones or some recognition of the company, shout it out!
Many entrepreneurs like to wax poetic about the amount of hours they've worked, or sheer determination it takes to run a business, or the amount of sacrifices they've taken. But few can look at themselves and honestly say they've done as much as Steve Mehr.
Unless you have been living under a rock, it shouldn't come to a surprise to you that video marketing seems to be all the rage in the content world today.
Assumptions are useful tools for planning, in startups and almost every other area of life. It's impossible to know everything, so we use assumptions as patchwork to complete the range of our expectations and suppositions.
You can call them the hipsters, the millennials, the crazy ones, the ex-consultants, the immigrants but the Quarter Life Crisis (QLC) team has found a problem they want to solve.
Start-up ideas work best when they are based on your ability to access and control the necessary means required for it gain timely traction in the market and then grow to financial sustainability.
Spending one year in Silicon Valley can make a big difference in the lives of students about to graduate from university. For then NUS students Siu Rui Quek, Lucas Ngoo and Marcus Tan, their one-year immersion in Silicon Valley would inspire them to use technology to solve problems at a large scale.
A Leader that works on the business guiding a team to achieve an established vision versus working in the business i.e. hands on in producing a widget or doing the actual hammering. By working on your small business you are in a better position to lead your organization through its mission, goals and strategies.