I've written many times about why profits are more important than growth. It's funny how the people who respond negatively to these posts are advisors or people who used to be in business.
Perhaps this is the dawn of a new political narrative. The current fault lines don't get us anywhere, with Tea Party conservatives attacking the very idea of government, and liberals defending the virtuous aims of government without coming to grips with their pervasive semi-failures.
Stress is like a violin. If the strings are too loose we get no music. If they are too tight the strings will break. We must all find the right balance between work and our personal life.
Why does innovation often start in dark places? When you're working in the fringes, the normal risks and rewards associated with radical change suddenly become different: you have a lot less to lose, but you can also gain a lot more.
By Lloyed Lobo Over the past year I've been running the Startup Next Pre-accelerator in SF, which is a 5-week program by UP Global and Google for Entrepreneurs that helps early startups prepare for an accelerator (or simply crash) by validating their...
Honestly, this comic strip is based verbatim on my personal experience! As you know, I anchor the 1M/1M Free Mentoring Roundtables weekly. After close to 225 sessions, I am astounded at the level of unrealistic expectations and pipe dreams that...
Digital marketing can be overwhelming if you've never stepped onto that stage before. The same is true of Godzilla -- so huge! So unpredictable! So impossible to understand!
Before you start building your dream company, you'll need to face these six difficult questions.
Don't find yourself 10 years down the road burnt out, unhealthy and unhappy.
So why is it that not even the entrepreneur is immune to procrastination?
The flip side of desperation can come through the way you write, the way you do your videos and this can come through as desperate. So just be aware of that and push through the desperation phase.
Quite a few entrepreneurs have asked Fundastic how they can find a business mentor to help them through the journey of creating a successful company. The answer is surprisingly simple!
The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) , an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective , a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. A. Mentoring
When I told my wife, Caron, that I wanted to start a chocolate factory and quit my law practice she looked at me calmly, lovingly and asked, "Can't you just double up on your Lexapro?" "No," I said "it's not that simple.
These 7 stats can help any business embrace the power of modern email marketing and make more meaningful connections in the inbox.
When long hours can't be avoided, here are five impactful tips that can make your employees feel valued and comfortable when putting in extra hours.
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The digital revolution has intensified the clash between the top-down and bottom-up brand-building models: the former is fueled by clarity of message, which is articulated by the manufacturer; the latter is unpredictable, on the street, of and for the people.
Bullying behavior (especially if such behavior seems to be rewarded) can encourage non-bullies, or victims, to take up abusive behavior themselves. In this way, the act of bullying by one individual can impact an entire company by fostering behavior that trickles down the entire organizational ladder.
Ho ho hope I'm not getting your tinsel in a tangle by talking about holiday marketing strategies in the summer, but savvy marketers need to know that by planning today, you could earn a serious seasonal revenue payday.
For the organization at large, it is the chief executive who owns the culture. The larger the organization, the more cultures multiply. From department to department, cultures can be quite different, depending on the department leader. In any case, the leader of the organization ultimately owns the organizational culture.