Everybody makes mistakes. Smart executives avoid them when they can and swiftly fix them when they can't.
George Naddaff is nearing his 84th birthday but still thinking entrepreneurially. It is a tribute to America that George Naddaff could come from humble, new-immigrant beginnings and succeed beyond anybody's wildest dreams.
Today I'm going to share 11 leadership tips I've come upon the hard way -- because there's only one way to leadership, and that's the hard way.
Even superstars need to be managed. Nobody can be as objective about himself and his own performance as his boss should be. Nobody can hold herself accountable -- accountability comes from knowing you have to answer to someone else.
Marketing campaign possibilities are practically endless, but every startup tech company should be involved in these major four players.
We can't deny it. It's everywhere we go, it's everything we see. It's social media and it symbolizes where we are as a society: Interconnected... and it is here to stay.
In general, that maxim may be true. However, if you're in competition with someone who is using authority marketing strategies, you'll find yourself at a huge disadvantage. In this specific case, all things are not equal.
When 1 in 5 owners is saying they've had to lay off employees, it's time to sit up and take notice.
The stress and loss of productivity that comes with turnover can be detrimental to any business. Research shows that 30 percent of employees are likely searching for a new position online when they should be working, ultimately affecting your bottom line.
With such a low percent of net interest margin, the best possible outcome on a loan for these money making lenders is to get paid back all of its principal and make a small spread on the interest.
Building a startup is, with absolute certainty, one of the most difficult journeys someone can embark on. Sleepless nights accompany early mornings and the looming taste of coffee and whiskey never quite leave your taste buds.
In 2009, Startup Weekend held its first "Women's Edition" event alongside Women 2.0 in San Francisco. The event proved to be a success, yielding 19 strong startup teams.
So if you told me even five years ago that I would own and run a small business with my husband (in the fitness industry, no less!), I would have spit out my Frappuccino and laughed hard. Really hard. We opened our gym in the East Village in June of 2013. I have never "worked" a day since.
Having a successful business provides a test to the motivated, financially sound and mentally adept. On the other hand, starting a business is relatively easy.
We'd all gotten in the habit of building things. Sometimes you're the founder, sometimes you're a team member, and sometimes you're just in the vicinity and scheming. But once you become a builder, it's hard to let go.
Tomorrow is today. If we or our organization are waiting for things to get better, we're missing the point: It's up to us to make things better now.