Elon Musk is both the chairman and chief executive of Tesla. He’s also the CEO and lead designer at SpaceX. Despite having the most “excruciating” year of his life professionally, he doesn’t plan to step away from any of these roles, he told The New York Times. That points to […]
As the speed of business gets faster and faster leaders are looking for ways to get their staff to take action. A common complaint is “my people just will not do the things that I ask them to do.” Some point the finger at the attitude of the millennial generation […]
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For all its joy and good tidings, the holiday season can be one of the busiest times of the year, and particularly so for professional women, who are often the event planner, chef, and chief shopper of the family. It’s not just the gift-buying that makes these workers’ crazed; it’s […]
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[credit provider=”Flickr/misspupik” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/miss_pupik/110398207/in/photostream/”] I hear many executives and professionals in large corporations talking about their dream of jumping ship, and starting their own company. What they don’t realise is that the longer they wait, the more big-company habits they are acquiring, which will make their eventual decision harder and entrepreneurial […]
[credit provider=”Vimeo/User Insight” url=”http://vimeo.com/33735173″] Today’s advice comes from Eric V. Holtzclaw, CEO and founder of User Insight, via his column at Inc.:“You should fire yourself, especially from the jobs that, with you handling them, stand in the way of your company’s growth.”
[credit provider=”YouTube/NashvilleNAWBO” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxN6ZkR9of8&feature=related”] Today’s advice comes from Dr. Jeff Cornwall, director of Belmont University centre for Entrepreneurship, via The Tennessean: “Every business owner eventually hears the same advice. If you want your business to grow, you must learn to delegate.”
Fast Company has a video out today describing “insecurity work” and all the ways it can hamper productivity.
In 1988, Michael Feuer opened the first OfficeMax in Cleveland, Ohio with just $20,000 in savings. He sold it for nearly $1.5 billion in 2003, having built the office supply store into a $5 billion chain with 1,000 stores. These days, Feuer is focused on his latest venture Max-Wellness, which […]
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