Business owners are oftentimes also big dreamers and with those big dreams comes visions of growth--more and more products and services offered to more people, and more team members to serve those customers. New business owners seek fast growth to penetrate markets that they know their competition will try aggressively to create barriers. If they … Continue reading Hard Lessons Learned Fast: When Growing Your Business Too Fast Takes a Wrong Turn
According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2016 United States Report released on November 13th by Babson College, during the past two years, more than 25 million Americans were starting or running new businesses in the United States. Additionally, the report also states that more than half of Americans see good opportunities around them for starting a business. … Continue reading More than 25 Million Americans Are Starting or Running New Businesses
Check out this podcast from the "Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders" group at Stanford University. It's entitled "The Enlightened Entrepreneur" featuring Shirzad Chamine, entrepreneur, Stanford Lecturer, coach (to some of today's top CEOs and executive teams), and the brain behind the "Positive Intelligence" approach that helps individuals master the mind to find true happiness and success. All … Continue reading Are You an Enlightened Entrepreneur?
Watch this video about a millennial who went from being broke (unable to buy a burrito to feed himself) to a millionaire in five years. This just proves that those who are most successful at achieving dreams and goals do so through the efforts of their compounded hustle. http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000595100
When you hear or read the term “evergreen” as it relates to a company, it is not to imply that the company is somehow eco-friendly, even if it is. Rather, as used by venture capitalist Dave Whorton and Red Herring co-founder, Chris Alden, evergreen means a private, profitable, market-leading company that is designed from inception … Continue reading Defining and Characterizing Evergreen Companies
By Natasha Foreman Bryant, MBA According to Harvard Business School, most managers hold management positions on average 10 years before they are properly and thoroughly trained. So that is roughly 10 years that a manager has been running loose without truly knowing what to do, yet given the autonomy to tell others what they are … Continue reading Corporate Senior Leaders: How Your Management Team Impacts Everyone and Everything