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?
In our last post we discussed a huge issue in many organizations--high turnover and theft tied to a disconnect between management and employees. This article will shed light on how to recruit, hire, train, and retain quality employees---and how management is key to your success, or the trap door to failure. Slow to Hire Your … Continue reading Hire Employees Like It’s Leading to Marriage
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
By Natasha Foreman Bryant, MBA In my more than twenty years of starting, operating, and managing businesses, mine and others, I have learned numerous lessons along the way. Coupled with my experience as an employee for several small, medium, and large corporations, these lessons have shown me that many mid and senior managers aren't seeing … Continue reading Corporate Senior Leaders: At the End of the Day it is Your Responsibility
Operation HOPE Founder, Chairman, and CEO, John Hope Bryant is zeroing in and addressing our world's biggest issues: dignity, financial literacy, financial dignity, flawed definition and model of success, entitled and disconnected youth, students belief that K-12 schools lack immediate relevance to the "real world", lack of entrepreneurs and small businesses, and a weakened infrastructure. This … Continue reading John Hope Bryant on Redefining Success
Anyone who has ever started a business can recall at least three mistakes that they made and later learned from. Meridith Dennes shared her top three mistakes for Project Eve. Dennes wrote that she made the mistake of paying too much for formation. Dennes' company shelled out a $5,000 retainer to a top Wall Street … Continue reading A Startup’s Biggest Mistakes
By Natasha L. Foreman If you live in or will be in the Atlanta area Wednesday, January 16th then there's only ONE place that you need to be from 9:30am to 11:30am, and that's cheering on and supporting aspiring youth entrepreneurs at Operation HOPE's HOPE Business In A Box (HBIAB) pitch competition at Jean Childs … Continue reading Operation HOPE is Giving Aspiring Youth Entrepreneurs the Chance to Shine