Nobody likes to talk about the tough parts of building a company. It's not the fun stuff. It's not the glamorous stories you see in magazines on the shelf, but the reality as in most things is much different.
This is a topic I could write on in great detail but I wanted to keep it simple.
One of the biggest things you can do to become a better version of yourself is by simply working to improve.
Honestly, I think it comes from within to a major degree. To become anything in life the drive has to come from you. Nobody else can instill you with lasting motivation. Motivation can't be given, you have to want with a passion so big that you become unstoppable
It's true that automation could overtake many jobs in the future. To ensure you're not replaceable by a machine, you need strong critical thinking skills, which include these four related skills. Sound the alarm! Robots are gunning for our jobs!
Celebrity entrepreneurs are nothing new. We hear about them all the time, especially in the tech world with names like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk. Each inspires awe and emulation (in part) because of the news they generate and the exciting lifestyles they lead.
You know, I’m tired of reading these articles about startups and unicorns landing millions upon millions of dollars of venture capital and running their “companies” like a frat house.
When it comes to growing a successful enterprise, some magazines and bloggers are always bursting with good advice. Each day sees the publication of “new” tips and lists praising the power of hard work, perseverance, vision, etc.
Among other responsibilities that come with being the boss is gracefully handling the inevitable pressure.
Fourteen years ago we started our firm based on a distributed workforce. At the time, there was a huge stigma around organizations that allowed employees to telecommute or work primarily from
Business is dog-eat-dog. It’s about the pursuit of profits above everything else — a pitiless Darwinian exercise in which the strong survive by treating their workers like medieval serfs.
For centuries, consumers have had a love/hate relationship with self-service. From the first coin-operating vending machines of the 1880s (which sold postcards) to ATMs, Internet shopping and
One of the most important things to remember is, you never know enough. The moment you think you know it all is the moment you fail because you’re frozen. You stop growing, stop learning and you become stagnant.
When people talk about success, they often wonder how to “hack” it or short cut it. What can they do to avoid the hard work to get right to what they want. The reality though is much different.