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You might not be Dr. Dre or a mega-company like Apple creating $3.2 billion dollar collaborations, but there are some very valuable lessons to be learned from this for any entrepreneur or business owner, says Topher Morrison, author of "Collaboration Economy".
The future of marketing agencies is uncertain as basic-marketing tasks are being carried out by business owners. With freelancers on the rise, it is difficult to say if the influx of marketing agencies is sustainable for years to come.
Phuong Uyen Tran, author of “Competing With Giants” offers 6 tips for cultivating relationships with family in business, whether your boss is your dad, your mom, your sibling or any other relative.
As youth grow into adults and start entering the workplace, basic life skills like face-to-face communication has not been in their repertoire. Warren Wright, author of "Second Wave Millennials: Tapping the Potential of America's Youth", believes this lack of soft skills is a problem.
With banks are growing more risk averse, and friends and family less motivated to make initial supporting investments during this difficult period, raising start up capital has gotten more challenging. Galiano Tiramani, co-founder of Boxabl shares his thoughts.
How do you prepare for the unexpected and avoid the common strategy-to-execution disconnects that stand as an obstacle between where you are and where you want to be?
If you want to achieve at the highest level, if you want to make the upside unlimited or nearly so, if you don’t want to put a cap on people’s performance, you have to find a way to reward them for it. If you need a minimum standard, negative reinforcement can get you there, but you’re creating a ceiling, says Mackenzie Kyle, author of "The Performance Principle".
Ross Morel, CEO of Frogslayer - a custom software development and digital innovation firm - shares his experience of building his company around people.
Audience testing is a great way to see beyond your own mind and get an idea of how others respond to your ideas. This invaluable feedback can grant peace of mind and help you choose a business name with confidence, shares Grant Polachek, Director of Marketing at Squadhelp.com.
Extended stays have not only established themselves as a fantastic option for safety-concerned travelers but have shown potential for profit and growth while much of the hospitality industry have been struggling.
As a supporter of a number of local causes, Thomas Kane helps advocate and raise money for organizations around Chicago. He shares why one’s contributions really do matter.
It’s time for high schools to catch up to the needs of their students and make entrepreneurship part of the curriculum. Entrepreneurial consultant and speaker Wheeler del Torro explains why.
The chance of someone stealing your idea is so low it's almost the same percentage as the chance you will win an Oscar, insists Samuel Sanders, author of "Your Next Big Idea".
Nobody had a plan for the entire accounts processing team to be out of the office indefinitely, muses Kim Lockett, Vice President of Customer Success and Services for Nvoicepay. She looks at how AP teams have adjusted during this period.
Retailers have come to realize that sustainability measures are unavoidable as they will be imposed by new regulations and a growing number of eco-conscious consumers, argues Ivan Kot, Customer Acquisition Director and IT Solution Manager at Itransition.
Why local government and smart planning are just the beginning.
Mladen Pupovac, founder and CEO of Web Marketing Hub, looks some 300 years into the past in an attempt to learn from Benjamin Franklin, an author, businessman, scientist, inventor, activist and politician widely regarded as one of the most colorful and influential characters in American history.
The strength of an organization rests not only on the power of its mission but also its mission statement — to bring everyone together around common objectives. That’s something Disney’s leadership understands well, argue Michael G. Goldsby and Rob Mathews, authors of "Entrepreneurship the Disney Way".