Life is a series of choices and events, and choices about those events, and choices about what to do about those events, and so on. Each choice leads to another. You see, we don't always choose what may happen to us in life, but when we are presented with the gift of Choice, we rarely see it as a gift.
You achieve a faithful following by earning it. People are smart. They can sense when you, as a business, have their best interests at heart, versus when you’re solely out to maximize profit.
I had breakfast this morning with two fellows who enjoy business as much as I do. We all left with more energy and scheduled another meeting. If you head for the office (or factory or airport) without that feeling at least half of your days, you’re squandering your life.
We can create better environments with higher EQ and ultimately keep talent from leaving. But we have to manage this.
Recent headlines about Facebook panicking because their AI bots developed a language of their own have us hitting the alarm button once again. Must we feel unsettled with AI in our futures?
Working in a startup is not easy. It means a lot of work, being flexible and agile. With a lean team, we all strived to make the product, sale, experience and company better.
Change in leadership does matter to the stock price; just be careful who you bet on, because it can go either way.
Connecting dots, making assumptions, analyzing data and imagining different outcomes are all necessary skills for successful executives.
In short, high-stress levels among your sales team can lead to unmet targets and decreasing sales figures, which can trigger even more stress. Before you know it, you’ll have a burned out sales force and a company on the verge of collapse. It’s a vicious cycle — and decisive steps need to be taken to stop it.
Failure to comply with securities laws may trigger, among other consequences, rescission rights, damages, civil and criminal penalties.
The best banks can help guide and mentor a growing business.
Monetize your business' data: Here's a how-to list to turn your data into profit-driving strategies and solutions.