Only 32 percent of workers are engaged, and the rest spend much of their time wishing they were somewhere else.
There is no question that there are people that are naturally born with ambition and hustle. But the incredibly talented @KingBach posed a question for me the other day and asked if ambition can be a taught behavior: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Gary Vay-Ner-Chuk (@garyvee) on Jul 23, 2019 at […]
Even though ‘big data’ has now been around for several years, the opportunities for startups seem to keep growing, just as the amount of data keeps growing.
Business acquisitions are rarely easy or straightforward. Things can get messy, and it’s important to do your research.
In a famous Harvard study of 212 new ventures a few years ago, USC professor Noam Wasserman found that half the founders were no longer at the helm after three years, and over time 80% were forced out. That’s not an attractive statistic if you crave control and power.
It’s not uncommon for Founders to have all of their net worth tied up in their company without a real dollar to show for it. Our startup might be worth millions on paper, but is there a way to turn it into real money?
Trying to be a business leader by instilling fear in your employees and partners is never a good approach, but it is particularly devastating in a startup. Yet I see this approach used all too often by new entrepreneurs, most of whom are not natural tyrants, but who are fighting to mask their own internal fears and insecurities about starting a business.
Most entrepreneurs are quick to assert to potential investors that their product or solution will kill the competition, but unfortunately, your opinion alone is not enough to convince most experienced investors. They want quantifiable facts and figures on how your offering compares to recognized key players in your domain, and quotes from recognized third-party experts […]
1. If One Employee Makes All The Other Employees Miserable, And They Still Don’t Fix Their Behavior After You Try To Change It A Few Times, They’ve Got To Go This is one of my most talked about pieces of business advice that I get asked about constantly, and it makes sense why. If someone […]
Some entrepreneurs forget that talking is not communicating. Fortunately, these skills can be learned, and the barriers to communication can be overcome one by one.
I’m still surprised to see so many situations where things that should be easy are painful to customers and lead to customers hating your business. How could any rational employee or executive fail to do his or her job, not realize there is a problem, or not care enough to even try to do the right thing?