INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) A powerful way to dramatically grow your business is to ask yourself, “What business do I really compete in?” How might … [Read more...]
Issue #11: On Creating Meaning, Sharing Success, and More
INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) • One of the most effective things leaders can do to motivate the troops is to create … [Read more...]
Down on Clowns Lately? Not After Meeting This Ringling Bros. Clown Turned Entrepreneur
Clowns have gotten a bad rap lately in the news, but this clown turned entrepreneur, startup innovator, and TED talk veteran is no Bozo. He shares six lessons for entrepreneurial success.
The nationwide creepy-clown scare may have you clown-jaded, but Paul Miller will redeem his profession. After Miller's years of success as a Ringling Bros. Circus clown, the … [Read more...]
‘Shark Tank’ Took a Bite Out of This Founder, but He Swims On (and You Should Too)
The founder of #besomebody took his mauling on the show as just another day in the ocean of entrepreneurship. Here's what you can learn from the resilient Kash Shaikh
The Sharks on ABC's 'Shark Tank' were in a feeding frenzy, and Kash Shaikh was wearing chum underwear. At least in the eight minutes viewers saw. (Shaikh was actually … [Read more...]
6 Secrets From This Startup Brewery’s Breathtaking Success
Startup MadTree Brewery defied all odds to become an immediate hit--here's how they did it
Kenny McNutt and Brady Duncan of MadTree Brewery. Shay Nartker Some 15,000 people were jammed into the facility, laughing, talking, and sipping beer in the midst of an electric … [Read more...]
How This Entrepreneur Made $1 Million Last Year Just by Talking
Inspiring business and life lessons lie within the story of a most unlikely millionaire.
Scott Stratten has always been an entrepreneur, a word he jokingly tells me is Latin for "terrible employee". After short stints in sales and HR in his early twenties … [Read more...]
Jeff Bezos Just Pinpointed What Makes the Best Entrepreneurs in 4 Brilliant Words
It's an approach any entrepreneur can take, and that the best ones have
Jeff Bezos says a lot of smart things. He writes plenty too, like thoughtful annual shareholder letters, nestling sharp nuggets within. At a recent Amazon all-hands … [Read more...]
If You Answer Yes to This 1 Question, You’re Unintentionally Holding Yourself Back From Success
This profound question can unveil more than you think and spur change greater than you'd imagine.
Here's a truth: Many of us don't really notice our life has gotten off track until it's off track. It can happen to business owners, corporate citizens, … [Read more...]
In 1 Counterintuitive Sentence, Mark Cuban Just Gave the Secret to Rapidly Growing Any Business
Dallas Maverick's owner Mark Cuban gives counterintuitive advice, but it's by no means counterproductive.
Mark Cuban, the Shark Tank veteran, sports mogul, and business maven (not to mention billionaire) is known for giving punchy one-liners and pointed advice to anyone … [Read more...]
Google’s Surprising Move Fuels Feud With Amazon (and Shows Consequence of Emotions Run Amok)
Tempers are flaring as the tech giants tiff, and you know who loses. Here is how to keep your own cool at work to avoid unwanted side-effects.
There are plenty of signs of the emotionally unintelligent workplace, and plenty of emotionally unintelligent workplaces too. But you don't expect to see traces of such … [Read more...]