Everybody loves self-improvement. We want to get smarter, network better, be connected, balance our lives, and so on. That’s why we’re such avid consumers of “top 10” lists of things to do to be a more
Kenneth Andersson for HBR Delivering bad news is tough. It’s even harder when you don’t agree with the message or decision you’re communicating. Maybe you have to tell your star performer that HR turned
Cofounder, Socialbakers In its early days, Facebook felt like the Wild West to marketers. The avalanche of consumer eyeballs to the site was tantalizing, but it was tough to make sense of it as a branding
Sometimes, pretending to be the next Warren Buffett just doesn’t cut it. Investors eventually want to see actions and results befitting of comparison to the ‘Oracle of Omaha.’ In the case of Biglari Holdings,
“Let me tell you about the very rich,” wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald a few years before the Great Depression became the Great Leveler. “They are different from you and me.” He was right. And when Ernest Hemingway
I just finished reading Warren Buffett’s 50th Annual Letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. His honesty and humility are nothing new to the business community. But these yearly missives remind us the
So you think your customers have high expectations, do you? Let me introduce you to perhaps the house of highest expectations in the world: The Inn At little Washington, a double five diamond–and Forbes
This story appears in the March 2015 . Subscribe » The first step in launching any successful business should be conducting research into prospective markets. Capturing and sifting through such data is
Want to be your own fund manager? Here's a brief guide to how it's done - and a recommendation on Britain's 10 best shares Most investors prefer to leave stock picking to the professionals and, therefore,
In some neighborhoods, it's easy to feel like there's already a fast-food joint on every corner in America. But a few popular brands are still finding room to grow. In its annual rankings of the top 50
Competition in the young energy storage market is heating up nicely. SunEdison’s announcement today of its purchase of an energy storage startup is the latest example of that. This is a good time to look
Warren Buffett, who boasts nearly a million Twitter followers even though he hasn’t used the micro-blogging site in a year, popped up in his followers’ feeds Thursday to help promote a new campaign from
And he's also giving major love to one of the hottest startups in the world: Airbnb. For an investor who has traditionally shunned new technology plays, it is a surprise to hear Buffett talking this way.
Buffett is undoubtedly the most successful investor in history. His investment philosophy is no secret, and he has repeatedly shared bits and pieces of it through a lifetime of quips and memorable quotes.
30 Years Ago Warren Buffett Gave Away The Secret To Good Investing And Correctly Predicted No One Would Listen
In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville." Buffett writes: "The common intellectual theme of
A new film tells the story of how the great scientist transformed the field of cosmology while fighting a degenerative disease. Stephen Hawking is one of the greatest scientists ever--comparable to Darwin,
But ultimately, it may be Swedes who come out on top. This week, Volvo announced that it will put 100 production ready autonomous cars in the hands of actual consumers by 2017. This initial pilot run see
Apple fanboys and Samsung’s “Next Big Thing”ers would hoot with derisive laughter if The Wall Street Journal or Financial Times reported that GM or Ford planned to rewrite the rules of smartphone innovation.