Colby Ward

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Wells Fargo Conversations

Discover tips for developing the rising generation into business leaders.<p>Consider these simple steps to help protect your business should the …

Finance

6 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Started Managing People

I first became a manager in my 20’s and, back then, I probably wasn’t a very good one. Nothing really prepares you to lead other people. There is, of course, no shortage of advice out there, but most of it is more myth and lore than anything else and not very helpful.<p>Henry Mintzberg wrote, “The …

Leadership

Three Strategies for Promoting Mcommerce via Your App

Morgan Stanley analysts have projected that by 2015, mobile Internet usage will surpass its desktop counterpart, and according to eMarketer, sales in global mobile commerce (m-commerce) will easily exceed $100 billion by 2017. As a result, merchants aiming to increase m-commerce sales are …

Mobile Commerce

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

How many Greek legends were really true?

<b>The culture and legends of ancient Greece have a remarkably long legacy in the modern language of education, politics, philosophy, art and science. Classical references from thousands of years ago continue to appear. But what was the origin of some of these ideas?</b><p><b>1. Was there ever really a Trojan</b> …

Ancient History

Career Arc: Tom Petty

Taking stock of the legendary rocker’s steady, stunning 40-year career<p>Who is Tom Petty? Naturally I’m asking this because there’s a pretty good …

Music