Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. It's generally succeeded in this area, by ensuring its promises are kept. We've all become used
It's amazing the things that unite. Usually it's humor, trauma, or beauty - and often it's Jeopardy! The quiz show has been running strong for decades. Merv Griffin and Ken Jennings are household names.
When we first covered Modsy, they were knee-deep in solving the antiquated, but still very common, problems plaguing the furniture manufacturing models we rely upon today. Of course, in furniture, keeping
Like the rest of my generation, the 30th anniversary of the Game Boy has been making me feel nostalgic. I had a Game Boy, and like my peers in school I was obsessed with Pokemon and duly proud of my two
This Former Amazon HR Exec Says These Are the 3 Steps You Should Take to Create a Unique Employee Experience |
As the battle for talent wages on, many companies are searching for new ways to stand out as top employers. In the past, as long as you had a competitive compensation package and benefits, most candidates
While time in the market beats timing the market, not everyone wants to wait decades before reaping the benefits of a good investment -- especially if you're an entrepreneur working to scale a business.
What are some helpful tips for getting a marketplace working in its early days? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand
Running a business is more than a full-time job and that can make it hard to maintain a boundary between work life and personal life. Turns out, the same goes for business finances and personal finances.
What is it about a company that makes it sexy or noteworthy? Is it their valuation? Is it a gregarious founder with an overcoming-all-odds story? Perhaps it's the disruptive factor? If you read the headlines,
We all know that keen focus is essential to get your work efficiently accomplished. But sometimes this strategy can backfire along the way because your focus precludes you from noticing important interpersonal
Warren Buffett Says This Is the 1 Thing That Would Ruin His Life. It's a Brilliant Lesson For Every Leader |
Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. Rare is the ambitious person for whom modesty comes naturally. After all, if you want to achieve
Need to fill an open position? Chances are, you will follow the standard process. Step one: Require anyone wanting to join your team to fill out a tedious application form. When designing this application
Running a business is a difficult feat. And at times it can leave you feeling defeated, uninspired, and even depressed. I'll be the first to admit that running a business sometimes takes a toll on my health.
• I attended the TED conference in Vancouver, Canada, where attendees pay $10,000 to learn the next big ideas. • The theme this year, "Bigger Than Us," encouraged speakers to present solutions to the greatest
After a frustrating meeting with a small business client recently who didn't "have time" for social media, I was surprised to find evidence on the Internet that up to one quarter of small business owners
Last month, I spent a week in Las Vegas at the Adobe Summit. The conference features the digital experiences that brands are offering their customers. It also aims to underscore the trends influencing
In the rarest of cases, all it might take is a simple and jovial meme to launch your product to the top of the market - if your company is Apple and your CEO is Tim Cook, that is. With that kind of clout,
There's only one thing everyone in an open office design can agree on: the noise is annoying. Distractions are the number one complaint by employees, followed closely by lack of privacy. And we all know
Wendy's founder Dave Thomas once said: "What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone, know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed." Besides
Being a nice person isn't easy. I used to be really good at it. Blissfully floating through life, appreciating everyone and everything. Maybe being an entrepreneur has hardened me, but after many years
Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the social network violated its users' privacy. The company set aside $3 billion in
As the old saying goes, there's more than one way to skin a cat--there are at least half a dozen different leadership styles you could use. And if you adopt one style as a parent, you'll probably naturally
Study: 37 Percent of Employees Say They Would Leave Their Current Job Today if They Were Not Offered This 1 Perk |
Every once in a while a report highlighting a key work study comes across my desk that leaves me baffled. In one recent study which analyzed 1,200 U.S. employees' perceptions of the future of work, it
My first non-babysitting job (I started babysitting for the neighbors at 11) was fast food; so was my second. I've worked retail, been an administrative assistant, taught LSAT prep, sold truck bumpers
You might start an auto-body shop because you like cars. Or maybe you want to sell pies because baking has always been a favorite activity. But sticking to a given passion is not necessarily how you create
The CEO of United Airlines Just Made an Extraordinary Statement About the Troubled Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft |
It's no secret that the crashes of two Boeing 737 MAX aircraft have put the U.S. airline industry in a tailspin. In the wake of the tragic crashes of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight all