Would you buy a high-end service from a folksy employee with a Southern accent? Or would you purchase a bargain-brand car from a dealer who was dressed in custom couture? Here’s what the big brands know
Stanford continued its wildly overcrowded How to Start a Startup course today with Silicon Valley’s outspoken libertarian billionaire Peter Thiel. The course is curated by Sam Altman, head of startup Y
Dr. Nadine Katz goes to a lot of meetings. Some of them last so long the participants have to order in food or switch rooms. Eleven years ago Katz, who is a vice president at Montefiore Medical Center
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. While the parallels between special operations and business closely mirror each other in some regards, there are also glaring differences.
It may be cliché but the saying that “attitude is contagious” is true. How you, your team, or your leader shows up is everything—inspiring or depressing, happy or sad, tense or terse. Managing emotions
As the saying goes, “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” A leader’s responsibility is to help their organization and the people they serve to grow and prosper – this is how you earn
I love the Ice Bucket Challenge. Period. It’s a collective expression of love in a world with far too little of it. It has generated public tears in an age with far too few of them. It restores faith.
Nearly a quarter century ago, at a gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, John W. Gardner delivered a speech that may be one of the most quietly influential speeches in the history of American business — a text
John W. Gardner, the secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare under President Lyndon Johnson and later the president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, wrote many books and gave many speeches
Let’s face it, most of us are addicted technology futurists. Who doesn’t enjoy speculating about what technology marvels will be commonplace in the coming decades? Will it be 3D printing? Artificial intelligence?
With shows like Shark Tank and all the focus in the media on entrepreneurship, young, vibrant, and charismatic entrepreneurs have captured our attention. These young people have proved that age is no to
Every day, I receive via email about a dozen press releases. Some reporters (like those covering tech beats) receive hundreds. Very few of these emails are opened, fewer are read top to bottom, and fewer
An expected 500,000 adults with autism are expected to begin seeking employment over the next decade as a tidal wave of young adults with autism age out of school and other programs. A Danish father of
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Your business's website aims to attract, engage and eventually convert new customers, but what if it is actually acting as customer-repellent
Many would-be college students are ditching their knapsacks and textbooks for rucksacks and guidebooks. But is putting your future on hold for a year of travel the best idea? (Photo: Getty Images) Travel
Your day begins at dawn. After all, you are lying in a sleeping bag under the open sky grateful that you haven't: a) been stabbed by a grifter, b) been trampled by a herd of animals or c) contracted hypothermia
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As an entrepreneur, you know how valuable every single minute of your day is. We all would do almost anything for more time. Sometimes your
But 14% of alums remained unemployed. For aspiring program developers, coding schools represent an opportunity to get a foot in the door of the bustling tech industry. It’s rare that graduates snag six-figure
In the new world of cloud computing, digital security is so critical it can make or break a company. That’s the message coming through loud and clear these days. Think about: 61 percent of organizations
The rise of powerful and easy-to-use software (e.g., software as a service) and analytic programming languages (e.g., R) have made it possible for people across the entire organization — not just the trolls
How much more could you get done if you completed all of your required reading in one-third or one-fifth the time? Increasing reading speed is a process of controlling fine motor movement -- period. This