Bogdan Marinescu

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Owner vs. CEO Management

There’s a distinctly different management philosophy between owners and CEOs. I grew up watching my father singlehandedly run our family business and for the last 6 years I’ve had the counsel of board members who’ve recruited and employed CEOs of hyper-fast growth companies. Sometimes their styles …

Rates and the US housing market

2013-06-26T21:19:45.000Z<p>By: Cardiff Garcia<p>Even before last week’s FOMC meeting and the subsequent spike in long-term rates, the US refinancing wave …

Queen's income set to rise for second year running

<b>The Queen will receive a 5% rise in her income after the Crown Estate, from which she is paid, reported an increase in its profits.</b><p>The Sovereign Grant, which funds the Queen's spending as Head of State, will rise in 2014 from £36.1m to £37.89m.<p>The grant is calculated as a percentage of profits from …

Coastlines

The 6 essential lessons of a satisfying, productive career | Daniel H. Pink

Just in time for graduation season, Johnny Bunko is here to remind you of the 6 essential lessons of any satisfying, productive career:<p><b>1. There is no</b> …

10 Ways To Help Others That Will Lead You To Success

Helping others should be a natural extension of every business leader’s responsibilities. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come as easy as you would think. As leaders, we often get too caught up in operations or our own problems to give people the help they need. However, in the last year, I’ve realized …

60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, …

Work-Life Balance: 8 Ways to Eliminate Late Nights at Work | Inc.com

In a recent survey of more than 4,000 business executives conducted by Accenture, work-life balance was the key factor for more than half of men and women in determining a successful career. Work-life balance came out ahead of money, recognition, and autonomy.<p>Now, I firmly believe in breaking the …

Time Management

How to make the most of running your business from home

When most people envisage business owners, they might assume someone running a successful enterprise will be a suited and booted executive sitting in …

5 Monster Management Lessons From Pixar

First-time Pixar feature director Dan Scanlon and producer Kori Rae learned from the best–the company’s founder John Lasseter–and applied what they gleaned to the years-long process of making Monsters University.<p>Pixar is nothing if not consistent. Its films consistently appeal to children and …

Home prices through the roof - biggest jump in 7 years

U.S. home prices went through the roof in April, posting their biggest monthly gain in seven years.<p>If that wasn't enough of a sign the housing market is roaring back, sales of new single-family homes in May rose to their highest monthly level in nearly five years.<p>"The recovery is definitely broad …

Housing Market

A Challenging Project For The Architects: House Zochental in Aalen, Germany

House Zochental is a home designed by Liebel Architekten BDA on a steep slope of land, in Aalen, Germany. Due to the rough site, the project was …

Why Some Companies Seem To Last Forever

Nokia began in 1865 as a riverside paper mill along the Tammerkoski Rapids in southwestern Finland. In the late 1880s, Johnson & Johnson got its start by manufacturing the first commercial sterile surgical dressings and first-aid kits.<p>And in 1924, the founder of Toyota came out with his company's …

Innovation