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Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Just Taught a Master Class in How to Run a Company

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqus. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

Leadership

Digital transformation. What the hell does it really mean? Dataxu explains.

There has been a dramatic change across various industries, with the common denominator being digital transformation. Advancements in technology …

5 Ways to Generate Word-of-Mouth as a Small Business

Ninety-two percent of consumers trust referrals from people they know, and 77 percent of consumers are more likely to buy a new product when learning about it from friends or family.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>Humans rely on their network to make decisions about where to go, what …

Small Business

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

Wall Street

The Biggest Mistake New Entrepreneurs Make When Coming Up With a Business Model

Having an innovative product is nice--but providing exceptional service is the core differentiator.<p>I'll never forget how my dad supported me when I dropped out of college to build my junk removal business. As one of the top surgeons in Canada, he could have been embarrassed; after all, he expected …

Business Strategy

Want to Save 20 Hours of Your Work Week? Start Using These 9 Apps

Get your productivity systems in order, so that you can focus on the work that really inspires you.<p>In today's world of work, there are many distractions, opportunities, and things to do. A startup mentality has invaded all levels of work: an all-hands-on-deck mindset that encourages us to handle …

Apps

DevOps Engineers: What They Are and Why Your Small Business Should Hire One

If your small to midsize business (SMB) uses a healthy amount of third-party and proprietary software, then you should probably consider hiring a Development Operations (DevOps) professional. These brainy developers are responsible for a wide range of tasks, including code writing, app creation, …

The Perfect Amount of Time to Work Each Day

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. Let go of this relic and try a new, more productive approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution in an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor that workers were forced to endure on …

Time Management

Want to Be More Focused and Happier? Use Your Brain Like This

How to go from "overwhelmed" to "accomplished."<p>Have you ever been in the middle of working on something <i>really</i> important--like a report your boss wants "yesterday" or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting--only to have your mind drift away...right in the middle of it?<p>Perhaps you …

Magnifying Glass

10 Must watch movies for Entrepreneurs

Share27<p>Tweet<p>Share46<p>+13<p>Shares 76<p>Being an entrepreneur is not an easy task.When times are tough, you’re still going to march forward.Yet when this …

54 Design Terms Every Marketer Should Know

Do you know what the following words mean?<p>Kerning<br>• Triadic<br>• Skeuomorphism<br>• Knolling<p>It’s like learning a new language, isn’t it? Welcome to the world of …

Entrepreneurship Taught Me I Suck At These 10 Things!

Being a entrepreneur isn’t something I grew up wanting to become. I’m not sure growing up I even knew what an entrepreneur was. I did know my dad …