René E. Ortiz

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos constantly reminds his workers about the biggest enemy: 'Irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline.'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos knows a thing or two about building a successful business.<p>Several analysts have predicted that Amazon will be the world's first company with a trillion-dollar valuation, and Bezos recently became the second-richest person on earth.<p>In his latest letter to Amazon shareholders, …

5 Questions Leaders Should Be Asking All the Time

The best teachers all have at least one thing in common: they ask great questions. They ask questions that force students to move beyond simple answers, that test their reasoning, that spark curiosity, and that generate new insights. They ask questions that inspire students to think, and to think …

Management

10 maneras de ayudar a sus empleados a ser más resolutivos

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El mundo adora las etiquetas “Made in Germany”

http://cdnm.forbes.es/i/400x400/4-2017/20174316840_1.jpg<br/><br/>Los productos fabricados en Alemania gozan de la mayor reputación entre los …

Cuando Elon Musk y Jeff Bezos dejaron a todos mordiendo el polvo

Los jefes de Amazon y Tesla están demostrando que navegan en la siguiente ola de la tecnología y los negocios.<p>En 10 días, Jeff Bezos y Elon Musk han …

Apple has an official permit to test self-driving cars in California, DMV confirms

The California DMV updated its website on Friday, adding Apple's name to 29 other companies testing self-driving vehicles in the state, including Tesla and Google.<p>The permit is confirmation that Apple has been quietly working on self-driving car technology, something that the company has not …

Qué hacen los mejores mentores

http://cdnm.forbes.es/i/400x400/4-2017/20174316349_1.jpg<br/><br/>Hoy en día, ante un panorama de trabajo cambiante, más orientado al propósito y …

Walmart Has a New Discount Program. Here's What Shoppers Need to Know

Special deals if you buy online.<p>Walmart is rolling out a new discount program that arch rival Amazon can’t possibly copy. The company announced on …

eCommerce

This Company Makes Money Off of Your Half-Used Hotel Bathroom Soap

If you've ever wondered what happens to that complimentary soap bar, here's your answer.<p>Unless you plan on holding up in a hotel room for an extended …

Red Cross

This Is Jeff Bezos' Best Advice About Making Big Decisions

It might make you uncomfortable.<p>No one likes to look foolish. But waiting too long to make a crucial decision — whether professional or personal — …

Jeff Bezos

Tesla presentará en septiembre el prototipo de camión eléctrico

El fundador Elon Musk anuncia también que la versión final del Model 3 entrará lista para entrar producción en julio<p>Elon Musk acudió este jueves a …

El pasajero evacuado por United Airlines demandará a la compañía

"No pueden tratarnos como ganado", afirma el abogado de David Dao, que perdió dos dientes y necesita cirugía por la doble factura de la nariz<p>La …

Your Brand: What Customers Say Behind Your Back

Think of your brand as what customers say behind your back, and the way you manage your company could change dramatically.<p>We hear a ton about brand-building, especially from big-company executives. But what is a brand, and why is it important to invest time and money building it? Vala Ashfar, CMO …

Customers

5 Most Destructive Phrases in Business

To be a better business leader, you need to avoid these five destructive phrases like the plague.<p>How often have you been in a productive business meeting only to have it come to a grinding halt because of something someone said? It happens all the time. A negative comment or a pessimistic concern …

Scientific Research

How To Really Measure a Company’s Innovation Prowess

Who is the world’s most innovative company? The editors of <i>Fast Company</i> say Nike. Last year, number crunchers at <i>Forbes</i> found that Salesforce.com is the company with the highest “Innovation Premium” baked into its stock price. <i>MIT Technology Review</i> didn’t pick a winner, but on its recent list of top …

Purpose is Good. Shared Purpose is Better

Companies are turning to “purpose” and “authenticity” as a way to engage consumers and employees. But it’s hard enough to find a purpose in life if you’re an individual, let alone an entire company. And being authentic is a bit like being cool — sometimes the harder you try, the less you are.<p>So …

Want Productive Employees? Treat Them Like Adults

For more than a decade now, I’ve struggled to define what fuels the most sustainably productive work environment — not just on behalf of the large corporate clients we serve, but also for my own employees at The Energy Project. Perhaps nothing I’ve uncovered is as important as trust.<p>Much as …

The Customer Profile: Your Brand’s Secret Weapon

Today, my Facebook mobile newsfeed showed me a sponsored post for The Hobbit: Kingdoms mobile game even though I’m not a fan of <i>The Hobbit</i> and I would not consider myself a mobile gamer.<p>I also went to CNN’s mobile site. An activity that I’ve done often for years, yet CNN still hasn’t gotten around …

Google's Secrets Of Innovation: Empowering Its Employees

March was a good month for Google. Its market capitalization breached a record high $260 billion. Since its IPO in 2004, its shares have soared over 900%. The company’s success stems from its continuous innovation and it extraordinary management practices. Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice President of …