It's surprisingly common, and not just among new managers and entrepreneurs, either. I've seen it with CEOs and executives of companies big and small, public and private. No kidding. There are all sorts
Making decisions is something we do every day, so I wanted to find out more about how this process works and what affects the choices we make. It turns out, there are some really interesting ways our are
What makes an entrepreneur successful? Some people believe it's the ability to innovate. However, many startups are refinements of existing business models or improvements on how everyday products and
As an award-winning journalist, she's drilled political leaders and covered hard-hitting subjects like racism in her CNN series "Black in America". On Thursday, O'Brien gave advice to young professionals
More wary than before the crisis, Britons are nevertheless once again actively buying property on the Continent and elsewhere. For sale: a large, luxury, seafront villa with four bedrooms, a boathouse
Back in the 15th Century, Leonardo da Vinci, the great genius of the Middle Ages, said that "simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." Most modern managers would agree. Every good operation works hard
With the right ingredients, you can boost brain power by as much as 20%, according to the World Health Organization. "Food is like a pharmaceutical compound that affects the brain," Fernando Gómez-Pinilla,
Tim Cook gave one of his most revealing quotes to date about how he's running Apple in an interview at Duke's Fuqua School of Business. Cook got his MBA at Duke 25 years ago. He was on campus for a reunion
Always go with the hard choice. Here's why: Effort creates its own reward. Hard work - especially incredibly hard work - rarely pays off in the short term. But without incredible effort there is almost
The fastest-growing industries — according to a 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics report— include ones tied to the aging population, like home health care services and offices of health care practitioners.
1. Make it vivid. Rather than abstract concepts ("reduces costs," "increases productivity") use concrete, real-life examples that carry emotional heft with the audience ("saved ABC $1 million," "prevented
• More Americans are becoming entrepreneurs than ever, and they're increasingly optimistic, according to a study by Babson and Baruch colleges. • The Small Business Administration (SBA) has started a designed
I don't want to do anything. Everyone says things like: "I'm feeling stuck" Or, "I wish I knew what my purpose was" OR "I have lot's of ideas, what do I do next?" Do nothing. Why do you have to do anything?
College is a step toward adulthood for many, but the transition from bachelor's degree to entrepreneur can feel a bit jarring. Keeping your chin up, a stiff upper-lip and other empty clichés everyone to