Five years ago, Amy Wilkinson was attending a birthday party in New York City when she looked around at the prominent guests and saw several well-known entrepreneurs. They included the founders of Google,
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Building your startup dream team is a unique task. Every employee plays a huge role in the early days of a new business, so it’s incredibly
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Founding and growing an industry-transforming company is probably one of the hardest things anyone could ever do, and the hardest part about
The conventional wisdom says that you should keep your job search a secret from your employer. If your supervisor finds out, she will think your head is no longer in the game. She’ll stop giving you choice
Dedicated to the notion that knowledge often comes when you’re studying something else, I offer up the following pre-enterpreneur (incidentally also the pre Columbia University Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology
A quick, interesting way to gauge the health of tech companies is to look at their revenue per employee. Is management actually growing the business by investing headcount? Or just treading water? The
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. A 2014 Robert Half survey of more than 2,100 CFOs and nearly 300 employees nationwide revealed that unhappiness with management is a leading
He shared with us 20 of the most important things he's learned over the past two decades that all entrepreneurs, CEOs, managers, and employees can use: 1. Family matters most. Starting and running a business
Measuring the value of a company is a fairly simple task, provided you have the right financial reports. But measuring the value of a leader? Not so easy. How do you track innovation and charisma? Increasingly,
Today, it has more than 70 offices across 40 countries and receives more than 2 million job applications every year. In that same time, it's secured a comfortable No. 1 spot atop several rankings of the
James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally
In recent years, investors have learned that defining the market value of a firm cannot just be based on finances. GAAP and FASB standards require financial reporting of earnings, cash flow, and profitability
If there were some way for you to download decades of my experience in the business world and sort through the individuals who have had great success bringing real products to market, you'd find something
Not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur. Many decide to begin a startup only to find it was more than they bargained for, they had the wrong motivation, or perhaps their skill set wasn't appropriate.
But as it turns out, most hiring managers don't really care about where you went to school or the degree you earned. According to Christine Romans, CNN chief business correspondent and author of "Smart
The life of an entrepreneur sounds glamorous when you’re on the outside looking in. Setting your own schedule, creating your own rules, and building the type of company you want to work for can be incredibly
Companies lose momentum when they fail to see the opportunities that their competitors are consistently seizing. This happens when a company’s senior leadership refuses to change with a rapidly evolving
From being the office gossip to hiring the wrong person these managers share what they wish they would have done differently. We’ve all had a forehead-slapping career moment—or two. You blanked on an meeting.
Venture capital is incredibly important for startups and their founders. Not only does a venture round provide important funds for sustainable growth, but it also comes with the added benefits of industry
Over the years, I've had one-on-one discussions with hundreds of successful executives and entrepreneurs. Here are the 10 most memorable and useful examples of business wisdom that I personally heard.