I’ve always been interested in exploring the ways that business and psychology intersect. It’s fertile ground and is especially fascinating when it comes to the creation of corporate culture. When I interviewed Jenn Lim, Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness, a company she and Tony Hsieh (CEO of Zappos.com) co-founded, that helps businesses to create cultures that inspire engagement and passion, we talked about happiness, entrepreneurship, and how to a “Happiness” culture leads to profit. Here are some pieces of wisdom she’s gleaned through her long entrepreneurial journey: [Read more…]
It’s hard to believe that so many personal investors swear by Warren Buffett’s stock-picking methods. Why? Because when you look back at Buffett’s early career, none of his best and biggest moves required placing stock market bets with his own money.
The secret to Warren Buffett’s wealth is that he works like an entrepreneur. Sure, he uses the principles of value-investing to identify companies to invest in. But then he extracts wealth from those companies by pulling off entrepreneurial deals and executing on complex boardroom strategies.
If Buffett were a little more forthcoming, he just might cite the following reasons why you should stop trying to get rich by value investing your own money: [Read more…]
Let’s face it, we could all use a few more hours in the day to get things done. One way to free up time is by hiring an assistant, allowing us to offload some of the more repetitive tasks and focus on our core competencies. The right assistant can make all the difference in the world.
In this valuable guest post, Sharon Tsao leads you through what it takes to identify your needs in an assistant and separate out the good ones from the great ones. Sharon is a principal of Contemporary Staffing Solutions who specializes in identifying a client’s gaps and providing solutions by hiring talent with strong readiness. She is also a Member of The Business Owners Council and is a multi-time Inc. 5000 honoree and a member of the Council’s Masterclass. [Read more…]
I’d like to introduce you to Raz Choudhury who is the CEO and co-founder of Office Interactive, a cutting-edge NYC- based company founded three years ago. His background is in app development and he ran USAWeb for almost 20 years, working with agencies on their digital marketing and app development. Office Interactive provides innovative marketing automation software and demand-based inbound lead generation services. Raz has a visionary approach to sales and marketing, and today we’re going to highlight some of his fantastic insights. [Read more…]