Business coach Peter Drucker was known for dispensing some sage advice that still rings true decades later:
Do what you do best and outsource the rest.
What comes to mind when you hear that mantra? An immediate list likely appears of all the tasks you know ...
If you are building a startup, you’ll find no shortage of people who are willing to give you advice, particularly when it comes to raising financing. Unfortunately, much of this advice is wrong.
Well not, wrong exactly.
Most startup advice, like most ...
The business world is on the lookout for the next tech hero to appear. They’re on the hunt for the likes of Gates and Zuckerberg who have rocked the world with their innovations and have propelled mankind into integrating technology with our daily lives.
Most job descriptions suck.
I mean they're truly awful. (In most cases, they actually drive away the best candidates.)
When it comes to hiring new employees, most execs craft and publicize job descriptions that highlight the specific requirements ...
What’s old is new again in recruitment, development, and retention, especially for Millennials.
My Grandpa’s Story
My Grandpa succeeded in business in 1917 the same way workers succeed at Facebook today in 2017.
Grandpa Irving came to New York ...
The client sitting across the table sipped his coffee and leveled a stare at me. “What I need,” he said, "is not more leaders. I need followers that will follow and managers that will manage." When I asked him to expand a bit on this, here was his ...
The worst brand scandals of the year were mostly about sexism or racism.
In the decade I've been posting about the year's worst brand disasters, I've never seen a year where most of the big scandals involved either sexism or racism. In 2017, sexual ...
Behind the Facebook sign at Facebook's headquarters is a sign for Sun MicroSystems, the previous tenants of what is now the home of Facebook. Why did they leave the sign? "It's there to remind us that if we don't listen to the needs of people around the ...