Is the goal of business to be happy? The answer to that question depends on who you ask. College MBA students often feel like they have a “happy” plateau they want to reach. Old guard in the business game knows better, though. True entrepreneurs aren’t often happy unless they are building “new” or breaking ground. […]
How much would you pay for a hair dryer? Dyson, maker of the “new and different” sort of vacuum, is betting the price could be as much at $400. Yes, seriously. A hair dryer that costs as much as a lawnmower or a mobile tablet.
Everyone gets busy if they allow it. People make time for what matters most to them. People tend to think that they will increase whatever they focus on. However, only making time for business can cause stress, and it actually halts profits. The brain needs relaxation to avoid burn out and to allow for creativity. […]
Robert De Niro recently received permission to open a luxury boutique hotel in London’s West End. The location will have 83 rooms, two restaurants, a spa, and a private member’s club. This will be the actor’s third venture into hotel ownership.
Companies, especially a start-up, are capable of reaping a lot of rewards by embracing diversity in the workplace, but only if management goes about it in a certain way. There are shortcuts, but they should be avoided to ensure the highest quality workplace is achieved.
When you start in business young you tend to deal with herds of people who all want to ask the same questions, either “how old are you” or “when did you get started”. Well, the operative word in that sentence is “herd.” Don’t get mad at those folks, they’re just going along with status quo, […]