The ancient philosopher, Lao Tzu said “As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence. The next best, the people honor and praise. The next, the people fear, and the next the people hate. When the best leader’s work is done, the people say, “We did it ... Read More
Excerpt from Eric Markowitz | September 8, 2011 | Inc.com
Entrepreneurs are often ousted from the companies they start. Management experts weigh in on why founder succession happens, and how you can avoid it.
In July, Etsy CEO Rob Kalin was moved out of the top spot at the handmade goods retail ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Jenna Schnuer | November 28, 2011 | Entrepreneur.com
The parties often went late into the night, with up to 150 friends milling about their pool, gathered around the piano, singing, talking and laughing. Scott Jones and his partner, Kell Hicklin, loved entertaining. So when they ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Scott Shane | December 6, 2011 | Entrepreneur.com |
Guest op-ed contributor Scott Shane is a professor of entrepreneurial studies at Case Western Reserve University. He writes about entrepreneurship and innovation management, among other things.
Ever wonder why so many children of entrepreneurs become entrepreneurs themselves?
One ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Felix Salmon | December 9, 2011 | thedailybeast.com
An agreement that involves only the 17 euro-zone members pursuing a treaty to bring down debt, rather than a wider solution, means the collapse of the entire edifice is now a matter of when, says Felix Salmon.
I ... Read More
Mike Segal, co-founder and managing director at New York Private Equity Forums, talks with the Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his company’s unique business model.
When Mike Segal returned to New York after many years on the West Coast, he immersed himself in the business community and started attending investor ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Merrill Goozner | December 13, 2011 | TheFiscalTimes.com |
The Justice Department on Tuesday lodged criminal charges against seven former executives of Siemens AG, who engaged in a decade-long scheme to bribe top Argentine officials to win a billion-dollar government contract. The criminal cases stem ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Jacquelyn Smith | February 18, 2012 | MSNBC.com |
(Picture on left: With Google's market cap of $199.05 billion, CEO Larry Page will make this list for another two years. Then he turns 41.)
Mark Zuckerberg is only 27, but the company he’s chief executive of, ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Rich Russakoff and Mary Goodman | March 20, 2012 | CBSNews.com |
Ah, spring...A time of renewal, re-awakening, re-birth. It's the time of year when we park our parkas, open our windows to the fresh air and breathe in the promise of the new season.
Picture ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from STEVE YODER | March 27, 2012 | The Fiscal Times |
After Cedric Hornbuckle, age 37, served eight years in prison for drug dealing, he knew finding a job in the real world would be difficult—studies have found that any criminal record can cut someone’s ... Read More