A busy schedule, in and of itself, is often seen as an achievement. As the reasoning goes, a Google calendar packed with appointments is progress. But it’s not. If anything, it’s a distraction from fulfilling your vision and tackling the long-term obstacles towards company growth.
Getting enough sleep? Totally useful. Other so-called business hacks? Not so much. Here are 10 useless business hacks you can toss right out the window!
With the average age of a CEO at 58 years of age, it’s clear that baby boomers possess decades of lessons to pass along to up-and-coming entrepreneurs. But the instruction need not flow in only one direction. Here are just a few lessons older and younger generations can teach one another:
There are three mission-centered metrics that small businesses often ignore because they are generally harder to assess. Consider these essential metrics to improve your bottom line and build long-term growth.
For small business owners, the art of closing the “deal” can make or break a company. These research-driven steps can help you reframe your position in dealing with potential investors and business partners.
Everyone faces rejection, and for small business owners, the “no’s” commonly outweigh the “yeses,” especially in the beginning. While it’s hard to accept this fact when you’re fuming over the injustice of it all, it’s not the “no” that matters. It’s your reaction that truly carves your path.
There’s a lot to be learned from Buffett's career, but perhaps most inspiring (and applicable across disciplines) is his unique approach to risk.