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One of the questions I am often asked involves "how to get ahead." I thought it might be helpful to share some lessons from top U.S. executives. Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway: "You follow your passions. You find … more
In the vast world of digital marketing, advertisers and agencies alike now have access to millions of online display impressions from the click of a mouse. The advent of Real Time Bidding Platforms and Demand Side Platforms has not only broken down … more
My mother never went to Europe.She talked about it, dreamed about it – even opened a travel agency at age 55. Never got there. She died 15 years later, never achieving the goal. Oh, she achieved plenty of other goals. But not that one. I … more
I have written seven best-selling business books, and the title of each of them could have been "Prepare to Win." My publishers never thought that was a catchy-enough title to help sell books, particularly business books, so I went with … more
The Fair Labor Standards Act establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping and youth-employment standards – although states and municipalities may have laws that impose higher standards. It was enacted to protect private-sector workers as … more
Walt Disney used to talk about the four Cs to success: curiosity, confidence, courage and consistency. He believed that if you applied these four Cs to your life, you could accomplish practically anything. But there was one C that Walt said … more
In a survey conducted by a big benefits management company (a management and human resources consulting firm), they asked 365 CEOs and sales management executives, "What are the three key factors that separate high-performing sales professionals … more
Humbug. Salespeople hate holidays. Holidays are an excuse for decision-makers to put buying decisions on hold. But the worst of them are the Christmas to New Year's stall. "Call me back after the holidays" and "Call me after the first of the year" … more
My friend Sam is an avid golfer. He plays every chance he gets. He also makes a practice of working out at the gym on weekends, and prefers to get an early start there. One Saturday, the forecast called for a warm and sunny morning with … more
Just because Uber is trying to be like a limousine company doesn't mean we, as an industry, should be having sleepless nights and restructuring our entire business plan to be like them or, to put it simply, to be an "on-demand" industry. If having … more
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