Over the past 30 years, globalization transformed sleepy, agrarian economies like Malaysia, Bangladesh and Vietnam into specialized industrial economies, and in the process birthed powerful family-run conglomerates. Today these industrialists face multiple challenges: succession to the next generation, domestic and
The sales acronym ABC (Always Be Closing) was a mantra I lived by while selling napping chairs for MetroNaps and consulting services for Crowd Interactive (now MagmaLabs). Closing can take many forms but it’s defined by actions that lead to a
Hoping your next post is the content-equivalent of a unicorn? Content marketing may be the most efficient way to bring traffic to your site and to potentially convert visitors into customers, but… The first problem with content marketing – specifically,
The feeling of envy is rarely talked about, but is probably more common than ever. Maybe with good reason: the richest 1% own nearly half of all the world’s wealth. And at the same time, we have Facebook and Instagram to rub
I don’t know the science behind this. I don’t know if anyone else does this. But it always works for me. This isn’t medical advice so you should take the medicine and advice given by your doctor. This is a natural, no side-effect remedy you can try if you’re feeling a fever coming on.
Find out what happens when an ardent paleo eater decides to go vegan.
Most American adults are overweight (69%) and on at least one prescription medicine (67%). Our lifespans may be getting longer, but our health spans are getting shorter. At the time of this writing I’m 39-years old and I’m happy to
This isn’t legal or accounting advice. Once upon a time the first step towards starting a business was to incorporate. In the US, that means calling the IRS to get an Employer Identification Number (EIN). With an EIN, entrepreneurs can
I’ve spent the past 2 years building Power 20 as a sole founder, and as I write this I’m still working on my own. The process has many benefits – decisions are made faster, I work only when I’m at
Nassim Taleb’s now-classic book on market risk, called The Black Swan, is a well-crafted, empirically demonstrated, and passionately delivered argument that shit happens. Serious, inexplicable, completely random shit happens. Taleb is parts philosopher, statistician, trader, and provocateur, and has used