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A builder who"s spent 14 years in the industry explains how to know whether you should build or buy

Courtesy of "Big Beach Builds"When you're ready to buy a home, you have to decide where, for how much ... and whether to build it from scratch. Marnie Oursler, star of "Big Beach Bui.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2017

An exec who spent 20 years working for companies like Virgin Atlantic and Nike explains how she kept from being boxed into a single industry

Courtesy of Sarah Robb O'HaganYou’d be hard-pressed to find a much more impressive—or diverse—résumé than Sarah Robb O’Hagan’s. At 43, the New Zealander and mom of three has held marketing management positions f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 29th, 2016

Getting Into The Business Of Medical Marijuana: An Interview With IGC CEO Ram Mukunda

Engineering graduate Ram Mukunda spent more than 25 years working in Wall Street. He served in companies communications firms Intelsat SA (NYSE: I) and Startec, before making an incursion into the mining industry through a company he co-founded. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 15th, 2017

A CEO and former Googler explains the 2 worst interview mistakes young people make

Liz Wessel When it comes to job interviews, there's plenty that can go wrong. That goes double for college students, recent grads, or anyone who's just starting out. WayUp CEO Liz Wessel, who spent two years at Google before foundin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 27th, 2017

Why Women Are the Future of the Drone Industry

The new FAA rules will generate more than $82 billion for the U.S. economy and create more than 100,000 new jobs over the next 10 years. The Drone Girl, Sally French, explains why women will lead the pack......»»

Category: topSource: incFeb 17th, 2017

Ford CEO explains the real reason the company is killing its plan to build a Mexico factory — and it’s not just because of Donald Trump (F)

FordOn Tuesday, Ford announced a massive new investment of $4.5 billion over five years in electric and autonomous vehicles. Ford CEO Mark Fields deliver.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 4th, 2017

Ford CEO explains the real reason the company is killing its plan to build a factory in Mexico — and it’s not just because of Donald Trump (F)

FordOn Tuesday, Ford announced a massive new investment of $4.5 billion over five years in electric and autonomous vehicles. Ford CEO Mark Fields deliver.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 3rd, 2017

In The Service Industry, New Year"s Is Often About Just Getting By

Linda Tirado spent 15 years working in the service industry, at gas stations, restaurants and bars. She says .....»»

Category: topSource: nprDec 31st, 2016

India has five years to build strong research led IT: K S Viswanathan

Interview with the vice president, Industry Initiatives at Nasscom.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 29th, 2016

A man who went from his last few hundred dollars to earning $250,000 a year explains how his view of wealth has changed along the way

Courtesy of Johnny FD, via FacebookIn 2008, Johnny FD left behind a soul-sucking 9-5 in California to move to Thailand. He quickly picked up scuba diving and spent the next few years going from zero dives to nearly 1,000, traveli.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 19th, 2016

This tech CEO hasn"t had a permanent address in 4 years

Trying to build an empire takes lots of hard work, and plenty of frequent flyer miles, Tim Norton explains to CNBC......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 18th, 2016

Home builder confidence highest in 11 years, industry likes Donald Trump

A home builder confidence index compiled by the National Association of Home Builders is at its highest level since 2005. That’s an 11-year high for the NAHB. The industry likes President-elect Donald Trump and his promise to cut back on regulations. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 15th, 2016

New York Is Planning to Juice Its VR Industry With a Splashy New Lab

To spur job growth in virtual reality and augmented reality startups. Companies like Facebook, Google, and Microsoft have spent years proclaiming that technologies like virtual and augmented reality represent the future of how we live and work. While .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 14th, 2016

5 career-growth tips for millennials

Having spent 15 years in the workplace, I can relate to why many millennials are dispirited. It can be discouraging to be constantly decrypting age-old industry jargon, navigating through intricate layers of organizational hierarchy, fending off stereotyp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2016

Tech Diversity Leaders in "Utter Sadness" Following Trump Election, Vow to Continue Push for Inclusiveness

Many in tech have spent the past few years creating a diverse and inclusive industry. That work is in flux following the election of Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 9th, 2016

Amazon"s 2,000 food stores will not disrupt the grocery business. And might not be a success.

The unconfirmed reports that Amazon is planning to build 2,000 food stores within ten years here in the US, beginning with a pilot program of 20 stores by the end of 2018 has the grocery industry in a tither. The stores will reportedly be under the Amazon.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 28th, 2016

I spent 15 years confusing money with happiness. Here"s how I learned to stop

For almost 15 years, I worked in the finance industry. The people I worked with had a number of things in common: a taste for Gucci loafers; a predilection for the $39 Lever House breakfast. And we all believed in a kind of holy grail. We referred to it a.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 21st, 2016

How Caterpillar's Big Bet Backfired - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalHow Caterpillar's Big Bet BackfiredWall Street JournalDoug Oberhelman spent his first years as Caterpillar Inc. CAT 0.80 % 's chief executive plowing billions of dollars into factories to build more of its familiar yellow machin.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 17th, 2016

Anthony Bourdain: "I don"t need a 10-minute explanation of my food"

"Parts Unknown"/CNN Anthony Bourdain spent decades in the restaurant industry, first as an executive chef before becoming a celebrity travel guide 16 years ago. Over that time, he's seen the American food industry change drastically for the bett.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 16th, 2016

Zynga hires former EA executive as its chief financial officer - VentureBeat

VentureBeatZynga hires former EA executive as its chief financial officerVentureBeatSocial mobile game publisher Zynga is announcing today it has hired games industry vet Gerard Griffin as chief financial officer. Griffin spent the past 10 years at Electr.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 29th, 2016

An Airbnb exec explains how the startup life damaged his health — and what he should have done

AirbnbJoe Zadeh joined Airbnb as its third engineer, and as its current VP of product, he’s helped the startup become the industry-changing giant it is today. Zadeh doesn’t have the typical Silicon Valley backstory. He spent six and a half yea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 28th, 2016