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The Overlooked Role of Luck in Business

Luck comes to those who live and breathe their unique selfness......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 19th, 2017

How Serendipity Can Play a Crucial Role in Your Business Success (Just Like it Did for Starbucks)

Pick up that triple, venti, half sweet, non-fat, caramel macchiato (or whatever) and see how Starbucks' Howard Schultz used luck and you can, too......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 30th, 2017

Bet on Snap Shows Luck"s Role in Venture Business

Venture capitalist Jeremy Liew found out about Snapchat from a colleague whose daughter used it, and tracked down its founder because they went to the same school. It’s a familiar story......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 2nd, 2017

7 Ways to Work Smarter and Improve Your Luck in Business

Have you ever wondered what role luck plays in business success, and what you can do to improve your own luck? Here are some tips......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 20th, 2016

Letters: Time for another panel

For rural, semi-urban areas, the role and significance of business correspondents should be analysed.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 15th, 2017

Sales techniques that work as hard as you do

Whether you run your own business or work for a company in a sales-related role, you’re always looking for sales techniques that work. I’ve developed and learned many over the years from readers providing great advice. Yes or yes questions On.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2017

Charlotte fintech panel: How regulatory tech plays a role in business

About 100 technology professionals gathered Tuesday at the new WeWork space uptown to hear experts discuss cybersecurity threats and the potential for regulatory technology to help protect businesses and their data. The event brought together key play.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 11th, 2017

How to spot a star supervisor

Supervisors can have an enormous impact on a company’s bottom line. Good ones help a business make money while bad ones can be very costly. Unfortunately, choosing who should be promoted to the role of supervisor is far from an exact science. Le.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2017

Uber tries to quiet distraction from ex-CEO"s bid for influence

Uber Technologies Inc. executives are trying to ease tensions stemming from Travis Kalanick’s attempts, in the weeks since he was ousted, to remain involved with the business and eventually seek a new role there......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 7th, 2017

Uber tries to quiet distraction from ex-CEO"s bid for influence

Uber Technologies Inc. executives are trying to ease tensions stemming from Travis Kalanick’s attempts, in the weeks since he was ousted, to remain involved with the business and eventually seek a new role there......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 7th, 2017

Two Medical Marijuana Penny Stocks to Watch Out for in the Wake of Complete Weed Legalization in 2017

Weed Legalization in the U.S. With so much excitement building around the potential breakout of a legal recreational pot business open for investment, the very profitable medical marijuana business usually gets overlooked. For those .....»»

Category: analysisSource: profitconfidentialAug 7th, 2017

Why Looking For a Job Is Your Worst Enemy

Celebrity photographer David Drebin works with the best in the business, but he didn't get there because of luck......»»

Category: topSource: incAug 7th, 2017

Dame Helen Alexander, former chief executive of The Economist Group, died on August 5th

ROLE models for women in business are still too rare, not least in Britain. Last November an independent review backed by the government urged FTSE 100 companies to raise the share of women on their boards from 27% to 33% by .....»»

Category: topSource: economistAug 6th, 2017

The Executive Job That"s Like "Kissing a Porcupine"

Thriving in a high-level role at a family business can be tricky for outsiders. Yet the arrangement can succeed when staffers identify strongly with the founding family or recruits bring a keen grasp of relatives’ roles in the business......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 1st, 2017

How to Succeed in a Family Business

Thriving in a high-level role can be tricky for leaders without family ties. Yet the arrangement can succeed when longtime staffers identify strongly with the founding family or recruits bring a keen grasp of relatives’ roles in the business......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 1st, 2017

The #1 Skill You Must Have in Business

Creativity, communication and inspiration comprise successful leaders. Learn how you can enhance another often-overlooked, but must have skill!.....»»

Category: topSource: incAug 1st, 2017

Business Leaders Sound off on Trends Affecting the CIO Role

We sat down with the winners of the 2017 San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal CIO Awards to get their perspectives on the changing technology landscape—and how organizations need to adapt to stay ahead of the curve. Her.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 28th, 2017

5 Business Benefits of Earned Media

In the ever-changing media landscape, are you leveraging this often-overlooked opportunity?.....»»

Category: topSource: incJul 27th, 2017

LeverPoint acquires Lamplighter Financial

LeverPoint Management, a full service Fund Administration firm, has acquired Lamplighter Financial. Lamplighter CEO, Brian Woodall, will take on a new role as Director, Business Development.  .....»»

Category: topSource: hedgeweekJul 27th, 2017

How do you feel? Dealing with emotions in business

During a workshop recently, I was having a lively discussion with managers from various companies about how they navigate the emotional states of their employees. It is no secret that managers can play the role of therapist as often as they play .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 27th, 2017

Tips for understanding business lines of credit

Last month, in the first of two parts looking at lines of credit, we covered some introductory points on the subject. That article described how lines of credit operate, the difference between secured and unsecured lines, and the role of the U.S. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 27th, 2017