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4 Millennials Describe How The Great Recession Shaped Their Lives – Kristin Stoller

Call it the tale of two stereotypes. In one, Millennials are job-hopping crypto-crazed maniacs who would rather buy bitcoin than bonds. In the other, they’re a generation so scarred by the Great Recession that they cling to any chance for job security and keep their money (what little they have left after student loan payments) … Continue reading 4 Millennials Describe How The Great Recession Shaped Their Lives – Kristin Stoller

TED – Why The Secret To Success Is Setting The Right Goals by John Doerr

https://youtu.be/L4N1q4RNi9I Our Managers and institutions are failing us, but it's not always because they're bad or unethical, says venture capitalist John Doerr -- often, it's simply because they're leading us toward the wrong objectives. In this practical talk, Doerr shows us how we can get back on track with "Objectives and Key Results," or OKRs … Continue reading TED – Why The Secret To Success Is Setting The Right Goals by John Doerr

Think Again If You Plan To Work Longer – Teresa Ghilarducci

When 52% of older workers are pushed out of their jobs, working longer is not their choice. The stark truth is that a significant share of older workers  -- age 55-64 -- are not anywhere near being on track to afford retirement. The median retirement account balance for older workers is only $15,000. Even the … Continue reading Think Again If You Plan To Work Longer – Teresa Ghilarducci

Amazon’s HQ2 Could Be Silicon Valley 2, For Better Or Worse – Pete Saunders

Thirteen months into the international derby that is the Amazon HQ2 selection process, it seems the end of the sweepstakes is near. What's happened? What have we learned? What's next? It's been a dizzying year-plus for the giant online retailer. Amazon received 238 proposals last November from cities across North America, each wanting a crack … Continue reading Amazon’s HQ2 Could Be Silicon Valley 2, For Better Or Worse – Pete Saunders

LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman Shares His Secret For Fast Growth & Getting Ahead of The Competition – Jennifer Ortakales

Startups carry unavoidable risk — small businesses have a 20% chance of failing in their first year, and a 50% chance after five years. The idyllic story of a Silicon Valley startup — beginning with just a few employees in a garage and consistently scaling over time until it's a major company with hundreds of … Continue reading LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman Shares His Secret For Fast Growth & Getting Ahead of The Competition – Jennifer Ortakales

5 Ways to Keep Your Cool in Stressful Work Situations – Jennifer Smith

Reacting emotionally to work stress almost always leads to regret — and can even sabotage professional advancement. And while it can be challenging, learning how to remain calm under stress is a workplace skill that will serve you well throughout your career. Here are five strategies to help you keep your cool at work. A … Continue reading 5 Ways to Keep Your Cool in Stressful Work Situations – Jennifer Smith

Transforming Students Into Entrepreneurs – Courtyard Hotels

Real World Scholars is a nonprofit organization that supports entrepreneurial learning in classrooms all over the country. Co-founder Elyse Burden has turned her passion for children into a thriving business giving kids job training in the classroom. At Courtyard, everything we’ve done for the past 35 years – every decision, every detail – has been … Continue reading Transforming Students Into Entrepreneurs – Courtyard Hotels

The Annoying Habits of Highly Effective People – bartleby

ONE of the time-honoured tropes of writing on business is the detailed description of the life of a corporate titan. Readers are expected to marvel at the stamina of Tim Cook, for example. Apple’s chief executive rises at 3.45am to deal with emails. Spare a thought for his underlings, whose iPhones buzz at 4am every … Continue reading The Annoying Habits of Highly Effective People – bartleby

How To Effectively Determine Your Market Size – Alejandro Cremades

One of the most crucial tasks an entrepreneur has is to calculate the size of their market, and the potential value that market has for their startup business. Without this data you can’t create a viable business plan, or be taken seriously when approaching potential investors. As described in my book, The Art of Startup … Continue reading How To Effectively Determine Your Market Size – Alejandro Cremades

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