This week we're back with Jim McKinley of Money With Jim, who has some awesome advice for those of you who have had a few career setbacks. Take note of what he's got to say. It could change your career path.
Sometimes, as entrepreneurs, we can spend a lot of time trying to create an image that reflects something we aren't. It becomes a bit of a curse to keep up a false face in order to avoid offending others. That's why I'm bringing you this neat little interview courtesy of Entrepreneur Magazine. It's an interview with the highest-paid action sports star ever, and one of the most successful celebrity-turned-entrepreneurs ever. Tony Hawk gives us some great advice on success without abandoning who you are.
If you've ever watched Shark Tank, you know who Mark Cuban is. However, he's more than just a wealthy investor. He's the guy who started Broadcast.com (which sold to Yahoo in 1999), the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, and the owner of Magnolia Pictures. He's also an incredibly astute businessperson, and worth learning from. Today, we'll look at his 12 rules for startups. They apply to both those looking to start a company, and to those looking to work for a startup. These come from his book, "How to Win at the Sport of Business", and we've broken them down for you. Have a read.
You've got a billion dollar idea. You really want to get started with it. You're willing to do just about anything it takes. There's just one little problem. You're not entirely sure how to make your idea into a business. You know you're solving a real problem, but you don't know what it takes to bring it to market. Today, we recommend the best source we know of to find that information; "Implementing by Instinct."
I know it seems funny to think about here in the US, but there are, in fact, still knights in the world. The Queen of England has knighted many a man in her reign, including Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Sean Connery, and today's leader, Sir Richard Branson. This man, the epitome of "rockstar entrepreneur", is the icon many new leaders look to mimic in business today. Here are 10 tips he has on becoming successful.
This week we begin graduation season. Many of the college going young adults in this country will end their educational journeys, or will begin the next chapter. All throughout the country, colleges and universities will attempt to impart their graduating classes with great wisdom from many leaders in many fields. Today, for our Learn from the Leaders segment, I would like to present three of those commencement addresses. Today we'll hear from Apple CEO Tim Cook, former President George W. Bush, and legendary partyer and musician Jimmy Buffett.