Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz, Stepping Down
Starbucks CEO and Chairman Howard Schultz– the expansion-oriented, espresso fanatic from Seattle who transformed the fortunes of a local coffee house into a world-famous brand with $21 billion in sales and over 25,000 [..]
Here Are 6 Tips to Stay Motivated During Rough Weeks
When searching for success, one of the most important and talked about aspects of business is “the grind,” or the day-to-day hard work that must be put in to yield results. For many entrepreneurs, there is no such thing [..]
How to Develop a Dynamic Brand and Corporate Identity
Your corporate identity is how you present yourself to your consumers, the public, investors, and your employees. It is a statement that reflects the history of your brand, your corporate mission, and the methods you take to [..]
3 Ways to Procrastinate More, Do Less and Be More Productive
Productivity is something every successful person chases. I don’t think there is one person who hasn’t wished they had more time. Conventional wisdom would have you believe that productivity is the result of systems and [..]
Samsung Under Pressure to Split the Company
2016 has been a bad year for Samsung. First it was recalling of the Samsung Galaxy 7 and then there were the 2.8 million washing machines. Political scandals have also caused the company’s offices in Seoul to be raided on [..]
How Mindfulness Helps Entrepreneurs Reach Their Goals Faster
A new image flashes through your eyes before you can even begin to understand the messages of the one that came before, there are a dozen different sounds filling the room in addition to the thoughts banging around [..]
What the Poorest People Taught Me About Good Business
I’ve been to some countries throughout my travels that have a lot of poverty. Countries like Mexico, India or Thailand have many poor people with a family of mouths to feed. There’s no social system to pay them for being [..]
Why You Should Take a Leap of Faith with Marketing Automation Next Year
Automatic car wash.
Automatic coffee maker.
We automate nearly everything.
According to Ascend2’s recent market survey, over 7 out of 10 businesses currently use or plan to use marketing [..]