Dave Girouard, CEO of personal finance startup – Upstart, believes that speed is the ultimate weapon in any business. In tech, speed is seen as an asset in product development. Speed and agile can make you win when it comes to product. Usually startups are fast and big companies are slow. Success of a startup depends on the ability to develop speed as a habit. Read More>>
What are the three words that define a healthy relationship between a manager and employee? Well it’s not “I Love You” but “I Trust You”.
Trust is the foundation for a positive manager-employee relationship. Absence of it may lead to fear, risk-aversion, backstabbing, rumors, mistakes and lack of engagement. Read More>>
Microsoft announced it plans to cut roughly 7,800 jobs. This announcement is a part of a broader strategic shift going on at Microsoft. The layoff would mostly impact the company’s phone business. In a letter to employees, CEO Satya Nadella said Microsoft would be refocusing on its Software business. Read More>>
It is quite foreseen that investors rank new businesses by leader quality. In other words, the entrepreneur quality is more important than the idea.
Research shows that CEO’s who received high scores for character also achieved higher business results. The study insists that every entrepreneur needs to understand the importance of character and leadership which is the key to their growth and success, as much as the ability to attract investors. Read more>>
.Recipe for success starts with diversity. For one Silicon Valley startup, the road to success begins with nontraditional leadership and hiring practices that prove diversity not only exists but can be a competitive edge. A restaurant manager and a former cook don’t fit the profile of the typical Silicon Valley IT startup employee. But they’re just two of the most recent hires at Mindflash, a company that offers an online training platform for enterprises and is taking bold steps to exemplify how diversity can exist in the Valley. Read More>>
Today’s business world must keep pace with the changing times. The digital or mobile strategy days are behind, but business strategy for the modern world is here to stay. Whether it’s Uber reinventing the transportation business, Instagram changing the nature of photography or Netflix disrupting video content, what binds these companies is they brought digital thinking to the very heart of their companies, not just bolted it onto the side.These are companies founded in a world of new behaviors, inspired by new technology and liberated by new market dynamics. Read More>>
Air dominance in the world of 2030 with advanced technology and capabilities is about to start a deep dive process that is about to start by the US Air Force. This includes the potential for a sixth-generation fighter among other advancements. Read More>>