Business in Action, 7th Ed.
Chapter 1: Developing a Business Mindset
"Analyze your start-up like an actuary.
"What do Silicon Valley and Stockholm have in common?
“I have seen many successful people fail after they start fearing they might lose what they have built.
Maggie Zhang, editorial intern at BusinessInsider.
"Recently, the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) contacted top business leaders to ask the question, 'What’s the worst business advice somebody gave you when you were starting your business (and how did you prove them wrong)?
"Following is my list of 12 stupid startup stumbles.
According to Dan Waldschmidt (photo, left), "Sometimes your best effort isn’t good enough to land you the deal.
"In today’s workplace, you have to be accountable for your career and to take charge of your life .
Alyson Shontell (photo, near left) has written a feature on Ruzwana Bashir (photo, far left), the founder of Peek.
Every year or so, I’ll informally poll veteran entrepreneurs I know.
We can thank entrepreneurs for much of the success of the global economy over the past half century.
James Price, University of Michigan, writes, "It’s fair to observe that many big, established organizations tend not to think or act in a very entrepreneurial way.
Innovation and creativity expert Gregg Fraley is blogging a fast-paced book on innovation strategies specifically for small-business owners.
Negotiation is the key to getting what you want, whether in the boardroom or anywhere else.
Harvard Business School professor Clay Christensen is best known for introducing the theory of disruptive innovation, which Steve Jobs and other visionaries have used to map out successful strategies for their businesses.
Stick to a vision and the company shall succeed, advises Amazon Senior VP Diego Piacentini (photo, left).
Diego Piacentini (photo, left), Senior VP of International Retail for Amazon, discusses the company's growth-centered business model, its global presence, and the strides it takes to sustain a successful customer experience.
Environmental analysis is a systematic process that starts from identification of environmental factors, assessing their nature and impact, auditing them to find their impact to the business, and making various profiles for positioning.
The way you handle yourself in a business and social environment can reveal a lot about you, and your position within an organization.
"One of the things I learned over the years is that for anybody to be successful in any role you have to have ability to begin with and then you need education and training and experience and probably most of all the willingness to do whatever it is the function is that you are going to take on.
Here we see Steve Jobs delivering his commencement speech to the graduates of Stanford University in 2005.
Everywhere you look, startups are springing up all over the map.
Many people dream of starting their own companies, but what does the typical startup actually look like in 2011?
The latest explanatory video produced by Column Five Media, produced in conjunction with Transparency International, explains the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).
Some of the world's billionaires took themselves from the streets to the top of the Forbes' list.