Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Dream Big Dreams!


Dream big dreams! Imagine that you have no limitations and then decide what's right before you decide what's possible.

- Brian Tracy

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Google Maps Adds Service Alerts for New York City Subways

To make it easier for New Yorkers to commute and keep them posted on scheduled maintenance and delays, Google is adding information about service alerts that occur throughout the city’s 468 subway stations labeled on Google Maps.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Blimey, An Olympic Turnaround! The Leadership Principles Behind Britain's Shot At Soccer Gold

British soccer--or football, whatever you call it--hasn't won Olympic gold in a century. To turn the team around, head coach Stuart Pearce has stuck to four guiding leadership principles that any business would do well to emulate.


http://www.fastcompany.com/1843910/turnaround-lessons-from-british-olympic-soccer

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

3 Fears You Can Easily Conquer

They kill ideas and keep many promising entrepreneurs from realizing their dreams. Here's how to put a stop to those nagging fears.


http://www.inc.com/marla-tabaka/conquer-these-fears-to-succeed.html

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

What's Jeremy Lin Worth to the Knicks?

Strange weekend for the New York Knicks. It left newly signed point guard Jason Kidd’s Cadillac Escalade dented on a roadside near the Southampton (N.Y.) telephone pole he collided with before being arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated. And it left the Knicks with a very sticky decision about the fate of their other point guard, Jeremy Lin. 


http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-07-16/whats-jeremy-lin-worth-to-the-knicks

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Transition Lessons From Chicago's Transit Upheaval

Chicago's dilemma mirrors a type of difficult decision many companies have faced. When a long-term improvement project or overhaul is needed that will inevitably impact a company's operations, how do managers decide whether to shut down completely to expedite the change, or to maintain some level of operations in hopes of appeasing the apple cart? 


http://www.fastcompany.com/1842338/what-chicagos-transit-upheaval-teaches-about

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012

How To Stop Wasting Time and Get More Useful Stuff Accomplished

I was caught by the title of this article on the HBR blog: The Unimportance of Practically Everything. I do tend to think that most things are relatively unimportant, and that a lot of the angst we experience on a daily basis arises from under-attending to the important stuff and over-focusing on the unimportant. 


http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikaandersen/2012/06/28/how-to-stop-wasting-time-and-get-more-useful-stuff-accomplished/

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Food Trucks Need Love, Too


Deepti Sharma Kapur has no patience for lines. The 25-year-old New Yorker thinks queuing up at food-trucks is particularly egregious — especially during inclement weather.
“Everyone wants to save time,” says Kapur. That’s why delivery has become so popular. But what about the restaurants, food trucks and carts that don’t deliver? That’s the puzzle Kapur is out to solve.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Leadership Lessons From LeBron James

If LeBron James were a brand, which of course he is, he just completed one of the most thorough and positive transformations in a one-year period as any brand ever could. Here are four fundamental leadership lessons from that experience.


http://www.forbes.com/sites/victorlipman/2012/06/23/leadership-lessons-from-lebron-james/

Friday, June 22, 2012

6 Steps to Better Networking

All young entrepreneurs know that time is money, which makes the time we spend at industry networking events almost as precious as the funding for which we’re all gunning. How can you maximize the benefits of attending these soirees? Here’s what real-life treps — as well as some networking event experts — have to say:


http://www.youngentrepreneur.com/blog/6-steps-to-better-networking/#fb_thread

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Promotions!

Congratulations to Antonio and Jonelle on their promotions yesterday!! Way to break records guys.

Mayweather Tops List Of The World's 100 Highest-Paid Athletes

There’s a reason they call boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. “Money.” He fought twice during the past 12 months, knocking out Victor Ortiz in September and winning a unanimous decision in May against Miguel Cotto. He spent less than one hour in the ring to dispatch his two foes.
His combined payday for the bouts: $85 million.

Welcome Back from the Business Trip guys! Looking good!


Monday, June 18, 2012

'Failure Is Not Trying' and Other Fatherly Advice to Entrepreneurs - Forbes

Father's Day can be a time to reflect on what for some may be the powerful relationship in our lives. Whether by conscious choice or recognized only in hindsight, a parent's words of wisdom can become a lifetime touchstone.


http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223772

Friday, June 15, 2012

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Quote of the Day

I don’t believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.
Ken Venturi

Be Graceful Under Pressure: 7 Tips

Jeff Haden - Inc.com

http://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/how-to-be-graceful-under-pressure.html

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