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The Awesome Advice We Learned From Richard Branson's Former Assistant

Penni Pike discusses the qualities that made the adventurous British entrepreneur a great leader (and that time she jumped out of a helicopter)

Most people don't go in for a routine day of work expecting to fly in a hot air balloon. But most people don't work directly with Richard Branson.For 31 years, Penni Pike, of Hampshire, England, worked as the personal assistant to the ...

by Stephen J. Bronner  | February 09, 2017 06:00:00
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What Today's Leaders Can Learn From Pearl Harbor

There are lessons in the Japanese sneak attack that brought the U.S. into a war and world leadership

It is still rightly referred to as the Date Which Will Live in Infamy, that morning 75 years ago when Japanese airmen launched an attack on the U.S. at Pearl Harbor. Though war with Japan had been building, peace talks were underway even ...

by Ray Hennessey  | December 10, 2016 12:00:00
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Top 3 habits for success in a lifestyle business

Work on your business the right way and you will reap rewards

The idea of “lifestyle entrepreneurship” goes far beyond the scammy Facebook ads that promise the "laptop lifestyle." In its simplest form, lifestyle business means you create something that supports the kind of lifestyle you want to live. For some, that includes travel; ...

by Kimanzi Constable  | July 30, 2016 08:00:00
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How Paul Rivera learned from his mistakes and raised $2 million for Kalibrr

”?"I think I was just an asshole,’ the technopreneur recalls of the difficult times building the company.

Soon after launching his tech startup in June 2012, Paul Rivera, CEO and co-founder of Kalibrr, thought he had to close shop. He and his team had just built—in tech startup speak—their first minimum viable product, but soon after, his software engineers ...

by Maricris Carlos  | April 23, 2016 11:00:00