Browsing Tag


10 posts
wjr business beat
Read More

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Brand Finance 2020 Report on the Most Valuable and Strongest Media Brands (Episode 84)

We're back with another episode of the WJR Business Beat, and this morning, Jeff is sharing details from the recently released Brand Finance Media 25 2020 Report. Facebook has just been named the world's most valuable media brand, according to the report, with a brand value of $79.8 billion. Other notable media giants coming in amongst the...
problem-first thinking
Read More

Why Problem-First Thinking is the Solution Your Startup Needs

Many entrepreneurs focus first on building products and then finding a problem for their products to solve. That’s a mistake, according to Matt Wallaert, author of “Start at the End: How to Build Products that Create Change.” Wallaert is a behavioral scientist turned serial entrepreneur. He co-founded Churnless, a product consultancy that uses behavioral technology...
Read More

Remixing the Workforce: How to Lead and Succeed in the Multigenerational Workplace

The following is excerpted from "The Remix: How to Lead and Succeed in the Multigenerational Workplace" by Lindsey Pollak published by HarperBusiness. The Entrepreneurial Remixer: Jon Steinberg Jon Steinberg is the former president of BuzzFeed and currently founder and CEO of Cheddar Inc., a millennial- and Gen Z–focused news network. A true remixer, Jon analyzed the...
straight talk for startups
Read More

Straight Talk for Startups: Mastering the Fundamentals

The following is excerpted from "Straight Talk for Startups: 100 Insider Rules for Beating the Odds—From Mastering the Fundamentals to Selecting Investors, Fundraising, Managing Boards, and Achieving Liquidity" by Randy Komisar and Jantoon Reigersman. Copyright © 2018 by Randy Komisar and Jantoon Reigersman. Published on June 5, 2018 by Harper Business, an imprint of HarperCollins...
mobile app
Read More

Considering a Mobile App For Your Business? Here’s What You Should Know

There’s always a certain level of anxiety new businesses have when a trend sweeps through their industry. Along with the fear of what it would cost them to embrace that trend, there’s the fear of being left behind by their competitors. No business wants to be Blockbuster trying to launch a streaming service years after...
Social media content
Read More

Social Media Content: Unicorn vs. Horse

I saw the cartoon above online searching for images for another post. Immediately I knew it would one day be a post of its own. Partially because I love Matt Groening's sense of humor and the incredible diversity of messages he's put on this chalkboard over the years. (Note, this one is not actually from an episode...
Publishing Content, Productivity
Read More

How the cloud helps small businesses increase productivity

Using the cloud can increase productivity Michael Wood, co-founder of Receipt Bank, knows productivity matters - the more productive you are the more you can earn. Despite this simple truth the majority of small businesses are too busy to review their processes, and the way they work, to look for opportunities to improve productivity. Technology...
Read More

Small businesses can learn from Netflix and Blockbuster

Suzanne and I gave each other a Christmas gift this year that we're really excited about – a Netflix subscription. Friends have been touting the internet based movie rental service for a few years and we finally cut the ties with our local video store and signed up. It seems like it will really work...