J.C. Penney, founder of the retail giant that bears his name, once evaluated one of his young clerks, stating he "wasn't thorough and wouldn't have much of a future in the retail business." The employee? Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart.
There is rarely a CEO or entrepreneur who has never felt the need for advice. The majority, however, do not engage consultants. They try and figure things out by themselves, sometimes not so well.
In my consulting experience of nearly
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Now that we’re into April and the first quarter of 2015 is over, it’s time to revisit your intentions for the year and take stock of what you’ve accomplished so far. Think back to January... What were the main goals or intentions
It’s that time again my friends! And in this episode of The Mad Marketing Podcast, boy do we cover a fun and wide array of questions, experiences, and more. Specifically, in this episode you’ll hear about: Why brand altruism can be
As draining as entrepreneurship can be, the mere idea of taking a break is terrifying for small business owners. If you’re ever going to reboot and recharge, you have to learn to reward yourself! My slice of the week is perfect for those
Many marketers spend too much time trying to figure out the nuances of how to sell or service various age groups, the Greatest Generation, Baby Boomers, etc. I think it’s a waste of time. The newest generation, defined as anyone
Tom Rath is a writer who changes lives. His books – which have sold more than 6 million copies and spent more than 300(!) weeks on Wall Street Journal bestseller lists — have had a massive influence on both individuals and
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