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Teamwork should be Plan A, not Plan B!

As we witnessed Germany win the World Cup,  we realized this is a triumph for team work over individual brilliance. Germany has a team of very good players and throughout the tournament we have seen them dispatch teams with players…

All In Or Nothing: FedEx CEO Gambled The Companys’ Last $5,000 To Save Its Existence

Look, I’ve done a lot of crazy shit in my life; jumped off buildings, driven at 200 mph and even experienced some high stakes in my days, but never have I (or would I) ever gamble my future multi-billion dollar…

Jean Drummond: The Ultimate Strategist

If inspiration is to be found anywhere, it sure rests in the story of Jean Crowder Drummond, an African American woman whose path to success is nothing short of a motivational account for all of us who aspire to make…

5 Ways To Become The Center of Attention

We’ve all been in those situations: You are in a meeting, a negotiation session or just at a get together at your friend’s house, and it feels like crap when everyone is kinda ignoring you. There isn’t even a difference…

The Dirty Face Of The FIFA And The World Cup

The World Cup is one of the greatest and biggest sports events on this planet, and one of the few occasions where everyone just lets go and forgets about their differences and all the shit going on in the world…

Good Guy Starbucks Offers Free Education To Employees

You can spend all day long thrashing and bashing the corporate world, claiming they are cold bloody capitalists bringing the world down with their greed, but you simply can’t resist admiring what some companies do in order to win the…

12 Ways to Fund Your Startup

Sometimes, coming with the right idea, finding the right team or even drafting the perfect business plan is not the hardest part of getting your startup up and running. The real trouble is finding the Benjamins to finance your little…

Christine Souffrant: A Female Entrepreneur Getting Rid of Middlemen

Christine Souffrant is a Dubai-based businesswoman with a degree from an Ivy League University. But her Haitian mother, grandmother and great-grandmother are among the 2.5 billion people around the world who eke out a living from selling goods on the…

Show off? Why You Should Always Flaunt Your Success

I can’t be the only one who has, once or twice, hated on that silverspooned douch who keeps on Instagraming his latest “baby” which he’s added to his car collection or that annoying chick that just keeps on Facebooking her…

What A Penalty Shootout Can Teach You About Business

The World Cup wouldn’t be the World Cup without the drama of a penalty shootout. It’s one of the only times when the planet-sized egos of multi-millionaire footballers are reduced to the size of a pea. Often world-famous footballing icons…

6 Tips To Actually Build your Personal Brand

There are many blog posts out there talking about building your personal brand. They all tell you the same thing: What is your mantra? What is your expertise? What can you offer to people you meet? These are all great…

How to Get ‘Lucky’ In Finding The Mentors You Desire

“I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” –  Thomas Jefferson  If you want to get ‘lucky’ in finding mentors, you need to know how to play the…

Weird? No, Just An Entrepreneur

Sitting in a room with all my friends, I realized that I am so much different than they are, my own friends, the people I chose to hang around with. How is it that their views on life and business…

Bridging Social Media Marketing Gaps

What do you want to achieve with your social media profiles? Are you seeing the return on all your efforts? Are you keeping up just because you are supposed to, or do you have an actual plan? 1. Where is…

Kanye West – Not A Douchebag After All

I know it sounds crazy, I mean after all the shit we´ve seen him doing, glorifying himself, humiliating Taylor Swift at the VMA awards, pooping crazy tweets and snapping on several radio stations, it´ll be difficult to see Kanye from…

Correlation Between Dating and Personal Branding

This is a typical setting in today’s dating scene: you went through college dating a bunch of people and never thought of relationships beyond graduation. Suddenly you hit your mid 20s and you’re either with a job or wasting your…

How To Achieve Recognition and Acceptance Through Business Awards

Today’s business landscape quickly changes and is an ever evolving menagerie of best practices, strategies, and time tested systems.  One way to get noticed, increase awareness and gain authority is by receiving recognition and awards for your businesses accomplishments. Business…

Once you make it, Don’t stop!

Since its birth during the 1970s in New York City, hip-hop has gathered polarized views as an artistic movement. While mainstream audiences often linked the hip-hop genre to violence and gang wars, especially during the 1990s, black artists saw it…