Entrepreneurs

There's no genetic test for entrepreneurism but these three questions come pretty close. You can't just take a blood sample and determine if someone has the DNA of an entrepreneur. Still, I'm convinced from decades of observation and interaction that being an entrepreneur isn't just something...

Early this week the WSJ reported that the Securities Exchange Commission is investigating the selling of pre-IPO company stock, which has seen a recent surge in activity as companies remain private longer and valuations continue to rise....

What you can learn from the behaviors of 7 billionaires--in their own words. According to Forbes, there are about 1,826 billionaires on the planet. Of those, 290 joined the club in 2015. That's an increase of about 19 percent. At that rate, the number of billionaires...

From taking that first step, to the complacency of success, these are the lethal challenges every successful entrepreneur will face. If I've learned anything in my short time one Earth it's that there is no success without taking risk--even if it's only taking on the perception...

My recommended reading list for this summer includes 10 books with very different approaches to innovation. In some cases, these books take you inside the thought process of a top innovator, whether it’s a Silicon Valley entrepreneur (Elon Musk), a Hollywood filmmaker (Brian Grazer) or...

One of the hardest challenges facing leaders is making decisions in the face of uncertainties. To deal with the discomfort of uncertainty, some leaders turn their assumptions and beliefs into “facts” in their mind. That’s unfortunate. Stick blindly to ill-informed thinking, as some prominent...

Not being totally honest with yourself about this might be the biggest mistake you will ever make. "The freedom to make my own mistakes is all I ever wanted." - Mance Rayder, Game of Thrones I have an eminently simple philosophy when it comes to business and...