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Posts from the ‘Leadership’ Category

13
May

Jessica Alba Takes On New Role: Internet Entrepreneur | CNBC.com

#business #in #consulting #jessicaalba #tech According to Julia Boorstin 2012, “Jessica Alba’s not just a movie and TV star – now she’s also an Internet entrepreneur, testing out her new role at the Montgomery Tech Conference where she pitched her business model to investors and the other 190 startups here.

She co-founded The Honest Company, (honest.com) a subscription service for non-toxic baby supplies, like diapers, wipes, bubble bath and detergent, which launched in January.” Read More > http://www.cnbc.com/id/46669874

13
May

9 Greatest Entrepreneurs of All Time | Small Business Hub

#consulting #in #business #entrepreneurs According to Small Business Hub 2012, “Jeff Bezos – AMAZON, Net Worth US$18.1 billion – He is the founder, president, chief executive officer (CEO), and chairman of the board of Amazon.com. Bezos was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After graduating from Princeton University in 1986, Bezos worked on Wall Street in the computer science field. Then he worked on building a network for international trade for a company known as Fitel. He next worked at Bankers Trust, where he became vice-president. Later on he also worked in computer science for D. E. Shaw & Co.” Read More > http://www.smallbusinesshub.co.nz/9%20Greatest%20Entrepreneurs%20of%20all%20time.html

13
May

Mark Cuban’s 12 Rules For Start Ups | Entrepreneur.com

#consulting #business #in #startups According to Mark Cuban 2012, “Anyone who has started a business has his or her own rules and guidelines, so I thought I would add to the memo with my own. My “rules” below aren’t just for those founding the companies, but for those who are considering going to work for them, as well.” Read More > http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222524

24
Oct

Use Whitman and Jobs as Your Role Models | TechRepublic

#leadership #leader #tech #consulting #callistecomm According to John McKee 2011, “Takeaway: Today — more than ever — says executive leadership coach John M. McKee, leaders need to be guided by the right role models. He explains why Jobs and Whitman are those role models.

Regardless of industry, organization, gender, or even country, the leaders who are the most successful are usually very savvy at getting their own way. Because of that, they make massive impacts and leave their mark on the organization or even industry.” Read more > http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/tech-manager/use-whitman-and-jobs-as-your-role-models/6842?tag=mantle_skin;content

24
Oct

Good stuff, Jeremiyah Owyang “Web Strategy” blog

#webmarketing #socialmedia #webstrategy – I enjoy the research Jeremiyah Owyang shares through Altimeter Group. Take a look for yourselves. http://www.web-strategist.com/blog/

24
Oct

Best Leaders Know What They Stand For | TechRepublic

#leadership #leader #tech #consulting #callistecomm According to John McKee 2011, “Takeaway: Ever notice that some leaders and some organizations seem to be able to move forward in any environment, while others seem stalled? There’s a reason for this, says executive leadership coach John M. McKee.

Why do some leaders, even those with very little education, like Sam Walton of Wal-Mart, make more effective bosses than others who have studied the theories of management for years?” Read more > http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/tech-manager/best-leaders-know-what-they-stand-for/6875?tag=mantle_skin;content

24
Oct

HP’s CEO Failure was Lack of Leadership Savvy | TechRepublic

tn-hp-logo#leadership #leaders #tech #innovation According to John McKee 2011, “Takeaway: It’s not what you’re selling — it’s what you stand for. For both leaders and organizations it’s important to keep this rule of success in mind.

Recently fired Hewlett-Packard CEO Leo Apotheker set at least one new record during his brief tenure — the company lost nearly $40B in value during his 11-month rein. He wasn’t the first choice of everyone on the board when he replaced Mark Hurd; some decision makers had apparently doubted if he had the right stuff. To his credit, Apotheker was savvy enough to negotiate himself a nice “parting gift,” reportedly worth about $25M in money and stock as a severance package. But based on readers’ comments about my blog in August where I cited HP, I’m guessing his payout has outraged many who still care about the company.

” Read more > http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/tech-manager/hps-ceo-failure-was-lack-of-leadership-savvy/6788?tag=mantle_skin;content