Really interesting video below on what motivates people based on research conducted by MIT.
Ever wondered what Richard Branson’s business life is like. Check out this behind the scenes look below.
Below is a quick, very informative video detailing the history and various acquisitions of News Corp since it’s inception. Most interesting to notice is that the company’s origins came from Australia, and it’s first American asset was the San Antonio Express News. CEO/Chairman Rupert Murdoch then bought The National Star, New York Post, and 50% [...]
This is an essential article for any young entreprenuer begining a business. Branson’s bullet points are simple and direct. His approach to building a business and rise to wealth was born from simple fundamentals. Notice that creating a huge corporation was not his initial goal. Read, enjoy and learn. “Richard Branson: Five Secrets to Business [...]
Wealth comes in many forms. Below is the inspiring story of the life of start-up social entrepreneur Scott Harrison. Scott started the non profit Charity:Water, which provides clean drinking water to people in Liberia. Scott describes his reasons for starting the charity and his success in launching and branding it. Branding Charity Water Scott’s Reinvention [...]
The below link is an entertaining brief interview by Men’s Fitness with Mike Repole, the co-founder of Glaceau Vitamin water, which was bought out by Coca-Cola for 4.1 Billion Dollars in 2007. Repole discusses his “coaching” style, and also what he looks for in an employee. A great read for anyone interested in brand development [...]
Everyone has seen the film entitled The Pursuit of Happyness. Now get a chance to meet the real life person this film was based on in this brief video. Gardner overcame extreme adversity in his life, and became a very successful and wealthy individual. He managed 13 hour days, AND taking care of a toddler! [...]
This below is a great brief interview from the Wall street Journal with Bo Fishback, VP of Entrepreneurship from The Kauffman Foundation (Foundation with an asset base of $2 billion) on the fundamentals of raising capital. Most interesting is to notice that before considering Angel Investors or Venture Capitalists, one might consider Small Business Innovation [...]