This guy is fortunately back on his feet with a job now but really interesting story from 20/20 if you all had not seen it previously.
There is a common saying that “a dog is a man’s best friend”. However, man’s new best friend undoubtedly has to be the George Foreman Grill. Everyone knows heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman promoted the product, and therefore receives all the recognition and fame (supposedly Hulk Hogan was originally offered the gig but passed on […]
Scott Shane is the A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Case Western Reserve University. He has also written or edited ten books on business and entrepreneurship. His book Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths That Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers Live by (Yale University Press, 2008) was one of the top ten […]
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 […]
Pretty interesting video on how The Grateful Dead had a different business model compared to other bands at the time. High cost music production forced the band to focus on touring only and provide their recorded music free of charge, claiming 100% of touring revenue instead of a fraction of album sales.
Recently back from a trip to Canada, I wanted to include some business advice from our entrepreneurial friends up north. I could not find a better example than Quebec born Guy Laliberte, the CEO of Cirque du Soleil, whose story is most fascinating (he is one of the wealthiest men in Canada). Guy actually dropped […]
Ever wondered what Richard Branson’s business life is like. Check out this behind the scenes look below.
Great video on entrepreneurship in the Philippines.