Entrepreneur Magazine just recently posted their list of Franchises for under 50K catergorized by industry. Take a look HERE.
With the New York Times reporting the breaking news that NASA may have found sources of liquid water on Mars, I wanted to highlight serial entrepreneur and Space X CEO Elon Musk (the real life Tony Stark) who wants “Man to be a Multi-Planet Species”. For anyone who has not heard of Musk and his […]
With everyone being in debt these days it must be nice to be the CEO of American Express. Ken Chenault’s post however is well deserved. Below is a great interview in which Chenault describes the ways he defines and teaches leadership, and also offers detailed guidelines on how to “stay liquid” in business. Towards the […]
Guest Lecture at Yale by Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone. This video is over 1 hour in length but very informational, and Stephen describes some of his previous experiences in the Private Equity business (as well as the basic principles of leverage). Stephen’s net worth is approximately $4 billion.
Below is a great brief interview of Larry Leight as he describes the beginnings of upscale eye wear brand Oliver Peoples. Larry basically started as an apprentice, networking and learning the intricate design components that piece together metal eye wear. As a salesman for retailers, he eventually knew what sold to customers and what didn’t. […]
Below is a brief but excellent video on Harvard Business School graduate Dal LaMagna, founder of Tweezerman.com. After graduating HBS with a huge student debt load, LaMagna decided becoming an employee would take too long to pay off the debt. Thus, LaMagna decided to build his own business on the cheap (not only on the […]
To anyone who did not catch it last night on Charlie Rose, below are some snippets from the Andrew Mason interview (Founder/CEO of Groupon), in which he describes the beginnings of his business and continued success. This guy must be confident that he is heading in the right direction, considering he just turned down a […]
There is an excellent recent Wall Street Journal article interviewing Ron Shaich, co-founder of Au Bon Pain and Panera Bread Co. Despite the whole carb conscious world, the chain with the word “Bread” in it is doing pretty well. Panera Bread has revenue of $1.3 Billion, and Business Week also listed it in its list […]