Leadership

Add Empathy and Kindness to Your New Year\’s Resolutions for 2022

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. New Year\’s resolutions are often rooted with great intentions, but they often fall off because of lack of discipline and follow-through. But business leaders will find adding empathy and kindness as company wide resolutions might be great way to foster a culture-building effort that leaders and team members alike …

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How Success Happened for Nick Brown, Co-Founder of Imaginary Ventures

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Nick Brown is co-founder and managing partner at Imaginary Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on the intersection of technology and retail. Founded in 2018 in partnership with former CEO of Net-A-Porter Natalie Massenet, Imaginary’s portfolio includes some of the most well-known, industry-defining brands, platforms and entrepreneurs. Nick …

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Financial Planning Isn’t Just Complicated, It’s Complex—There’s A Difference

Yes, until very recently, I thought complicated and complex were pretty well synonymous, too, but after reading General Stanley McChrystal’s book, Team of Teams, I was admonished and educated.  The book, ostensibly geared toward leaders in business, walks us through the fascinating philosophical and practical framework required to bring together a myriad of the world’s …

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How To Maintain a Relationship With Your Customers by Learning What They Need

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Is it possible to be so focused on your business that you lose sight of the very people you are trying to win over – your customers? I believe it happens more often than we think. As an entrepreneur, there have been times when I’ve caught myself …

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What Do Piloting a Plane and Running a Business Have in Common?

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The concept of flight has always fascinated me. Growing up, I was mesmerized by the way in which planes defy odds — soaring into the sky and traversing hundreds of miles despite the elements. One of man’s most resilient inventions, in my opinion at least.   As a kid, I didn’t have the opportunity to fly all too often. Fast forward many years and several certifications later, …

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How to Take Your Business From Good to Great in 2022

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Great businesses don’t happen by chance. The secret sauce hat achieves greatness is a commitment to excellence — the principles and practices of hard work, resiliency and an unwavering dedication to improvement. This commitment needs to be renewed every single day. Why? Because everything that comes at you …

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How Selling Christmas Cards Door-To-Door Led To Billion-Dollar Tequila And Beauty Empires

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. If you’re wanting to drive up revenue in the coming year — and who isn’t, really? — let the meteoric rise of John Paul Dejoria inspire you. Before the conscious capitalism maverick was a billionaire, he was first an encyclopedia salesman and even a janitor. To help his family …

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