The gun control debate in the United States goes through highs and lows, but it’s never far from the surface and can pop off hot again at the drop of a hat. A recent ruling out of California brought the debate back to the forefront of the American mind. Continue reading California Ruling Reignites Gun Debate
Sometime in the years between the close of the shuttle program and the modern transition to private spaceflight, the Space Race took on a new, specific goal. Mars. Getting to the Red Planet—first, and, preferably, only—became the ultimate goal in this era of exploration. Continue reading Elon Musk Makes a Big Announcement About Mars Mission
Coming in as a young CEO you have to walk a fine line. You want assertive and hyper capable senior executives, but you also want them to support your play and fall in line without having to threaten their job to coerce submission. Further, you will find yourself in the position of offering guidance and direction, even on issues where they likely agree with your perspective. Continue reading How to Inspire Senior Executives as a Younger CEO
After months of taking a beating in the media thanks to the emissions scandal, Volkswagen was in desperate need of some positive press to hit the news cycle. And they might have just struck gold.
If there’s one way to cut through a series of negative cycles, it’s to cut through them by announcing that is giving out pay raises to workers. Continue reading Volkswagen Attempts to Overcome Scandal with Pay Raises
Early this year, the world’s largest smartphone maker admitted a problem. Samsung is hurting. Profits are down, stagnant and beginning to fall. Sure, the entire world handset market is starting to see pockets of over-saturation cutting into market share, but, where Apple has a major customer loyalty upside, Samsung customers are being pulled away by Chinese-made bargain brands, especially in China and even at home in Korea.
Walmart just made a major announcement. Apparently, the company has decided to move more employees from the back of the store to the front. The reason, they want to task these employees with greeting customers and answering questions. A Walmart greeter? Imagine that, what a cutting edge concept. Yes, once again, customer service is a consideration with America’s largest retailer.
Business is changing…because of course, it is. But is your management structure and style evolving with the times, or are you working every day at your best dinosaur impression? Let’s take a look at one example of what I’m talking about…
Ask any debate coach and they’ll tell you one of the first rules of debate is knowing what it will take to change your mind. If you have that information, you can work backwards to build a more convincing case against your opponent.
People have been trying to kill Uber since it was released. From prohibitive local statutes to outright lawsuits and pressure from taxi unions, the heat on Uber has not let up.
Every candidate campaigns differently in a general election than they do in a primary. It’s common knowledge, but candidates rarely admit it, much less telegraph their plans. Well, chalk another first up for Donald Trump, because his campaign just announced his intentions to “pivot” to a more “presidential” candidate…and they are celebrating the change.