Technology has become both a blessing and a burden. Our devices allow us to work from anywhere, be flexible, and, in theory, strike work-life balance. But the double edge to that connectivity is that people are increasingly working late into the evening, responding to texts at 10 p.m. or checking reports during family events. In […]
While leading a business doesn’t indicate anything about one’s athleticism, both athletes and entrepreneurs draw from a similar set of skills in order to achieve the same end: a cohesive, peak-performance team. Much of what athletes accomplish on the field has more to do with their mindset than bodies. Over the years, I’ve worked with […]
What would you guess is the world’s most in-demand field? Healthcare? Data science? Accounting? Believe it or not, it’s customer success. According to LinkedIn data, the ratio of jobs to current workers is 32.5 percent for customer success managers. For perspective, that ratio is 31 percent for data scientists and barely 1 percent for mature […]
With Thanksgiving just behind you — and what you’re thankful for still top of mind — it’s only natural to be thinking about gratitude and giving back. Giving Tuesday, which is just three days away, is vital for nonprofits. If organizations prepare for Giving Tuesday well, they’ll raise more money during this annual fundraising day, […]
Transitioning from an internship into a high-paying career is hard. In the data science world, the competition for employment is intense. While there still are a lot of unfilled roles out there, most of them require something slightly more than just a textbook education. The best way to make the leap from a university education […]
Let’s assume that you are very good at what you do. You have a lot of clients, you’re in demand, and your skill set allows you to make a good living. In fact, you might be so good that attracting clients and making money isn’t even that much of a big deal. When someone comes […]
Humble. Genuine. Kind. Gracious. Unassuming. Not the typical traits you’d associate with one of the NBA’s all-time greats, which is exactly what endears Warriors coach Steve Kerr to his community. It is also why I’ve chosen to share leadership lessons from Steve. No matter how you know him, you know Steve Kerr is a leader. […]
Dell Technologies this Tuesday announced the formation of a new IoT solutions strategy, a new IoT division and a $1bn commitment in IoT R&D. Chairman and CEO Michael Dell called IoT “the infrastructure of the next industrial revolution. And that’s what we’re co-inventing with our customers and our partners,” The company’s new IoT Division, led […]
Most leaders have been bombarded by the idea that business partnerships are vital to their success. Partners can extend a company’s reach, add new audiences, enhance its value, expand its capabilities, and even boost its reputation by association. Marketing Week pointed out that behemoths like Amazon and Adidas have grown larger as a result of […]
Excitement over the possibilities of Internet of Things (IoT) has been building to a crescendo. Chip and device manufacturers have anticipated and waited for the day when IoT would finally mean something. We are at the boiling point, that sought-after confluence of technology innovations and demand for novel ways to produce business value — the […]
A group of successful entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneurs Council weighs in on the potential impacts of this technology
When someone you value considers moving on
But other cities are shooting up the global ranks, report says.
It can’t be about salary—so what do you do?
The General Services Administration (GSA) is known as “Uncle Sam’s Landlord,” presiding over 300 million square feet of government property. But they are less known as a leader in introducing new technology into government. To find out more, we sat down with Denise Turner Roth, the GSA Administrator, and Hillary Hartley, the deputy executive director […]
Entrepreneurs share advice about what is most important when choosing a board.
Women, gays, and immigrants form a new majority at the top.
What matters is that employees feel included.
Yesterday Unity Development Interview with Unity Development’s Carl Callewaert about what they have learned about the best ways to build developer communities. Today we are talking with David Bowman, the Director of Production at Crytek on the same subject, and how social media is a vital element to empowering your community. Crytek has a very […]
What the Apple cofounder told the Facebook CEO when the social network was young.
Christopher Caen joins ReadWrite
The emergence of the connected you
Time for a change.
This post appears courtesy of the Ferenstein Wire, a syndicated news service. Publishing partners may edit posts. For inquiries, please email author and publisher Gregory Ferenstein. The male-dominated video-game world is inching closer towards a more balanced gender representation. Even though women gamers have slightly outnumbered men since 2014, according to the Internet Advertising Bureau, […]
How Holacracy is playing out.
The watchdogs have chewed through their leashes.
Be a better builder.
For the new mandate, the Chinese cites American precedent.
The social-media management company’s secrets.
It’s essential if you’re going to move your company forward.
What matters is that employees feel included.
And why others were not.
Government surveillance erodes user trust.
A new study shows how—and why—the sharing economy is burgeoning.
The first step: Make hiring top engineering talent a priority.
Now that Dropbox is shuttering its email app, you’ll need alternatives.
Why Google’s Project Loon, Facebook’s Internet.org, Stellar and other projects are so important.
In business, the misses can be just as important as the hits.
Do you know what kind of business you have?
Eric Schmidt and Travis Kalanick share insights, and even bizarre stories.