LinkedIn CEO: Treat employees like adults, and you won’t have leaks

With 1 million user “endorsements” and counting, Jeff Weiner explains the secret behind his company’s red-hot streak. (Hint: It has nothing to do with the 3,500 iPads he just gave employees.) FORTUNE — Why doesn’t LinkedIn (LNKD) suffer from the sam

New Research Suggests Start-Up Experience Doesn’t Help Social Entrepreneurs

Do entrepreneurs with prior entrepreneurial experience outperform those who never before launched new enterprises? Conventional wisdom and a raft of research findings say yes, and investors know that it’s often wiser to bet on someone who’s started s

How Disruptive is Your Business?

There has always been a sense of being overwhelmed when it comes to technology and how to implement it in your business. Realistically the past 20 years saw a relatively small array of choice compared to what is on its way. The growth of online softw

Quick Tip to Easily Make LinkedIn a Regular Part of Your Networking Process

This week, I picked-up a great tip from #1 best-selling author Brian Hilliard, who spoke in Richmond, VA as a part of International Networking Week. Do a quick “Advanced Search” of your LinkedIn connections for someone who you are connected to, b

Did You Ask a Good Question Today?

Did you ask a good question today? Well, did you? In our daily interactions with ourselves, with others, or the world around us, we consciously and subconsciously form questions and sometimes answers. Questions range from “What do I want for breakf

How To Become a Business Coach

Together with the fundamentals, the coach designs a approach for the team to get. Then the mentor must operate with the players and the crew to function on weaknesses and build up strengths in order to have the strongest possibility to win the game.