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10 cutting-edge restaurant concepts: Breakout Brands of 2015. Nation’s Restaurant News presents the latest Breakout Brands: 10 cutting-edge restaurant concepts that are set to redefine foodservice. Follow #NRNChats on Twitter at 2 p.m. Feb. 25 for a chat with executives from many of the brands. Share your thoughts on this year’s picks using #NRNBrands. >> Scroll and click through the images below to see all 10 Breakout Brands and what makes these concepts stand out among the rest.

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day. 5 nguyên tắc thành công ở thung lũng Silicon | YESE - Doanh nhân trẻ và phát triển bền vững | YESE - Doanh nhân trẻ và phát triển bền vững. – Bất kể bạn là ai hay doanh nghiệp của bạn hoạt động trong lĩnh vực gì, bạn đều có thể học để trở thành một chủ doanh nghiệp tốt hơn bằng cách học hỏi từ Thung lũng Silicon. Thậm chí nếu bạn sở hữu một doanh nghiệp nhỏ trong vùng thì khả năng đổi mới, thích nghi và phát triển cũng đóng vai trò then chốt giúp doanh nghiệp của bạn tồn tại.

Những doanh nghiệp trông có vẻ bền vững tại thời điểm này cũng có thể trở nên lỗi thời một ngày nào đó. Tôi đã chứng kiến việc này qua nhiều năm trời. Những chủ doanh nghiệp ở thung lũng Silicon đã thích nghi như thế nào? Dưới đây là 5 quy tắc ngầm mà thung lũng Silicon đã tuân theo, và bạn cũng nên làm vậy: 1. Tôi nhận ra rằng việc xây dựng quan hệ làm ăn bên ngoài thung lũng Silicon thường rất tốn thời gian. 2. Tôi nhận ra rằng hầu hết mọi người coi làm ăn như một trò chơi được mất. 3.

Mời một nhân viên siêng năng đi ăn. 4. Tôi từng hủy hợp đồng với một nhà đầu tư mạo hiểm cứ chăm chăm gõ tin nhắn trên điện thoại. 5. Nguồn: All Great Entrepreneurs Have This. What makes an entrepreneur successful? Some people believe it's the ability to innovate. However, many startups are refinements of existing business models or improvements on how everyday products and services are delivered. Being innovative helps, but it's not the deciding factor. How about access to capital?

It's admittedly difficult to start a business if you don't have the money to get it started. Even so, there are plenty of successful startups that survived on the thinnest of shoestrings for their first few years. Management skill? There is one thing and one thing alone that every great entrepreneur absolutely must possess: courage. And courage is very rare in our world. Most people will tolerate just about anything--a bad marriage, an intrusive government, a horrible boss, a job that they hate--if only that thing can make them feel more secure. It's sad, really. But entrepreneurs aren't like that. It takes courage to forego the predictability of a corporate job. Stop Burning Out Your Employees: 3 Ways.

There's a certain glamour to burning the candle at both ends, living fast, working ridiculously hard, playing hard, and, perhaps, burning out young. And it doesn't just apply to rock stars. It affects plenty of business owners too. Sure, you know pushing your employees to work 60-plus hour weeks or to continually create without recharging their brains isn't sustainable, but perhaps you're calculating that the short-term gains from this big push will make up for the reduced productivity or staff-turnover costs down the line. But if that's what you're thinking, according to new, in-depth research your math is wrong. This new study concludes that the traditional definition of engagement--the willingness to invest discretionary effort on the job--is no longer sufficient to fuel top performance in a world of relentlessly increasing demand. To put in it simple terms, working your team flat-out until they fail is going to hit your bottom line. 1. 2. 3.

3 Types of Leaders Who Never Succeed. It's an oft-quoted leadership trope: Because of his sin in striking the rock twice, Moses never lived to see his people into the Promised Land. That role fell instead to Joshua, despite Moses having dedicated his life to paving the way, including those 40 years spent in the wilderness. Business leaders can, sadly, befall the same fate. Call them the Never-Gonna-Get-There Leader. The saddest part is that unlike Moses, for these perennially unfulfilled leaders, there's no real reason why it should be so--except for their own self imposed limitations. There are a lot of hyphenated leaders: the Wanna-be leaders, Always-on leaders, Glory-grabbing leaders. Here are the three main categories of Never-Gonna-Get-There leader, and, if you recognize yourself or a colleague amongst them, how to avoid Moses fate: 1. The trendy new book absolutely everybody must read. That's the Epiphany Junkie, dropping the latest in their rapidly accumulating grab bag of realizations / discoveries / imperatives. 3.

Discovery's John Hendricks: How to Monetize Your Audience. Lewis Schiff interviews the founder of Discovery Communications about innovation, entrepreneurship and his new book, A Curious Discovery. Growing up, the founder of the Discovery Channel saw television as a way to connect and ultimately improve the world. John Hendricks answers questions about monetizing content online and the possibility of applying a 'magazine strategy' to television. John Hendricks talks about the importance of internal referrals and the challenges he's faced in business. John Hendricks answers questions about business setbacks, finding balance and the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs. When Discovery started to show a profit, John Hendricks had to decide whether to go public or stay private in order to invest in a global strategy.

John Hendricks talks about the role of a founder in an unexpected crisis and how leadership can help employees feel safe again. John Hendricks talks about his early experiences raising funds and what he learned from pitching to investors. Cầm bút lên để sáng tạo hơn | YESE - Doanh nhân trẻ và phát triển bền vững | YESE - Doanh nhân trẻ và phát triển bền vững. – Tôi dành rất nhiều thời gian ngồi trước máy tính, nhưng mỗi khi cần có ý tưởng mới cho một bài thuyết trình hoặc một buổi tập huấn, tôi ngay lập tức cầm bút lên và thỏa sức sáng tạo trên giấy. Bạn có biết rằng Steve Jobs luôn lên chi tiết cho các bài thuyết trình quảng bá sản phẩm trên giấy hoặc bảng trắng không? Sau khi bản kế hoạch được hoàn thành, nội dung mới được trình bày ở dạng slide thuyết trình. Mục tiêu của việc lên ý tưởng bằng giấy bút đòi hỏi bạn có tư duy kĩ lưỡng trước khi viết, bởi văn bản điện tử khiến việc sáng tạo trở nên quá dễ dàng. Lên ý tưởng trên giấy có thể khiến bạn viết chậm hơn khi đánh máy, nhưng đó chính là khoảng thời gian bạn cần đầu tư thêm cho nội dung. Chỉ với một cuốn sổ và một cây bút, bạn có thể tạo nên những ý tưởng sáng tạo ở bất cứ đâu mà không lệ thuộc vào laptop hay máy tính bảng, lo không có mạng Wi-Fi hay không có ổ điện.

Sau đây là một số cách giúp việc lên ý tưởng dễ dàng hơn: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Nguồn: All Business. The More Things Change, the More Our Objections to Change Stay the Same - Bill Taylor. By Bill Taylor | 11:00 AM September 4, 2013 One of the very first articles in the very first issue of Fast Company, a magazine I started 20 years ago with Alan Webber, is a smart and entertaining list compiled by E.F. Borisch, product manager at a long-established outfit called Milwaukee Gear Company. Borisch’s article was titled, “50 Reasons Why We Cannot Change,” and it offered a clever and entertaining collection of objections to and worries about the hard work of making real progress. Reason #1: “We’ve never done it before.” Reason #4: “We tried it before.” Reason #13: “Our competitors are not doing it.”

Now here’s the punch line: E.F. The more things change, it seems, the more the objections to change remain the same. So what have we learned in the twenty years since Fast Company was created, or the 54 years since E.F. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Here’s wishing you well in the defining work of our time — the hard work of making deep-seated change in long-established companies. How Not to Comfort a Colleague. Saying something was for the best might not be so comforting to hear after all. That's according to The Boundaries of Minimization as a Technique for Improving Affect: Good for the Goose But Not for the Gander? A new report from Kristin W. Grover of the University of Vermont, who notes these cliches do more harm than good, minimizing a loss rather than rationalizing, commiserating, or empathizing with it. "Unfortunately, research suggests that these types of minimizations are both ubiquitous and experienced by their recipients as entirely unhelpful," Grover writes in the paper.

"[But] when people engage in their own brand of minimization [self-generated minimization] they can successfully improve their affect. " Using a 7-point positive-affect scale in which 1 was the most negative reaction and 7 was the most positive reaction, Grover found that when someone's unfortunate experience was minimized by another person such as a colleague, he or she rated the interaction 4.

How Not to Comfort a Colleague. How Not to Comfort a Colleague.