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. 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. 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. 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. The Towers Watson 2012 Global Workforce Study looked at 32,000 employees across 30 countries to see how engagement affects productivity (and profits) over the long haul. To put in it simple terms, working your team flat-out until they fail is going to hit your bottom line. How do your foster this sort of healthy, sustainable engagement? 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. 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. YESE - Doanh nhân trẻ và phát triển bền vững. 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.” 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.
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? How Not to Comfort a Colleague. How Not to Comfort a Colleague.