Tag: #business

How Technology Is Being Used To Reduce Racial Disparities In Healthcare

The inequalities in the healthcare industry are widely documented, with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reporting earlier this year, for example, that there are massive racial disparities in pregnancy-related deaths. There is a lack of diversity in the medical […]

Next Industry Ripe Change

“Disruption” is a word that gets overused. But let’s not lose sight of the fact that shaking up entrenched, complacent industries can do a world of good. Mobile banking in Africa has bypassed traditional banks […]

Practicing Sales Is A 2-Part Process: Storytelling And Role-playing

“If I had eight hours to cut down a tree, I would spend six hours sharpening my ax.”   Sage advice from Abe Lincoln. But if you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance you’re […]

Great Sales Habits Start with the Psychological Principle You Probably Forgot

Are you familiar with the famed Psychologist Hermann Ebbinghaus?  If you said no, you’re not alone. But you experience Ebbinghaus’ pivotal discovery every day without even realizing it. I’m talking, of course, about the Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve.  […]

WHY I’M SO EXCITED ABOUT ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

I traveled over to Singapore in the first part of 2019 for the opening of VaynerMedia’s Southeast Asia office.  I’ve been there several times before and really enjoyed my time there  It’s very obvious to me that […]

Social Entrepreneurship: How to Harness Business to Make the World a Better Place

Some people start businesses to improve the quality of their life, others seek to work for themselves, and some simply see an opportunity in the market that they can’t resist. But sometimes the thing that tickles […]

7 Helpful Tips and Techniques for Pitching a Business Idea

In a world that fosters innovation and technology, new business ideas are gaining more attention from investors than ever before. Angel investors and venture capitalists invest in new businesses every day, even though they know […]

Thinking about starting a business? Ask these 4 questions first

Some people who launch companies end up being wildly successful, but there’s an unpleasant truth: Many fail. Before you risk it all, here’s a quick guide to gauge whether you should go for it, from […]

Ten Years of Going Full-Time With My Business

About ten years ago today, I left my day job. I was a full-time lecturer, but in early 2009 I decided to go full-time with my online business (which I built since 2006). I still […]

12 Side Businesses You Can Earn Extra Money From

Even working a full-time job, it can seem almost impossible to make it from payday to payday without running out of money. Forget having money for any expected expenses, you’re just trying to cover your […]