Did you know that 80% of the businesses in the United States are family-owned? And did you know family businesses contribute 50% of the gross domestic product to the US economy, and employ 60% of the population? Yet only 3% of family businesses
Bill Campbell, a legendary mentor and executive coach to many of Silicon Valley’s biggest achievers died last April. During FORTUNE's recent Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, a few of his mentorees paid tribute to his impact on their lives and the
The 2016 Fortune 500 List was published this month. Fortune also surveyed the CEOs of the 500 list, asking them “What’s the best management advice you’ve ever received?” Their answers were succinct and illuminating. They highlighted six categories
Fortune's annual list for 2016 is here. The major themes that emerge from the winners this year are: fairness (in pay), recognition, and gender equality. Google (Alphabet) is #1. Acuity Insurance, The Boston Consulting Group, Wegmans Food Markets,
One of the greatest assets you can have as a business owner/entrepreneur is an advisory board. Running a business is simply easier if you have some help from a group of trusted individuals dedicated to seeing you succeed. The “right” advisory board
The New Year 2016 is just around the corner! Planning season is in full swing. Successful companies are creating their roadmap for 2016. I have observed over and over again that the difference in our success or failure is not chance, but choice.