Timid salesmen have skinny kids. —Zig Ziglar, author, motivational speaker Reality hit us like a Mack truck and stopped us dead in our tracks. Although we reached our goal of creating OmniPublisher, one of the first content management systems built specifically for newspapers and other periodicals, we realized that we forgot to include the most [...]View Post
Nothing recedes like success. —Walter Winchell, newspaper and radio gossip commentator. In 2009, Canadian recording artist Drake released “Successful,” the second single from his third release, titled So Far Gone. The song has a melodic and a catchy chorus: “I just wanna be, I just wanna be successful.” The same lyric is repeated over and [...]View Post Canada, Facebook, Generation Y, Initial Public Offering, Instagram, Mark Zuckerberg, Self-Actualization, Serial Entrepreneurship, Success
I hate weekends because there is no stock market. —Rene Rivkin, Australian stockbroker, entrepreneur. A few months ago on a Monday morning, I updated my Facebook status with the following: “I absolutely love Mondays. Not so thrilled about Fridays.” I anticipated some lighthearted criticism from my friends, but I didn’t think that my sanity would [...]View Post Easybeats, Employees, Facebook, Friday, Friday on My Mind, Happy Hour, Motivation, Payday, T.G.I.F.
The customer determines at the end of the day who is successful and for what reason. —Jerry Harvey, inventor, entrepreneur Everyone talks about how entrepreneurship affords you freedom and independence to do what you want. No longer do you have to suffer the rigid and long hours of corporate America. Nor do you have a [...]View Post Apple, Bank of America, BlackBerry, Circuit City, Facebook, IBM, Jerry Harvey, likes, Verizon Wireless, Wells Fargo