Unemployment is at 5.7 percent after 703,000 people entered the labor force and 257,000 net new jobs were added in January.
I recently read Jeff Stibel's latest article about the improving economy and as a young intern in the big pond of the American workforce, I can say that I am incredibly excited about his assertion that the economy is getting stronger. The answer to the depressed economy will be small business growth, according to Mr. Stibel. [...]
Michael Simmons’ Forbes article titled “The Most Important Decision You Need to Make When Building a Network ” tackles the questions we are all wondering when it comes to establishing relationships. Creating an extensive network, both personally and professionally, is tempting, but it brings up the age-old dilemma: "Quality or quantity?" Initially, growth is both essential and [...]
Today, we've got a one-question quiz for you: Question: What do deer, Tom Anderson, and Easter Island have in common? Think you know the answer? Share in the comments! (Before you watch the video - no cheating now.) Answer: http://youtu.be/VdXCCPIJpSI To better understand how networks relate to business markets (and how to anticipate a breakpoint, turning it [...]
It's not everyday you receive a letter from an ant. I mean, besides that they're incredibly tiny and the logistics involved in delivering their letter would be extremely hazardous, what would they be able to tell you that you didn't already know? Well, here's what they had to say to Mark Zuckerberg: http://youtu.be/F8gWIuNkv_0 Seems a [...]
Ants. They may seem like nuisances that intrude our picnics and attack our delicious foods, but they actually provide us with valuable business advice, especially on how businesses should deal with market saturation. In his newly-released Breakpoint, our CEO Jeff Stibel paints a fascinating picture of the lifecycle of an ant colony. It all starts with one female [...]
Update: Now includes a great video published by the E&Y team (featured below!) An excited energy resonates throughout our office today as we celebrate Jeff Stibel's recognition as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. The Ernst & Young awards program is one of the most prestigious awards in the business field, honoring those [...]