Earlier this month, Salesforce sponsored a conversation with Chef Roy Choi in L.A. Of course, Roy, who was born in South Korea but grew up in southern California, is way more than a chef. Yes, he made his bones in the kitchens of New York and L.A., but he is also an entrepreneur credited by the...
“Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines.” With those words, nearly three dozen drivers will fire up their racecars on May 27 and cross the bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to challenge each other in America's greatest test of speed and endurance, the Indy 500.
JR Hildebrand will be...
Advertising and marketing are all about great ideas.
That’s what we’re told, anyway, when we’re starting out, studying it in school. And in the beginning, it’s a notion you grip onto as you grind through nights and weekends to develop commercials, websites, swag, and display ads, some of which...
The following is a Conversation with Josh Plantz, Sr. Director of Technical Support and Customer Satisfaction, STANLEY Healthcare.
When you think about customer service, one of the first things that comes to mind is a person on a headset trying to resolve issues over the phone in an eight-hour...
There’s no shortage of articles highlighting the important link between data and business decisions. And certainly, there’s lots to “ooh” and “ahh” about when you finally get a chance to look at what you can do with data today. It seems there’s no business question that can’t be answered quickly,...
Late last year, my wife and I bought a couch and a bed. We’d seen them in a showroom where the items looked beautiful. It was easy to imagine the items in our home. In fact, we were excited enough to buy sheets and pillows in the store where we placed the order. We even signed up for the email...
Over the last year, we’ve traversed the country, asking hundreds of small businesses leaders about their goals. And over and over again, companies from every industry in every region of the country, one word marked the theme of our conversations: growth.
So when we sat down with David Bergeron,...
Oh, you wearer of many hats
You resister of the status quo
You persister in the sea of adversity
Oh, you who never give up
For whom Sunday is the new Monday
And who works on your dreams when you're at work
Oh, you toiler who smiles in the rain
You disruptor and interrupter
You optimism engine of...
Let’s face it: if you were going to start a company today, a simple neighborhood bookstore is probably not the type of business you would choose for an easy win. Beyond the tremendous change that disruptors like Amazon and e-book technology have brought to the sector, books were never much of a...