Successful Entrepreneurs May Be Their Own Worst Enemy

by Darren T. Case and Michael Marsh

Do I risk what I have for more? This is the ultimate question that nearly every successful entrepreneur faces following the building of wealth through their business. The mantra of “If you’re not growing, you’re dying” has been preached to entrepreneurs at every business seminar or within every best-selling business success book, so one would… [More]

Cracking the Code of Service

by Mike Hunter

Mark Colgate, drawing from more than 20 years of experience teaching customer service courses, enlightens us that the age-old adage, “customer is king,” is actually incorrect. Colgate stresses that, instead, companies should pursue consistency to deliver the best service experience — for both customers and employees. Cracking the Code of Service is a book about… [More]

Rise and Grind

by Mike Hunter

Daymond John knows what it means to push yourself hard — and he also knows how spectacularly a killer work ethic can pay off. As a young man, he founded a modest line of clothing on a $40 budget by hand-sewing hats between his shifts at Red Lobster. Today, his brand FUBU has more than… [More]

Crushing It!

by Mike Hunter

Four-time New York Times bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk offers new lessons and inspiration drawn from the experiences of dozens of influencers and entrepreneurs who rejected the predictable corporate path in favor of pursuing their dreams by building thriving businesses and extraordinary personal brands. In his 2009 international bestseller Crush It, Vaynerchuk insisted that a vibrant… [More]

Inspired

by Mike Hunter

How do today’s most successful tech companies — Amazon, Google, Facebook, Netflix, Tesla — design, develop and deploy the products that have earned the love of literally billions of people around the world? Perhaps surprisingly, they do it very differently from the vast majority of tech companies. In INSPIRED, technology product management thought leader Marty… [More]

Disrupt!

by Mike Hunter

Compiled by Springwise, the global innovation discovery engine, Disrupt! explains and highlights the best, most disruptive and most useful innovation ideas of the 21st century. The book shares which themes underpin their success and which ideas can best be used to drive creativity in the workplace, office or industry. Springwise has a huge online readership… [More]

Women Rocking Business

by Mike Hunter

Women are rocking the world of business and changing the face of commerce. Over the last 15 years, women have stepped into entrepreneurship in significantly greater numbers than men, but we’re also failing at those businesses even faster than men. This book is going to change that. Women Rocking Business provides a revolutionary approach to… [More]

Growing Business – Scaling to Greatness

by RaeAnne Marsh

A local startup that grew to international prominence and impacts industries across the business spectrum, GoDaddy is one of many Valley companies that have scaled up successfully. It was founded in 1997, and only five years ago began looking at international expansion as a core growth driver, according to Andrew Low Ah Kee, executive vice… [More]

High-Growth Levers

by Mike Hunter

“Mark’s strategies show how even business[es] in the most dire of times still have a set of responsibilities, a path and processes that they can follow that will optimize their chance of turnaround and long-term success.” —Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and The Leader in Me. Leading corporate… [More]

Stadium Status

by Mike Hunter

Business as usual is ancient history. Large corporations, small businesses, entrepreneurs, even CEOs and politicians must make the move from simply selling a product or service to delivering a mind-blowing customer experience. They have to learn to play at the level athletes and entertainers call “stadium status.” Stadium status is that elusive place every coach,… [More]