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Leonard M. Fuld: The New Competitor Intelligence

Leonard Fuld is legendary for digging up everything you ever wanted to know about your competitors. More than 30 years ago, Fuld coined the term competitive intelligence (CI), and since then he has followed the business-as-battle approach to corporate survival. He has combed pre-World War II literature for references to business or competitive intelligence to… Read More »

What Makes Ecommerce Hum

What makes e-commerce hum? Dozens of technologies and companies, most of which you’ve never heard of. These are the so-called “enabler” companies, the firms competing fast and hard to build the infrastructure for e-commerce in both the retail and business-to-business universes. From the front end to the back, they make the hardware, software, services, tools,… Read More »

Tips to get adequate sleep and perform at peak efficiency

As an internet entrepreneur, how much sleep do you get? With all the rigors and distractions of everyday life (i.e. kids, a regular job, appointments, etc.) working on your growing internet empire is becoming increasingly difficult.  You have to maintain your family life and keep the significant other happy.  The kids demand attention and the… Read More »

Letting go. Messages from the universe

I have a really bad habit of hanging on to things long after I should have let them go. Not by anyone else’s standards, but from my own point of view, since I would know better than anyone else when it is time for me personally to let go of something. Anyway, I did a… Read More »

How To Increase Your Confidence

  You are the only person on Earth that can use your ability- Zig Ziglar New managers go through it. Old managers go through it, but probably won’t admit it. It may not happen often, but it does happen. What am I referring to? Your confidence as a professional. Starting out, most would-be professional have that… Read More »

Product Designers Of The Future

Three designers who are breaking away from the “normal” approach to design are Tom Gyr, Lil Yates, and Philip John Luscombe. Not content with following the crowd and just creating nice pieces, these three are proving that you can be crazier than Britney Spears with hair clippers and still create beautiful and intriguing products with… Read More »

Our World’s Technological Epidemic

No, do not run away from this read due to such a long, drawn out, title. It looks all scholar-ish and what not, but it totally fits. For those of you who do not know what an epidemic is, shame on you! Intuitively, it usually refers to a period of time when a disease spreads… Read More »

Powerful traits of successful entrepreneurs

Let me start this post with a couple of concepts I have discovered over the years. Concept #1 We are what we think. The Law of Attraction guys say it this way: The only thing that stands between you and everything you want is your mind. It’s so true and it may be hard to believe, but… Read More »

Lessons Learned

As promised, I decided to do what would normal terrify me, I took a break. After taking some time off from work, apartment issues, and other New York City stress this is what I have learned: 1) It is important to make time for self-care. Life is tough, and sometimes getting lost in the mess… Read More »

How to Create a Lasting Impression

Your appearance and overall presentation is what drives people’s first impression of you. But it’s your performance that creates the lasting impression. This is important because the lasting impression that you leave could be your conduit to new opportunities. Last Thursday I concluded my service with my biggest client that I’ve been working with for the… Read More »