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Pivots Don’t Always Succeed. Here’s How You Can Make Sure Yours Does on CEOWorld Magazine

Read the full article on CEOWorld Magazine Successful pivots are the stuff of Silicon Valley legend. In the best of these origin myths, a sudden and drastic change in strategy allows a struggling business to rise like a phoenix from the ashes of its outdated model, soaring above its competitors and into public acclaim. These success [...]

By |2019-10-17T19:41:43+00:00October 14th, 2019|Blog|

Finding The Route From CTO To CEO on CEOWorld Magazine

Read the full article on CEOWorld Magazine Making the move from CTO to CEO was a daunting experience for me: after all, I had spent a large part of my career working behind the scenes. Now, I was going to be the face of a company, taking on new responsibilities that encapsulated a whole other [...]

By |2019-10-17T19:39:25+00:00October 11th, 2019|Blog|

Big Data​: A New Trend or a Rebranded Idea on LinkedIn Pulse

Read the full article on LinkedIn  It’s a given that new trends in tech will pop up frequently and have an impact on business and society at large. Look at the way concepts like big data, artificial intelligence (AI), and the Internet of Things (IoT) have quickly become a part of the current tech vernacular and are [...]

By |2019-10-17T19:48:03+00:00October 7th, 2019|Blog|

Challenging Education to Better Represent the Real World

“We learn not for school but for life.” - Seneca, Epistulae In a person’s most formative years, their experiences in a classroom have an enormous impact on their lives to come. Education is meant to prepare a person to live in the real world and function as a good citizen. Too often, schools don't live [...]

By |2019-09-06T20:04:24+00:00September 6th, 2019|Blog|

How SMBs Benefit From Social Media

The meteoric rise of social media in the past decade and a half has led to the prominent use of social media marketing and advertising in recent years. There are currently about 3.5 billion active social media users altogether, meaning that these platforms are extremely potent avenues for brands to gain recognition and ultimately improve [...]

By |2019-03-22T15:54:55+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Blog|

How I Learned to be Motivated by Failure Featured on Fast Company

Originally appeared on Fast Company When I was starting out in my career, I had all the determination, motivation, and confidence. I graduated early from Washington University in St. Louis with a computer science degree, and soon after began my first position as a warehouse engineer for General Mills. I was the most junior engineer [...]

By |2019-10-04T17:33:23+00:00March 5th, 2019|Blog|

What Does a Healthy Workplace Look Like?

The workplace can be hard to get a handle on. One survey shows that 58 percent of employees trust strangers more than their own boss. In addition, 79 percent of workers who leave their jobs cite “lack of appreciation,” and a reported 53 percent of Americans are unhappy at work. With shocking statistics like these, [...]

By |2019-01-24T19:09:34+00:00January 24th, 2019|Blog|