Communication Revolution: Mobile Technology for Your Business

The cellphone—a novelty 20 years ago—is now standard-issue workplace equipment. Heinan Landa, CEO of Optimal Networks, an IT management and consulting company, sums it up this way: “Your mobile technology is your connection to your work world when you’re away from the office. It helps you become more productive on the go, which can act […]

Communication Revolution: Tablet Takeover

When introducing the iPad in 2010, Apple called it “a revolutionary device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading e-books and much more.” This “new category of devices,” as then-CEO Steve Jobs referred to it, launched the tablet phenomenon. By 2016, an estimated 650 […]

Room at the Top

In an incredible tale of entrepreneurial success, a single root beer stand opened by J. Willard Marriott in 1927 blossomed into one of the world’s largest global hotel enterprises. Perhaps more amazing: Until last year, Marriott International remained family-run. The founder passed his CEO role down to his son, Bill Marriott, who oversaw the expansion […]

The Most Important Question

“Multitasking is a lie,” writes Gary Keller in his new book The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results. Strangely enough, if there’s anyone you’d think would need to multitask, it’d be Keller, the chairman of the board and co-founder of Keller Williams Realty, the largest real estate company in the country. But […]

Cheap Trips

Sometimes business meetings absolutely, positively need to be face to face. You press the flesh, assess body language and facial expressions, and cut to the chase with rapid-fire exchanges. A recent U.S. Travel Association-commissioned study underscores the value of in-person interactions: For every dollar a company spent on business travel, it generated almost $3 in […]

Boost Your Mood: 23 Ways to Up Your Love of Life

When we have a legal issue, we call in a lawyer. When the pipes burst, we ring up a plumber. When tax time rolls around, we schedule an appointment with our accountant. So why, when it comes to one of the most instrumental aspects of our personal and professional lives—being happy—are we so remiss about […]

Staying Power

Horst Schulze describes his newest hotel property, the lush Capella Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas,

Baby Steps to Better Business

Sometimes, all you’ve got is 10 minutes. Or 10 dollars. But 10 minutes a day or 10 dollars a week add up. When it comes to building business, small steps can make the biggest impact. Don’t believe us? Listen to these entrepreneurs. Each one of them faced a huge goal and met it—one small step at […]

Michael Eisner: Life After Disney

Michael Eisner wasn’t just a successful CEO at Disney. He’s dedicated to philanthropy and creativity with his foundation and media company.