Thursday, July 29

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career advice, Careers, contributor 2019, Dan Schawbel, Entrepreneurs, Interview, MTV, Nordic, original contributor, podcast, Rob Dyrdek, Skateboarding, Strategy

Pro skateboarder Rob Dyrdek on how he became an entrepreneur and his best career advice

Dan Schawbel is a bestselling author, speaker, and host of "5 Questions with Dan Schawbel." In a recent episode, he spoke with former pro skateboarder and TV host Rob Dyrdek. Dyrdek discussed his evolution as an entrepreneur and shared his best career advice. LoadingSomething is loading. Rob Dyrdek is a former pro skateboarder also known for ho...
Advice, Amazon, Business, contributor 2019, Jeff Bezos, morning brew, Nordic, original contributor, Shareholders, Strategy, Tech Insider

Amazon’s 1997 shareholder letter is a free MBA class on leadership — here are 4 lessons from it

Amazon's 1997 shareholder letter offers brilliant business lessons from Jeff Bezos. Alex Lieberman, executive chairman and cofounder of Morning Brew, recently posted on Twitter about those lessons. His tweets outlining what Bezos did right have been reprinted with permission below. Editor's note: The below article began as a Twitter thread and has been republished with permission.Amazon's 1997 shareholder letter provides a glimpse into the brilliance of Jeff Bezos. It's a free MBA class in strategy and leadership. Here are four lessons from it. ...
Economy, Food Network, Guy Fieri, Hospitality, Nordic, Opinión, original contributor, Paul Constant, Pitchfork Economics, Restaurants, Retail

Guy Fieri is fighting for struggling restaurant owners — too bad he doesn’t care as much about their workers

Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures and cohost of the "Pitchfork Economics" podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein. This week for Insider, he writes about restaurateur Guy Fieri's recent interview with Kara Swisher. In it, Fieri rehashed "tired trickle-down threats" and sounded less like a man of the people, Constant writes. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Business, Careers, contributor 2019, Executives, founders, Leadership, Nordic, original contributor, Strategy, Work

3 clearest signs you’re a manager who’s in need of leadership training, according to a startup CEO

Leaders need consistent training to continue their development, says CEO Madeline Pratt. Improving your leadership skills has a positive ripple effect throughout your organization. Lack of role clarity, an easily frustrated team, and unclear benchmarks are signs it's time for guidance. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you're guiding a team, your most fundamental job is setting others up for success — a concept that is easily lost among the million and one tasks that need your attention. As the founder of a company that helps guide and support other women founders, I've learned through experience that there are certai...
Chipotle, contributor 2019, Economy, Fast Food, Minimum Wage, Nordic, Opinión, original contributor, Price increases, Retail, Wages

Chipotle gave huge payouts to its CEO and shareholders, then blamed workers for price increases — here’s what’s really going on

Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures and cohost of the "Pitchfork Economics"podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein. In the latest episode, they spoke about Chipotle's announcement to increase menu prices by about 4% to cover increased employee wages. Constant points out, however, the price increase could be to cover the $24 million raise recently given to CEO Brian Niccol. See more stories on Insider's business page. Last week, the "New York Times" ran a story about a small menu price increase at a fast-casual food chain. Written by Julie Creswell, the piece began, "Executives at Chipotle said on Tuesday that the fast...