The High Priest of Horology

Benjamin Clymer, the founder of the watch-enthusiast website Hodinkee, has become a timepiece adviser to the stars.

Credit: Damon Winter/The New York Times

6 Ways To Nail Your First Corporate Pitch

This is a post which I relate to, because I’ve had to go through this before. I would highlight the following pieces of advice as most important: BE RECEPTIVE TO FEEDBACK, and STAY IN TOUCH! I can tell you that many doors have opened for me, sometimes years after an initial meeting, simply because I…

8 Core Beliefs of Extraordinary Bosses

The best managers have a fundamentally different understanding of workplace, company, and team dynamics. See what they get right. Getty A few years back, I interviewed some of the most successful CEOs in the world in order to discover their management secrets. I learned that the “best of the best” tend to share the following…

Productivity Tricks: 3 Ways to Build a Smarter Routine

The highest achievers are strict disciplinarians. Use these three easy steps to boost your odds of success. Flickr photo courtesy of Vicky Sedgwick I am not ashamed to admit this: I am über Type A. I believe in “going hard or going home,” as they say, and pushing to the very end. As an entrepreneur,…

Why Working More Than 40 Hours a Week is Useless

Research shows that consistently working more than 40 hours a week is simply unproductive. For many in the entrepreneurship game, long hours are a badge of honor. Starting a business is tough, so all those late nights show how determined, hard working and serious about making your business work you are, right? Wrong. According to…