Be Like Amazon

I decided to do another book summary post, since I found it so useful and insightful. This one is by brothers Jeffrey Eisenberg and Bryan Eisenberg, writing with Roy H. Williams. They analyse Amazon’s principles through the eyes of two imaginary characters on a road trip. The book is basically a dialogue between the older…

The Hidden Skills in Your Most Reliable People

When you need something done — and done right — you probably know who you can count on. Even at work, most people have someone they can call on at a moment’s notice. If you gave your team a basic personality test, the reliable people would probably score high in conscientiousness, one of the five…

The 5 Hardest Jobs to Fill in 2012

While you’re planning your expansion, you’re going to find that talent is in short supply, especially in these five areas. The year flew by mostly because it was a very, very busy one. Although the economy continues to face many challenges, the startup and tech industries are very much alive.  The IPO window slightly opened…