The lessons I learned on the desert courses are applicable to launching any business Marlo Donate Published 6:30 am, Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Photo: Michael Boehler | EyeEm | Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Michael Boehler | EyeEm | Getty Images What My Family's Off-Road Racing Business Taught Me About Taking Risks 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Many people shy away from risk because of its potential for adverse outcomes. It's the way our brains work. But, I grew up in a setting where risk-taking was a family tradition of sorts. Off-road desert racing was my dad's job and hobby, so I spent nearly every weekend of my childhood in the blazing heat of the desert watching cars hurtle past me at high speeds. Related: 7 Risks Every Entrepreneur Must Take Without realizing it, I was absorbing a … [Read more...] about What My Family’s Off-Road Racing Business Taught Me About Taking Risks
Collin Binkley, Associated Press Updated 5:06 am, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Photo: The Canadian Press, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, left, gives the 2018 Commencement speech May 10, 2018, in Clemson, S.C., and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in the procession prior to delivering the commencement address to New York University graduates at Yankee Stadium in New York on May 16, 2018. less United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, left, gives the 2018 Commencement speech May 10, 2018, in Clemson, S.C., and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in the procession prior to delivering the ... more Photo: The Canadian Press, AP Vote, take risks, be fearless: Celebs offer advice to grads 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Work hard, be true to yourself, embrace diversity and seize … [Read more...] about Vote, take risks, be fearless: Celebs offer advice to grads
CIOs are driving organizational strategies now more than ever. The more a CIO’s success is tied to business outcomes, the more risk they assume. Traditionally, CIOs have been responsible for KPIs like uptime and system availability to support internal productivity and operational efficiency. But suddenly—now that all industries are becoming digital—there is much more at stake.This shift from “playing for keeps” to “playing to win” means organizations are actively seeking out CIOs who are willing to take on more risk. Placing bets (taking risks) at the right tables (in certain functions) is the best way to maintain reliability while experimenting to win in the long run.A “risk-taking CIO” is not an oxymoron, it is the new norm.Where and how to take risksThere are different risk appetites commonly found within each area of IT responsibility: IT infrastructure is expected to be very reliable and secure; the appetite for risk is low. IT … [Read more...] about The risk-taker CIO paradox
posted on 21 Oct 2014, 04:30 5 1. Chuck007 (Posts: 1369; Member since: 02 Mar 2014) Actually that's friggin nice. If the build quality is good we've got a winner here. posted on 21 Oct 2014, 07:03 0 7. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011) if it comes with a $200 or lower price tag, I'll think about getting one just to say I have it XD Or throw in a better spec and priced at $450-$600, then I'll buy one for the look. posted on 21 Oct 2014, 04:43 3 2. ishan.heru (Posts: 69; Member since: 31 Aug 2014) Lets do the drop test of this thing as soon as it comes out :) posted on 24 Oct 2014, 13:02 0 11. Enddo (Posts: 53; Member since: 26 May 2014) This is really what we need to see done posted on 21 Oct 2014, 05:07 2 3. bugsbunny00 (Posts: 2215; Member since: 07 Jun 2013) Good design but the dotted top and bottom is just decoration.speaker might be on back.if only it has top specs.. posted on 21 Oct 2014, 05:15 1 4. dmakun … [Read more...] about Comments for : The Otium U5 is a Chinese manufacturer’s take on slim bezels
Entrepreneurs are a special breed. Successful entrepreneurs are even more special. And of course, serial entrepreneurs are exceptionally rarefied. Most entrepreneurs prior to launching have had business experience in a corporate setting. Corporate or business exposure is crucial on many levels that include understanding the need for process, structure, profit and loss, technology as a strategic partner and many more vital aspects that contribute to thought disruptive endeavours.Many people are enamoured or intrigued by entrepreneurs. There is the allure of flexibility, assumed work life balance, becoming rich overnight and of course doing something so cool most people have either never dreamed of or just don’t have the raw courage to embark on.Pay attention to the level of interest or buzz around the dinner table or smart cocktail party. Your friends or guests are generally enamoured with the self-employed. Why is that?We have all had exposure to bad bosses, boredom, … [Read more...] about True entrepreneurs change the world: do you have what it takes?