Archive for December 2017

7 Ways to Spot Trends

YPO member Samir Kulkarni is the CEO of Showcase, a Canadian retail company with 107 stores and counting. He knows how to recongize trends and get ahead of the game and shares his tips with Inc.com. Read more. The post 7 Ways to Spot Trends appeared first on YPO. ^Share this link with your friends…

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Year In Review: 12 Photos From 2017

With 25,000 members in more than 130 countries and 450 chapters, there is always an unforgettable YPO event happening somewhere in the world. Take a look back at just a few of the Only-in-YPO moments from the past year. For more photos, follow us on Facebook or Instagram. January 2017: Nearly 100 members attended an exclusive…

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EY Celebrates YPO Members Through Entrepreneur of the Year Program

In the business of celebrating mold-breakers, EY announced its list of 2017 U.S. regional and category winners in its 31st annual Entrepreneur of the Year® awards. In total, 35 U.S. members of YPO made the list with Asif Ramji, President and CEO of Paymetric in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, taking top honors as EY Entrepreneur of…

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How — and Why — You Need to Break Bad Business Habits

Businesses in a rut have a longer path to the top. Strategy professor Freek Vermeulen discusses how rooting out bad habits can free an organization to become more creative and innovative.   Those whose skin crawls when they hear, “It’s the way we’ve always done it” will find themselves nodding in agreement on virtually every…

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Year in Review: Top 10 Stories of 2017

With a network that includes 25,000 chief executives around the world, what stories interested our readers the most? Here are YPO’s top 10 stories of 2017. 1. 2017 YPO EDGE Concludes in VancouverWhen YPO members gather for the annual YPO EDGE, the learning opportunities are tremendous, the peer-to-peer connections are numerous and the social experiences…

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The 4 Cs of Rapid, Sustainable Business Growth

By Heidi Jannenga, co-founder and president of WebPT and a YPO member since 2017 I never intended to be the co-founder of a rapid-growth technology company, blazing a path of disruption in the rehab therapy industry. I was a physical therapist specializing in sports-medicine over a 15-year successful career, and I definitely didn’t have my…

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Why you should look into Zimbabwe’s consumer sector

Vishal Agarwal, YPO member and CEO of Full Circle Africa discusses the outlook for 2018, and why the Zimbabwean consumer sector is attractive. Watch here. The post Why you should look into Zimbabwe’s consumer sector appeared first on YPO. ^Share this link with your friends and colleagues^ Do you want to be a better leader,…

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A Little Burst of Joy

“It was love at first bite,” recalls Managing Director of Capital Hospitality SAL Hala Achkar  when asked what compelled her to open a bagel shop in the Middle East. “Every time I visited the United States I would carry a suitcase of bagels back to Lebanon and put them in the freezer to keep myself…

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No Matter Your Career Stage, Mentoring Can Be Beneficial

The need for good advice never goes away, no matter how long or successful a career may be. The concept of mentoring has been around since the days of the ancient Greeks, when Mentor, a friend of Odysseus, served as a guide and teacher to Odysseus’s son while Odysseus sailed the globe. There is a…

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