Archive for April 2018

Eyes Wide Open: How Perception Shapes Our Reality

In his popular TED Talk, “What reality are you creating for yourself?” former “Saved by the Bell” teen star-turned-entrepreneur and YPO member Isaac Lidsky recalls how the clerk he waved to in the store was really a mannequin; how he reached down to wash his hands and realized it was a urinal and not a…

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5 Ways to Innovate Your Business Today

From 7 – 11 May, business leaders all over the world will connect and collaborate with an outcome of actionable insights and entrepreneurial ideas for their businesses during the third YPO Innovation Week. Five YPO members and successful business leaders share their thoughts on how to bring innovation and entrepreneurship into your daily business life. If…

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YPO Innovation Week Recognizes Gold-Level Sponsors

  The third annual YPO Innovation Week, 7 – 11 May 2018, will bring together the world’s leading innovators for a chance to network, overturn conventional thinking and be inspired with actionable, applicable insight. More than 50 in-person and virtual events will be taking place all over the world. This year, two business leaders has…

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Make Your Talent Strategy a Priority

by YPO member Kurt Wilkin, CEO of HireBetter Among the many concerns that keep business leaders up at night, talent is one that seems to cause the most heartburn. When it comes to the people part of business, hiring and firing decisions and talent priorities somehow become less straightforward. The solution is a proactive talent strategy, but…

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Can You Grow Your Brain?

7 Simple Steps for Expanding Your Brain Capacity Whether you’re interested in growing your brain or reversing some of the damage done, Majid Fotuhi, M.D., says it’s scientifically possible. Medical Director of NeuroGrow Brain Fitness Center and affiliate staff member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, neurologist and neuroscientist Fotuhi is widely regarded as an authority in…

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Navigating the Challenges of Leadership

Navigating the corporate world today is more of an art than a skill. It requires you to balance being aggressive and inclusive, assertive and diplomatic, passionate and composed, and often simultaneously. There’s no real “how-to manual,” and each organization and team have its own unique way of doing things. Learning how to plot a course…

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Bitcoin: Where to from here?

Ran Neu Ner, YPO member and founder of OnChain Capital, joined CNBC Africa to talk about cryptocurrency and its future development.   The post Bitcoin: Where to from here? appeared first on YPO. ^Share this link with your friends and colleagues^ Do you want to be a better leader, CEO, spouse, parent, and global citizen?…

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RIP: The Petrol Engine, 1884 – 2028

Will it soon be time to open the first retrospective museum dedicated to the internal combustion engine? The road to the future is clear — and the petrol car isn’t on it, says Christiana Figueres, the former Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Learn more in this article posted on Unlimited, a venture powered by UBS. UBS…

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Over-Mentored and Under-Sponsored

With terms like “facts” and “news” being manipulated daily, there are still the undisputable results of data. According to research conducted by global nonprofit Catalyst, women comprise almost half of North America’s workforce, yet hold less than one-third of all senior management positions and fewer than 5 percent of CEO positions. Yet, as discovered by…

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Do You Have a Mindset for Managing Exponential Growth?

Are you prepared to manage exponential growth in your company? It takes a special type of leader. Businesses may dream of experiencing exponential growth, but few achieve it. The Facebooks, Ubers and Snapchats of the world are anomalies. While there are many reasons that exponential growth is uncommon, YPO member Rob Katz, founder of Spiritpower…

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