May 26, 2011 • 3:30 pm PDT In April, Peter Thiel, one of the co-founders of PayPal and the first major investor in Facebook, announced “20 Under 20,” his experiment that will pay students from some of the nation’s most elite colleges $100,000 each to drop out and start companies. Thiel’s views on college degrees … Continue reading

Building a New Model for Agencies and Consultancies in China and Beyond

Forbes February 17, 2011 Kevin Lee Reinvention is a constant that all businesses and industries go through. Ad agencies, media agencies, market research agencies and management consultancies are currently going through one such reinvention, and a dramatic one at that. These professional services help organizations interact and influence the end individual. They exist and thrive … Continue reading

An Inc. 500 Hiring Survey

Signs of an improving economy are prompting Inc. 500 CEOs to hire now. By Darren Dahl |  August 1, 2010 Suggested Links The Economy This Week Is Manufacturing Weighing Down the U.S. Economy? How I Did It: Rob Dyrdek Report: Small Businesses Still Advertising The Economy This Week The Economy This Week Inc. Newsletter Inc’s Small … Continue reading

Serial Entrepreneurs: Been There, Done That

Lessons and advice from serial entrepreneurs from the 2009 Inc. 500 By Inc. Staff | “Read Good to Great, by Jim Collins.” — David G. Donald, PeopleShare “Paranoia is an asset. Test everything first. Then refine it, scale it, or kill it.” — Oran Thomas, Mpell Solutions “1. Never mix business and family. 2. Do not leave business decisions open to interpretation.” — Bryan … Continue reading