The Business Column

CEO Interview: Michael Dell

A man with a dream, a vision, and an uncanny ability to innovate through technology. Michael Dell is the man behind Dell, one of the most profitable computer companies in the world. Michael skipped his college education and started the company in 1984 with $1000 in his pocket and an extreme passion for gadgetry. Mr.Dell took some time with us to reflect on his strategies for success, his thoughts on implementing a sound economy, and the key characteristic that marks you as an Entrepreneur for life.

This Athleisure CEO Wants to Inspire Better Men

I know I’m going to catch some heat from Nate for referring to Rhone as “athleisure”, but after taking a close look at the market that’s what I think they do. And they do it incredibly well. Not in the sense that they manufacture yoga pants used solely for watching Netflix and drinking hot cocoa, but in the sense that they design and produce a multipurpose clothing line that’s just as functional in the gym as it is boarding a plane to catch a business meeting on the other side of the country. They’re based out in Stamford so our editor, Jenna Bostock, and I headed out there to meet Nate Checketts and talk shop last month...
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The End of Fierce Individualism

America loves a fierce individualist. And yes, there is something inspiring about the lone enterpriser and large business executive blazing a path into the valu...

Make Your Customer Number 2

Customer service experts have been chanting variations of this mantra since one caveman paid another caveman three clamshells for the skin of a sabertooth tiger...

Why Face Time Still Matters

It’s official: Email, texting, and social media are no longer just helpful supplemental business tools. They’ve taken over the whole game. Yes, technology has m...
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How To Inspire Your People

As the leader of your team, you must clearly understand and be able to pass on the purpose of your organization and your team’s role within that organization. I...
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Retain Your Holiday Customers

High-traffic days, such as holidays, are an opportunity for small businesses to establish themselves as a shopping location/website of choice and increase their...

The Future of Small Town Tech

Technology isn’t exactly synonymous with the American West. In fact, you probably can’t name one tech startup from a state like Wyoming. But, that’s about to ch...