I am fascinated by Mark Cuban. I recently read a book including a collection of his blog posts and writings called, “How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It.” The book describes Cuban’s story of rising from humble beginnings to becoming one of the most famous businessman in the world. Cuban touches on many important concepts in the book, below are a handful that I found to be most useful. On Self Improvement Getting paid to learn: Cuban considered every job as an educational experience. He viewed his early positions as better than college. Rather thanRead More →

Strong leadership and management are more important than ever in today’s fast-paced business environment. A quick scan of the news reveals what seems like a never-ending stream of stories where leaders and managers are failing. Though some argue there is a distinct difference between the terms ‘leadership’ and ‘management’, the outcome they aim for is the same. Famed management scholar Peter Drucker was known to view the term “management” negatively, stating “[o]ne does not manage people…the task is to lead people. And the goal is to make productive the specific strengths and knowledge of every individual.” Taking Drucker’s idea into account, I make no clearRead More →