Posts tagged with ‘business’

  • Jacob Marley - we are all in the people business

    Mankind Is Your Business

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    “Business!” cried the Ghost, wringing its hands again. “Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity,...

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  • Pot Perils

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-PotPerils-01.mp3The liberalization of marijuana laws in some U.S. states is raising questions about investments in emerging industries. In this...

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  • Scary

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-Scary-01.mp3You may have been told you need to do something scary every day, if you want to be successful,...

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  • Do Good

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Delonna-Rob-DoGood-01.mp3Sometimes the simplest things can improve your own life and the lives of those around you. In this special...

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  • Business tech partnerships

    Tech Partnership Strategies

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    In high tech, you partner. Someday, somehow, with someone. Partnerships are inevitable in tech. The reason is very simple:...

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  • How To Succeed

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-100-Ray-Rob-How-To-Succeed-With-Trying.mp3Despite the book and the movie of the same title, “How to succeed in business without really trying” is...

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  • Truth and Trust

    Truth Hurts

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-107-Ray-Rob-Truth-Hurts.mp3The old idiom “the truth hurts” can be a useful approach for managers trying to get to the bottom...

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  • Business Partners

    Business Partners

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-106-Ray-Rob-Partners.mp3Whether to partner or not partner in a business venture can be a vexing question. In this Tough Things...

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  • Work/Life Balance

    Life and Business

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-105-Ray-Rob-Life-and-Business.mp3Tough Things First Author Ray Zinn says, “Your life is your business, but don’t make your business your life.”...

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  • Gender Equality

    Gender Equality in the Workplace

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-103-Ray-Rob-Gender-Equality.mp3Gender equality in the workplace is not a trivial matter, and as businesses add more women at all levels...

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  • Fifth Year

    Business’s Fifth year

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-102-Ray-Rob-Fifth-Year.mp3Many seemingly successful businesses hit a wall, or even fail at the five-year mark. In this Tough Things First...

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  • Business eclipse

    Business Eclipse

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-101-Ray-Rob-Business-Eclipse.mp3The 2017 total solar eclipse which fascinated Americans for a week was stunning to behold, but what happens when...

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  • Hold ‘Em

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-99-Ray-Rob-Hold-em.mp3In business, a winning hand starts with knowing the game and the players. In this edition of Tough Things...

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  • Tech Cycle Survival

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    When I launched my semiconductor company, I was betting my family’s entire future on a widely cyclical industry. I...

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  • Making Predictions

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-97-Ray-Rob-Making-Predictions.mp3Crystal balls are useless, but predicting future events and trends is not impossible. In this edition of Tough Things...

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