Posts tagged with ‘business’

  • 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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  • Quitting Losing Battles

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-95-Ray-Rob-Losing-Battles.mp3Losing battles … most people have experienced a moment when they realized they were fighting a losing battle, and...

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  • All You Got

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-91-Ray-Rob-Giving-It-All-You-Got.mp3Running a business isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon. Are you giving it all you’ve got? In this edition...

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  • Running On Empty

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-88-Ray-Rob-Running-On-Empty.mp3At some point an entrepreneur may be called upon to “Run on empty,” but how does a successful business...

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