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In 1988, Michael Feuer co-founded OfficeMax, using $20,000 of his own money. During his tenure as CEO, he helped the company expand to more than 1,000 locations. He is now the CEO of venture capital firm Max-Ventures and Max-Wellness, a health and wellness chain. I talked to Feuer, author of “The Benevolent Dictator: Empower Your Employees, Build Your Business, and Outwit the Competition,” about his leadership style and his approach to encouraging innovation.[…] Continue Reading »
Rajeev Peshawaria is the CEO of the ICLIF Leadership & Governance Centre and the author of “Too Many Bosses, Too Few Leaders.” He has previously served as chief learning officer at Morgan Stanley and Coca-Cola and is one of the founding members of the Pine Street Group leadership development program at Goldman Sachs. I talked to him about why there is a lack of strong leadership and what can be done about it.[…] Continue Reading »
Edward Hess is a professor of business administration at the University of Virginia and author of “Growing an Entrepreneurial Business: Concepts & Cases.” I interviewed Hess about creating a new business and the most common challenges that face entrepreneurs.
What is the No. 1 challenge of growing an entrepreneurial business?
Growth is change; growth requires an entrepreneur to change.[…] Continue Reading »