Leadership Lessons from Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones (GoT) has become a cultural phenomenon since airing its first episode on HBO in 2011. Your favorite character may not have ended up on the throne but the best leader always prevailed. For a show that revolves around power, it’s important to comprehend how different characters obtained and sustained leadership. This review […]

Don’t Say This When Making a Speech!

SPEAKING WITH IMPACT Each week, speech coach and leadership mentor James Rosebush will answer a question on how to improve your public speaking. Stephen Bates, CEO, Global Interconnect Inc. asks: “What shouldn’t I say, and what should I say, when speaking in public?” Dear Stephen, You have asked a question at the starting gate of […]

Top 3 Business Tips From a Blue Angels Pilot

When you’re a Blue Angel pilot flying in formation, with a mere 36 inches between 21-million-dollar jets, you have to bring your A game. But that’s only the beginning. During the year, through 270 days on the road and countless hours of heart-pounding, intensely physical air show flying, Blue Angel pilots improve, and the distance between jets […]

Giving Fund Donors Invest in Seed Stage Social Entrepreneurs at “Angel Tank”

The 2nd Angel Tank social enterprise pitch competition was an inspiring kick-off to the 2019 SEED Conference in San Francisco, CA on May 20, 2019. An impact twist on ABC’s Shark Tank, this year’s Angel Tank featured five leading Bay Area impact investors as judges and a select group of six social entrepreneurs. Each entrepreneur had […]

How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Employees who work too hard are less productive and more unhappy. Sacrifice and hard work: The theme of every entrepreneur’s success story. The sleepless nights, lack of free time, and financial commitments are all worth it to see your company come to life. In fact, in the business world, these sacrifices have become somewhat of […]