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Coinbase hits record low as investors flock to Dogecoin, Binance

Coinbase Global Inc. sank to a record low as investors fled high-flying market newcomers. The operator of the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange slumped 6% to $256.76 on Thursday, dropping for a fourth straight day. That left the shares just above the $250 reference price for its April direct listing. An exchange-traded fund...

Leaders: Delegate More

Vector image created by vectorjuice – www.freepik.com Do any one of these statements sound familiar? “Everyone on the team is busy. I can’t ask anyone to do more.” “It takes longer to explain how to do it than to just do it myself.” “I don’t trust that they will get it done the way...

Tired of the Unpredictable? Learn to be Anticipatory

More often than not, many businesses and organizations I work with view it as difficult or even impossible to foresee problems before they occur in our unpredictable world. In many ways, the circumstances we faced during the coronavirus pandemic were really nothing new. Sure, we may have never experienced this level...

What Can You Do Now to Make 2021 Your Best Tax Year Ever?

One of the biggest stresses experienced by businesses and individuals is nothing but tax return preparation and filing. The reason it is so stressful is due to the fact that taxes are complicated to handle, and with the growing number of tax reforms, this complexity is simply increasing. One needs...

Dogecoin’s value is soaring. Is it time to take it seriously?

For anyone who still thinks Dogecoin is a joke, there are some 90 billion reasons that say it’s not. That’s how much the digital token is nearly worth in dollar terms after jumping again in Wednesday trading. Useless or not, the coin has been swept up in the crypto mania that’s gripped...

For the ruined, Turkey’s crypto crackdown comes too late

Istanbul, Turkey – Hulya Ozkal thought she was investing wisely when she ploughed her savings into Bitcoin. “Maybe it wasn’t millions but I saved half a Bitcoin for the future,” the 65-year old pensioner told Al Jazeera. In most circumstances, that bet would be paying off handsomely this year. One Bitcoin was...

Understanding Product Life Cycle – Entrepreneurship Essentials

When it comes to maximizing gross profit and pricing on a given product offering, entrepreneurs must be well versed in product lifecycle management. Every entrepreneur or small business owner must be well versed in the four stages of product life cycle management to start a business avoiding misconceptions and mistakes. In...

Why Do Smart People Deny Serious Risks? (And What to Do About It)

When a threat seems clear to you, it’s hard to believe others will deny it. Yet smart people deny serious risks, even obvious ones, all the time. A case in point example comes from my experience helping a mid-size regional insurance company conduct a strategic pivot to thrive in the post-COVID...

Entrepreneurial Journey – 11 Powerful Lessons I Have Learned from Bands

The other day, I had the opportunity to talk to an old high school friend, Brian Stewart, that I have not spoken to in nearly 40 years. Back in the day, we were avid concertgoers, so as you might expect, we talked about all the concerts we attended in the...

How to Become a Business Coach

I remember being dressed in a suit and heels, fresh from a meeting with the mayor, when I was introduced to a person who had become a business coach. She shook my hand, sat down in our conference room, and surveyed the professionals who all had decades of experience. My CEO...