6 Ways to Make Time Your Friend

Business people are constantly in a hurry. They have no shortage of justification. They want to get the new product out fast and be the first to market, or be the first mover in tech, orbuild sales quickly before they run out of cash. For those reasons, many have a pretty tense relationship with time. They…

Million-Dollar U.S. Housing Loans Surge to Record Level

Banks are handing out mortgages of as much as $10 million to the wealthy in record numbers while first-time homebuyers struggle to get loans. Erin Gorman, managing director at Bank of New York Mellon Corp., said she’s fielding more requests for home loans of at least $2 million than ever before. She recently provided a mortgage of more…

Become a Better Boss: 5 Habits Managers Should Avoid

As a manager, you’ve found the perfect balance of coaching your employees just enough (without hovering), delegating efficiently (without micromanaging), and making yourself available for questions (while still encouraging your team to think for themselves). Right? As any manager knows, being an inspiring and knowledgeable leader doesn’t always come on the first, second or third…

5 Characteristics Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Knowing the most common characteristics of successful entrepreneurs is a good place to start in order to better your own business chops. The good news? If you don’t have these traits, you can develop them over time. It won’t always come naturally to you, but mimicking the positives of successful entrepreneurs can help give you…

Why Mobile Health Technologies Haven’t Taken Off (Yet)

Tech entrepreneurs see the mobile health (mHealth) market as the next great business revolution, but it has yet to achieve critical mass. mHealth is considered the sum of technology-based applications that allow a patient and a physician to clinically interact from different locations. Examples include the exchange of medical information via e-mail, texting, smartphone apps,…