Entries by Geoff Snyder

Business Startup Wealth Building

“Your largest wealth-building asset is your income. When you tie up your income, you lose.” ~ Dave Ramsey Does it take money to make money? Income represents money you can invest to make more money. If you tie up all your future income, you will always be living in the past. As Dave Ramsey tells […]

Using Simplicity To Stimulate Innovation

Co-author of the bestseller Freakonomics, Steve Levitt, took the stage at the World Business Forum to share stories about tax fraud, passing gas, and prostitution. This was definitely not a typical economics discussion, but a great storytelling experience. He expressed how some of the best ideas in business today are also the simplest ones. “The […]

Three Items About Social Technologies

Co-founder of Altimeter Group, Charlene Li, spoke on the first day at the World Business Forum. She passionately expressed the value of social technologies. “Social technologies are all about the relationships you can form.” Here are a few items of interest and advice from Charlene Li: 1. What social technologies does better than anything else […]

Three Key Elements Of A Performance Culture

During the World Business Forum, Carlos Brito, CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev, explained to the audience his three elements of a performance culture: dream, people, and culture. Dream: Dreams are important because they set the bar. Once you set that bar it anchors everything. You have to dream big. Dreams have to be stretched but credible. […]

World Business Forum 2010

Six weeks ago, I received an invitation to be a featured blogger at the 2010 World Business Forum, which is being held October 5th and 6th at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Come to find out, this is an invitation-only opportunity offered to a select group of top business bloggers and establishes […]