John Boitnott

John Boitnott

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Journalist, Digital Media Consultant and Investor

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Leadership

What White House Chiefs of Staff Can Teach About Running Your Business Better

The federal government dwarfs every corporation in size and complexity. Anybody who can make it work is worth learning from.
Digital Marketing

Research Finds Digital Goods Area a Tougher Sell Than Entrepreneurs Think

Human psychology is why people will pay more for a book than an ebook.
Career Change

Think a New Job Will Solve Your Problems? Here's Why You Shouldn't Start Looking Just Yet.

Instead of leaping into a job search, take a long look at your life to make certain that is the change you need to make.
Productivity

4 Changes an Elite Management Consultant Would Tell You to Make to Maximize Your Productivity

If you can afford a consultant, go ahead and hire one but, basically, here is what they would tell you.
Entrepreneurs

4 Success Lessons From the Entrepreneur Who Quietly Grew Pinterest Into a $12 Billion Company

Ben Silberman left a safe and lucrative job at Google to start a company. When it failed, he started another one that succeeded big time.
Lessons

3 Insights From Elon Musk's Chief Automotive Designer You Can Apply to Life and Business

The Tesla is the biggest automotive innovation since the Model T but it was designed using tried-and-true processes that would have been familiar to Henry Ford.
Job Interview

Never Go to a Job Interview Unprepared for This One Question

It's almost inevitable that you'll be asked, "Any questions?" That's your chance to show you've done your homework.
Elevator Pitch

Watch: Why Enthusiasm Only Gets You So Far With Investors

The season finale of 'Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch' shows contestants with a strong business plan get the investment.
Retail Businesses

4 Online Marketing Tactics Brick-and-Mortar Stores Can Leverage to Thrive

Online ads and social media are simply new ways to build the loyal customer base successful stores have always needed.
Elevator Pitch

Watch: Why Entrepreneurs Should Be Open to Negotiation and Even Rejection

On this week's episode of 'Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch,' contestants learn that you can't always get what you want.
Content Strategy

How to Never Run Out of Content Ideas Again

Relying solely on your own ideas for engaging topics is exhausting. Like any job, some tools and strategies make it easier to do better.
Elevator Pitch

Watch: How to Know When to Approach an Investor

This week's episode of "Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch" shows it's all about timing.
Entrepreneurs

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month by Meeting These 7 Fantastic Female Business Leaders

Take a look at what these amazing women are up to. You can learn from their leadership.
Success

Listening to These 8 Audiobooks on Success Is a Better Use of Your Long Commute

Commuting is mostly just unpaid work, unless you make an effort to learn something along the way.

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