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  • Michael Clague
    Oct 12TH, 2015

    This is why Tesla always overpromises and underdelivers

    Tesla’s stock has spent the past week being downgraded by Wall Street analysts who cover the company. Analysts at Morgan Stanley, Baird, and Barclays all lowered their price targets. Tesla target share prices among the analysts community are all over the map, with some banks offering bullish expectations while others think the stock will slide […]

  • Michael Clague
    Mar 11TH, 2015

    BI Software ends up as Shelfware

    Business intelligence (BI) software, which emerged in response to the need for accurate and timely information to support informed business decisions, has evolved into a complex market comprising tools and platforms. Many of today’s BI platforms only target large enterprises with vast resources and large budgets. Yet even with this technology, companies repeat common mistakes […]

  • Michael Clague
    Feb 03RD, 2015

    Leadership Lesson: The Glory of Rejection

    If there was one topic I would say I have the authority to discuss, it would be rejection. Throughout my journey, I’ve faced many ups and downs. At times the downs seems more than the ups, which can be overwhelming. Rejection has historically been viewed as a form of failure. How many times have you […]

  • Michael Clague
    Jul 09TH, 2014

    10 Things Only Exceptional Bosses Give Employees

    Good bosses have strong organizational skills. Good bosses have solid decision-making skills. Good bosses get important things done. Exceptional bosses do all of the above — and more. (And we remember them forever.) Sure, they care about their company and customers, their vendors and suppliers. But most importantly, they care to an exceptional degree about […]

  • Michael Clague
    Jul 09TH, 2014

    The Best Career Advice I Received

    He was a successful entrepreneur who turned 5 thousand dollars into 20 million in 20 years, and he was the CEO of the first company I worked with after graduating college. After working with him for a few months, I built up the courage to ask him: what is your secret of success? The answer […]

  • Michael Clague
    May 29TH, 2014

    10 Signs a Company Has a Serious Culture Problem

    Looking for a job? It always surprises me how few people interviewing at my company ask about our culture. But they should. Over the last several months, we’ve all seen two cultural meltdowns that got big media play, and neither company came off well. In one, a woman named Julie Horvath resigned from GitHub and […]

  • Michael Clague
    May 13TH, 2014

    5 Questions Great Job Candidates Ask

    Be honest. Raise your hand if you feel the part of the job interview where you ask the candidate, “Do you have any questions for me?” is almost always a waste of time. Thought so. The problem is most candidates don’t actually care about your answers; they just hope to make themselves look good by […]

  • Michael Clague
    Apr 15TH, 2014

    Warren Buffet Quotes

    A collection of quotes from the Oracle of Omaha:     “Without passion, you don’t have energy. Without energy, you have nothing.”   “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”   “Only when you combine sound intellect with emotional discipline do you get rational behavior.”   […]

  • Michael Clague
    Apr 08TH, 2014

    Serial Entrepreneurs – Ability to Take Hits yet Continue Pursuing Goals

      This is an interesting graphic which demonstrates how most highly successful entrepreneurs built their success on the back of numerous attempts – diversification of efforts coupled with a ‘never-say-die’ attitude seem to be consistent themes. Source: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228067

  • Michael Clague
    Apr 08TH, 2014

    Should You Let Your Workers Sleep on the Job?

    For decades, it’s been cause for firing — even considered a disgrace. But should napping on the job be so maligned? Dozing off at work has long served as a great way to be branded lazy, incompetent or even dangerous, as were air traffic controllers when recently caught napping. But many experts agree that napping […]