Author - DrMarine

The World’s Billionaires

Rank Name Net Worth Age Source Country of Citizenship #1 Jeff Bezos $112 B 55 Amazon United States #2 Bill Gates $90 B 63 Microsoft United States #3 Warren Buffett $84 B 88 Berkshire Hathaway United States #4 Bernard Arnault $72 B 70 LVMH France #5 Mark Zuckerberg $71 B 34 Facebook United States #6 Amancio Ortega $70 B 82 Zara Spain #7 Carlos Slim Helu $67.1 B 79 telecom Mexico #8 Charles Koch $60 B 83 Koch Industries United States #8 David Koch $60 B 78 Koch Industries United States #10 Larry Ellison $58.5 B 74 software United States   Read More at Forbes Billionaires List 

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How to Be Creative on Demand – HBR

How to Be Creative on Demand Creativity is learnable providence. It feels like an inexplicable miracle when it arrives, and we may never be able to isolate all the variables that generate it. But, in my experience, we can reliably create the conditions to invite it. Twenty years ago, I was involved in a terrifyingly inspiring project, working with some of Kenya’s poorest citizens in one of Nairobi’s most blighted areas. Our goal was to generate self-help strategies that would enable this group to climb a [...]

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Business Life Cycle – 5 stages of a business’ life

Knowing Your Business Life Cycle? The business life cycle is the progression of a business and its phases over time, and is most commonly divided into five stages: launch, growth, shake-out, maturity, and decline. The cycle is shown on a graph with the horizontal axis as time, and the vertical axis as dollars or various financial metrics. In this article, we will use three financial metrics to describe the status of each business life cycle phase, including sales, profit, and cash flow.   Phase One: Launch Each [...]

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