Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud got the job in July 2017, for her vision on how to differentiate Vimeo from larger video services, like YouTube and Netflix. At 34, she’s the youngest CEO of an IAC company. She explained what is was like growing up in Flint, Michigan, and career advice she learned from her father, an immigrant entrepreneur. Anjali Sud has always sought out opportunities that aren’t easy – that seem intimidating at first. She left Flint, Michigan, at 14 for the elite Massachusetts boarding school Phillips Academy on a scholarship. And she became the CEO of Vimeo at 34. “I think that when you are pushed outside of your comfort zone, you get off that learning curve so much faster and you develop as a leader so much faster,” she told Business Insider in an episode of our podcast “Success! How I Did It.” Vimeo is an ad-free video platform for filmmakers, who Sud calls “creators.” The videos on Vimeo generally have a higher … [Read more...] about Vimeo’s 34-year-old CEO on why she’s not worried about YouTube or Netflix, and how she plans to bring in $100 million this year
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We are in the eye of the storm of massive change: from magnetic pole shifts to earthquakes, from volcanoes to tsunamis, from nuclear damage to radioactive fallout. When leading nations and businesses seem to be falling behind in sectors where they were once the dominant players, there is a clear recognition that the status quo cannot be maintained. How to evolve a strategy for coping with unanticipated events, challenges and crises? To survive, organisations have to embrace change. How does leadership create a work-environment and work-life that not only survives a crisis, but capitalises on today’s frequent and disruptive accelerating changes? Organisational survival requires that the methods leaders use to learn and to impart operational knowledge must change as fast or faster than the environmental changes that threaten viability. The new strategy for leaders has to be about constantly adapting to change in an ever changing landscape. In order to achieve this, the focus must … [Read more...] about What Is The Key To Survival In A Constantly Changing Environment?
PHOTO CREDIT: Getty Images Valentine's Day is a day for love. Chocolates, roses, romantic gestures. That's fine for home life, but sometimes the romance at work fades. Fear not! There are ways to reignite the flame and remember what drew you to your job in the first place. Here are 75 ways you can learn to fall in love again with your job: 1. Organize someone to bring in snacks every Monday Make a calendar and appoint one person per week to bring in some goodies. And it doesn't have to be junk food. It can be exotic fruit, a fun trail mix, anything your imagination desires. 2. Organize a social outing once a month This could be a happy hour or a lunch, but it should be outside the office. It could be with or without significant others. 3. Increase the light at your desk There's tons of research on the importance of light. It contributes to both efficiency and happiness. 4. Rearrange your desk/office Mix it up and give yourself something new to look at. 5. Have a good … [Read more...] about 75 Ways to Fall in Love Again with Your Job
PHOTO CREDIT: Getty Images Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each experience--good and bad--makes you grow. Get along with life and surely, things will become easier for you. Live for today and enjoy every moment. Capture the best that life has to offer you. Here's a collection of valuable quotes about life to inspire you to make the best out of it: 1. "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." Thomas A. Edison 2. "There is more to life than increasing its speed." Mahatma Gandhi 3. "Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated." Confucius 4. "Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them." Dalai Lama 5. "There are three constants in life...change, choice and principles." … [Read more...] about 50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life
Tony Robbins has defined what it means to be a “performance coach” for the last four decades. People like the billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones pay $US1 million annually for personal coaching, thousands of fans pay $US650-$US3,000 to participate in intense events like “Unleash the Power Within,” and millions around the world have bought his books and tapes. Last September, the eight winners of Shopify’s Build a Bigger Business competition were flown to Robbins’ Fiji resort Namale for both group and private coaching sessions with him. We had a chance to observe his roughly 30-minute one-on-one sessions with the winners, including the entrepreneur he personally selected from entrants, Lively founder Michelle Cordeiro Grant. The sessions offered a rare look at how Robbins is quickly able to assess a person’s pain points, both personal and professional, and leave them with insights both practical and powerful. Following is a transcript of the … [Read more...] about Watch Tony Robbins bring someone to tears in a one-on-one motivational session