Overcoming challenges and never giving up

Most of us have experienced failureon some level in our lives. One must realize that challenges and difficulties will abound—and few are immune to their grasping reach. However, when challenges arise in business and in life, we all have the same choice: to become overwhelmed and defeated, or get up, push through and move on. […]


Doing business as the underdog

In history’s most compelling stories, the unexpected hero often wins the day. We can all relate to the underdog. But the middle of the story–whether ours or someone else’s, usually makes us dreadfully uncomfortable. Waiting for resolution, we can become anxious, fearful and eager to fast-forward to the conclusion of the story. We need our […]


A CEO’s advice on doing business in China

Technology and innovation creates a more accessible world. And greater connecton and accessibility means your perfect business partnercould be across the world. But in order to create and enjoy a harmonious business relationship, you must be willilng to step out of your comfort zone. Experiencing how other cultures conduct businessand do life bridges gaps and […]

On launching a physical product in a new market

Ideas are nothing more than fleeting thoughts until you actualize them into scalable, real-world products. A simple idea can become the springboard of a flourishing brand, but first you must get the product into the consumer’s hands. At one point, my Combo washer-dryer had been nothing more than an idea. I simply wanted to help […]