What Every CEO Wants – And Doesn’t Want – In An Employee

By Brett Fox | January 15, 2015

What Does Every CEO Want, And Not Want, In An Employee? By Brett Fox Oh, the things I wish I could tell you, but I can’t. You see the CEO union forbids me to say certain things to you. Not to mention our Board of Directors and the SEC. I wish I could tell you Read More …

The Dreaded Holiday Party…A Guide for Employees and Employers

By Brett Fox | December 16, 2014

The Dreaded Holiday Party. A Guide For Employees And Employers. By Brett Fox “We can’t bring our spouses to this year’s holiday party!” a very close friend told me today. “Why?” “I don’t know,” she answered. “The holiday party is at 7pm this Thursday night up in the city. I really don’t want to go. Read More …

How You Can Destroy a Business in One Easy Step

By Brett Fox | December 4, 2014

How You Can Destroy Any Business In One Easy Step By Brett Fox I was driving one beautiful Bay Area summer morning. The temperature was a perfect 65 degrees. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky, yet there was a storm on the horizon. Just then, my cellphone rang. It was Leon calling. “Are you Read More …

How to be the Luckiest Person in the World

By Brett Fox | November 11, 2014

How To Be The Luckiest Person In The World By Brett Fox I am the luckiest person in the world. Honest. Little old me. Yet, I have had my ass kicked so many times I’ve lost count. I have had my heart broken oh so many times. I have had people steal my business ideas Read More …

Can You Prevent Yourself From Being Screwed Over In Business?

By Brett Fox | November 5, 2014

Can You Prevent Yourself From Being Screwed Over In Business? By Brett Fox Here’s a story about one of the co-founders of my company. Dan (not his real name) came with great credentials. He was smart and he had accomplished a lot. His was a name that investors would respect. Dan was also independently wealthy. Read More …

Should You Follow Cramer’s Stock Market Tips?

By Brett Fox | October 23, 2014

Should You Follow Cramer’s Stock Market Tips? By Brett Fox Here we go again. The NASDAQ is up. The S&P is up. Everyone is breathing a sigh of relief. Last week’s “correction” is over, and we’re off to the races…again. CNBC’s commentators are gushing: “Look at this board! 27 of 30 stocks are positive!!!” CNBC’s Read More …

Do You Need to Think Big to Win in Business or Should You Play it Safe?

By Brett Fox | October 16, 2014

Do You Need To Think Big In Business Or Can You Play It Safe? By Brett Fox I was recently in a new product idea meeting, and Greg was proposing his latest idea. Greg and I have worked together, on and off, for over 20 years, and Greg has always thought big ever since we Read More …

How Stuttering Can Make You A Better Public Speaker

By Brett Fox | October 8, 2014

Can Stuttering Can Make You A Better Public Speaker? By Brett Fox Even though it was over 20 years ago, I remember the moment just like it was yesterday. It was a nightmare. I was presenting at my company’s sales conference. There was a disconnect between my brain and my mouth. My brain was telling Read More …

What Are The Steps You Should Take Now Before the Coming Stock Market Correction?

By Brett Fox | September 29, 2014

You wake up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat. The stock market just dropped by 20% yesterday, and you were caught unprepared. Don’t think this can happen to you? Think again. It happens with regularity. It’s part of our business cycle. It happened October 19, 1987 when the DOW dropped 22.61%. Read More …

San Francisco is on Fire – When Will the Stock Market Bubble Burst Again?

By Brett Fox | September 17, 2014

I was giddy, but I was scared to death. I knew at some point the stock market was going to crash, but I didn’t want to miss out on the boom. It was paralyzing…well, almost. That’s how I felt in 1999 before the stock market crashed. I knew, deep down inside that I needed to Read More …