Are Hotelier Conferences Worth It? An Insider's Perspective

An old Chinese proverb states that you should grow grain if you want one year of prosperity, trees if you want ten years of prosperity, and people if you want a hundred years of prosperity. This may be one of the oldest known quotes on the power of networking, and it’s equally true today as it was back then.

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4 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You About Real Estate Development

When we look at the world of entrepreneurs, innovators and visionaries, it is rare to see someone who first completed a business degree. Indeed, many came to success from either a sciences background (think Akio Morita, the co-founder of Sony) or no qualifications at all (eg Richard Branson). They learned more by making mistakes and moving on. To underscore this point, Morita wrote a book in 1966 called Gakureki Muyō Ron (“Never Mind School Records”) in which he stressed that one’s performance in school is not necessarily an indicator of success in business.

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