Starbucks Coming Out on Top in China, Says CEO
Starbucks Coming Out on Top in China, Says CEO

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson isn’t worried about competitors in the fast-growing coffee market in China. Starbucks has nearly 3,700 stores in China already and is generating double-digit transaction growth. For Starbucks, their growth in China continues to be driven by providing a unique customer experience that is like no other in their industry.

Make School - This Revolutionary Tech College is Free Until You Get a Job
Make School – This Revolutionary Tech College is Free Until You Get a Job

A revolutionary new tech college, Make School, is offering students the option of free tuition and $1,500 a month living expenses on the condition that they sign an Income Share Agreement. Under the ISA students will pay for their tuition only after they are hired.

How to Get Hired as a Software Engineer by Google
How to Get Hired as a Software Engineer by Google

Several young Google software engineers provided some great tips that will prepare you to get hired by Google. A key common denominator is to really know your stuff well because the main focus of the interview is going to be on technical skills.

Kroger CEO: How We Compete for Software Engineers with Facebook
Kroger CEO: How We Compete for Software Engineers with Facebook

Kroger and all retailers are fast becoming tech companies and thus have the difficult task of competing with companies like Facebook for top tech talent. According to Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen, one of their secrets to recruiting software engineers is the promise of more responsibility quicker than anywhere else.

Companies Using AI to Identify Expense Report Fraud, Says AppZen CEO
Companies Using AI to Identify Expense Report Fraud, Says AppZen CEO

AppZen has released a report, The State of AI in Business Spend, which shows that enterprise companies are only auditing 10 percent of employee expenses in expense reports submitted, which makes it very unlikely they will catch mistakes or even outright fraud.

Yesware Founder: Have Sales Conversations that are ‘Authentic at Scale’
Yesware Founder: Have Sales Conversations that are ‘Authentic at Scale’

Matthew Bellows, Founder & Chairman Of The Board at Yesware, recently talked at Web Summit about salespeople being ‘Authentic at Scale’ and how Yesware can help companies and their sales teams more effectively drive lead generation.

Founder Ron Shaich Tells the Inside Story of Panera’s Amazing Success
Founder Ron Shaich Tells the Inside Story of Panera’s Amazing Success

Making the decision to in 1998 to sell the main divisions of Au Bon Pain and focus all resources on the company’s lowly Panera brand became the most stressful year and a half ever for Panera founder and former CEO Ron Shaich. Ultimately, Shaich says, even though there was “blood on the floor” initially, the stock is up a hundredfold.

Salesforce CEO: Incredible Wave, Global Phenomenon of Digital Transformation
Salesforce CEO: Incredible Wave, Global Phenomenon of Digital Transformation

Cloud adoption is just in the very early days says Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block. He says that over the last few years we’ve been in a perfect storm of cloud and mobile and data science and artificial intelligence coming together that have given companies the opportunity to reinvent themselves and reinvent their business models.

LendingClub CEO Working to Turn It Into a Financial Health Club
LendingClub CEO Working to Turn It Into a Financial Health Club

The CEO of LendingClub, Scott Sanborn, says that they are really looking to make membership in the club mean something and are working to take Lending Club and turn it into a “financial health club” that will help people successfully manage expenses.

GM’s Bob Lutz on Carlos Ghosn: No CEO is Immune to CEO Disease
GM’s Bob Lutz on Carlos Ghosn: No CEO is Immune to CEO Disease

Former GM vice chairman Bob Lutz commenting on Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn arrest says that no CEO is immune to CEO disease. He said that he’s surprised at this, but in a way not too surprised.