Morning Report

September 11, 2014

Here’s How to Keep Competitors From Poaching Your Employees

by Cliff Oxford
The following blog post was first published on nytimes.com. Click here to view the original article. If there were any doubt about what is the hottest and...
August 18, 2014

Tumblr Founder & CEO to Headline ‘Get Real’ Conference in N.Y.C. Sept. 26

David Karp Will Mix Things Up With Proven Entrepreneurial Business Leaders, Bloggers and Artists Who Have Done It At “Interruptive” Oxford Entrepreneurs Event Focused on Growing...
July 31, 2014

Making Work Fun Is Not About Table Tennis and Paintball

by Cliff Oxford
The following blog post was first published on nytimes.com. Click here to view the original article. You know something that is often overlooked in business? Having fun...
July 24, 2014

Suddenly, Convenience Stores Face a Threat: Walmart

by Cliff Oxford
The following blog post was first published on nytimes.com. Click here to view the original article. I have a bias against convenience stores that started when I...
July 17, 2014

Time-out! Stop Wasting Your Time Trying To Build A Company Culture

June 30, 2014

Trouble In Paradise: Why Business Incubators Don’t Work

Loretta Lynn’s big 1974 hit “Trouble in Paradise,” opened with the lyric “I can see it and I know the signs so well.”
June 27, 2014

The Biggest Whopper Ever Told: The Early Adopter Theory

I call it the Whopper Strategy – tell a lie long enough and loud enough and soon enough people will accept it as fact
June 17, 2014

Hard and Fast Lessons from California Chrome

California Chrome was the perfect personification of the Entrepreneurial horse until last Saturday
June 17, 2014

The Myth of Serial Entrepreneurship

by Cliff Oxford
There is a whopper of a myth that exists about so-called serial Entrepreneurs.
June 5, 2014

Change Is Tough And Ugly – Now Go Do It

This hollow stuff is fine for the aspirational crowd who confuse talking and wishing with thinking and acting.
June 2, 2014

DoctorPreneur Episode 3

Episode 3 of DoctorPreneur brought together healthcare, health food, and financing innovators...
May 30, 2014

Return of the Brilliant Jerk

by Cliff Oxford
It caused a bit of a stir (and elicited more than 150 comments) when I wrote in 2012 that, no matter how painful it may be, fast-growth Entrepreneurs have to fire the “Brilliant Jerk”...
May 13, 2014

CEO Roundtable June 20th – The Sucking Sound of Success

Leaders in Sustainability/ Entrepreneurship, Office Expansion done right, and more...
May 9, 2014

When the Boss Calls After Hours

by Cliff Oxford
We shouldn’t laugh too hard about the agreement announced last month in France that sought to protect employees from after-hours texts and emails...
May 8, 2014

May 16th High Stakes Negotiation: Stay or Sell Seminar

This exclusive CEO/CFO seminar will illustrate how to decide if you should invest in the next level of growth or take the highest possible exit. All...
May 7, 2014

CEO Roundtable at The New York TimesCenter, September 26

This one-day event will feature national CEOs discussing what every Entrepreneur should know, how to grow their business, and how to exit successfully. Spaces are limited...
April 14, 2014

New York Times Center Oxford CEO Roundtable

Join business leaders from around the country on September 26th.
April 14, 2014

What I Learned About Business as a South Georgia Bottom Fisher

by Cliff Oxford
When I tell people the first business lesson I ever learned was with Louisiana Pinks, they often think I was in the nail polish or lipstick businesses