Morning Report

September 27, 2014

OCE Member Clint Gharib 2014 Five Star Wealth Manager Award Recipient

Clint Gharib, Oxford Entrepreneurs Member and The Gharib Group founder, received the 2014 Five Star Wealth Manager award for excelling in customer satisfaction. Five Star Professionals conducts...
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 17, 2014

The Myth of Serial Entrepreneurship

by Cliff Oxford
There is a whopper of a myth that exists about so-called serial Entrepreneurs.
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 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...
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
March 20, 2014

Why an Atlanta Institution Can’t Seem to Expand

by Cliff Oxford
Here is the thought that flashed through my mind as I washed down my Red Dog...
February 24, 2014

‘How Much Do You Want?’

by Cliff Oxford
The following blog post was first published on nytimes.com. Click here to view the original article. Fast growth entrepreneurs are usually fast talkers, but one of the...
February 17, 2014

Waffle House Shows Atlanta How to Handle a Snowstorm

by Cliff Oxford
Atlanta’s second snow jam of 2014 shut down practically every business of every size in the city. But I don’t think we can entirely blame Mother Nature or even the governor this time
January 27, 2014

Why Chris Christie Could Have Been an Entrepreneur

by Cliff Oxford
What I see in the rise of Chris Christie, and now his recent crisis, is the same thing that I have long seen in the rise and fall (and often rise again) of fast-growth Entrepreneurs.
January 7, 2014

Entrepreneurial Lessons From ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

by Cliff Oxford
The following blog post was first published on nytimes.com. Click here to view the original article. I went to see “The Wolf of Wall Street,” and I...
December 10, 2013

Assessing Whether Entrepreneurs Should Get M.B.A.’s

by Cliff Oxford
The following blog post was first published on nytimes.com. Click here to view the original article. Resource:  “A Single Parent’s Financial Guide to Returning to School” Have...
August 19, 2013

When You Promote Someone and It Doesn’t Work Out

by Cliff Oxford
I recently received the following question from a reader...
June 6, 2013

Why the Tumblr Deal Is a Disaster for Entrepreneurs

by Cliff Oxford
The following blog post was first published on nytimes.com. Click here to view the original article. I have never met a fast-growth entrepreneur that I did not...