Global drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co. has more than doubled its footprint in San Diego with a $90 million expansion of its Lilly San Diego Biotechnology Center. via Eli Lilly’s $90M Expansion Doubles Co.’s Local Footprint | San Diego Business Journal
Emotion intelligence is an interesting topic, one I have heard emphasized more over the last ten years. This an interesting article (quick read) outlining the importance of having emotional intelligence and how it effects leadership, and the benefits to the organization.
“The five metro areas with the highest startup activity in the 2017 Startup Activity Index were, in this order, the metropolitan areas centered on the cities of Miami, Austin, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Las Vegas.” – 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity
About the Index: The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship is a series of annual reports that measures U.S. entrepreneurship across national, state, and metro levels. Rather than focusing on inputs, the Kauffman Index focuses primarily on entrepreneurial outputs—the actual results of entrepreneurial activity—such as new companies, business density, and growth rates. The Kauffman Index series consists of three in-depth studies: Startup Activity, Main Street Entrepreneurship, and Growth Entrepreneurship.
So does this mean maybe retail is not “dead” or is Amazon going to redefine brick-and-mortar? via After Chewing Up Retail, Amazon Spits Out Its Own Plans for Brick-and-Mortar – Commercial Observer
ICYMI – its a few days old, but a great article about being ready to exit your business, highlighting key aspects to the process. As a seller it pays to have a plan, and an understanding of how to execute it. via 7 Tips For A Successful Business Exit