Gene Marks

Gene Marks

Entrepreneur Leadership Network VIP
President of The Marks Group

More From Gene Marks

Who Knew There Is a Market for a $15,000 Vibrator?

The 25-karat gold, celebrity-endorsed sex toy tells us a great deal about evolving values and consumer markets.
Meetings

A Video Call? No Thanks.

Video conference calls provoke every worry we have about how we look on camera without offering any of the advantages of meeting face-to-face.
Leadership Skills

That Time Bill Gates Answered a Tech Support Call ... and Crushed It

Leaving the C-suite to spend some time in a cubicle will teach you a lot about your own company.
Public Speaking

Think You're a Good Speaker?

If your audience is checking their watches, you're not.
Linkedin

Why Should I Accept Your LinkedIn Connection?

I don't know you, but how much does it matter?
Financial Management

4 Ways a Good Controller Helps Grow Your Company

When your business is big enough, hiring a controller to keep watch on expenses is a smart move.
Entrepreneur Mindset

Here's a Strategy for This Year: Be Afraid

If you have no fear, you haven't been in business long enough to know better.
First Impressions

A Stupid 3-Word Phrase That Instantly Ruins Your Credibility

If somebody tells you price isn't important they are delusional.
Perks

Cut Any Expense You Want But Don't Dare Take the Coffee Away!

Employees will suffer through pay freezes, no-bonus Christmas and downsizing but if there is no coffee you'll have a mutiny.
Employee Morale

How to Really Thank Your Employees

Taking the crew to lunch once a year between Thanksgiving and Christmas doesn't make up for taking them for granted the rest of the year.
Leadership

If You're A Hillary Supporter, This Is the Best Advice You'll Receive Today

It doesn't matter if you can't yet say 'President Trump.' A lot of people are depending on you to keep the business open, whatever the next four years brings.
Managing Change

This Tennis Pro Gives Quitting a Really Bad Name

Quitting so you come out ahead is good business. Throwing your career away because you're in a bad mood is something different.
Email

Why Won't You Respond to My Emails?

Courtesy requires a simple response to an email, especially if it's from someone you know.