• Start Up

    I’m An Executive Coach Who Doesn’t Use Motivation — Here’s Why

    July 28, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Have you ever found yourself getting caught up in all of the “how to get motivated” information out there? A quick Google search of “how to be motivated” brings up over 200 million results, in addition to scores of subtopics like “how to stay motivated” and “how to motivate yourself.” So why don’t I use motivation? Let me share a story to illustrate.  Several years ago, I was a keynote speaker at a conference for a network marketing company. After my presentation, one of the top leaders of the company came up to me and said: “Noah, I…

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  • News

    WHO says no ‘silver bullet’ to coronavirus and ‘there might never be’

    A man checks a mainboard at an assembly line to produce ventilators amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Vsmart factorty of Vingroup outside Hanoi, Vietnam August 3, 2020. Kham | Reuters The World Health Organization said Monday there may never be a magical cure for the coronavirus even as scientists and drugmakers across the globe race to find a safe and effective vaccine. Scientists have made progress in identifying treatments that can help people with the most severe forms of Covid-19, and a number of vaccines are in late-stage trials, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a press conference from the agency’s Geneva headquarters. “However, there…

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  • Finance

    In the biggest health care deal of the year, Siemens arm buys cancer treatment specialists for $16.4 billion

    Siemens Healthineers agreed to buy Varian Medical Systems for about $16.4 billion in cash in the biggest medical acquisition of the year. The German medical technology company offered $177.5 a share for the Palo Alto, California-based business, 24{4bae5313c1ffa697ce99995897f7847f1ebf3bca0fb7c37396bb602eb24323d3} more than its closing price on Friday. The bid will be financed through both debt and equity, Siemens Healthineers said in a statement on Sunday. Bloomberg was first to report the offer on Saturday. The deal would give Healthineers a sizable market share in the rapidly growing field of cancer treatment where it has little presence currently. Siemens Healthineers said the purchase will a have a positive effect on earnings per share withing the…

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  • Leadership

    The TikTok drama betrays increasing political desperation in the U.S.-China showdown

    This is the web version of CEO Daily. To get it delivered to your inbox, sign up here. Good morning. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the Trump administration will soon take action against Chinese software companies, like TikTok and WeChat, that present a risk to national security because they are “feeding data directly to the Chinese Communist Party.” “President Trump has said ‘enough,’ and we are going to fix it,” Pompeo told Fox News. Pompeo’s comments followed an odd sequence of events surrounding TikTok, a popular video app owned by a Chinese company, Bytedance. (If you are not a TikTok user, no worries. You can get the gist of…

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