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Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Lecture
Neeleman David
4/30/2003
VideoSeries Resource
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David Neeleman is Chairman and CEO of JetBlue Airways Corporation. JetBlue, which began operations in 2000, serves 23 U.S. cities with 57 new Airbus A320 aircraft. JetBlue is Neeleman's third successful launch in the aviation business, His goal is to bring people back to air travel by offering low fares, friendly service and a high quality product. JetBlue was rated "Best Domestic Airline" at Conde Nast Traveler's 2003 Readers' Choice Awards for the second consecutive year, and was runner-up for "Best Domestic Airline" at Travel & Leisure magazine's 2002 and 2003 World's Best Awards. Neeleman's career in the airline industry began in 1984 when he co-founded Morris Air. As president of Morris Air, he implemented the industry's first electronic ticketing system and pioneered a home reservationist system that is now the foundation of JetBlue's call center. Neeleman sold Morris Air and took the electronic ticketing to Open Skies. He sold Open Skies to Hewlett Packard in 1999. During this period, Neeleman acted as a consultant to WestJet Airlines, a successful Canadian low-fare start-up airline.

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How healthcare startups can snag big business execs
OConnell Brian
6/15/2011
Blog Resource
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To attract big talent, healthcare business owners need to think big. Here are some ways to get the best high-level hires for medical device startups and other young companies.

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CEO’s may be slashing jobs, but they’re paying more for temp help
OConnell Brian
7/8/2011
Blog Resource
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Employment numbers remain weak in the overall economy, and in the healcare business in particular, but the need for temporary help is forcing healthcare entrepreneurs to dig deeper into their pockets.

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Lessons from an entrepreneur after a near-death experience
OConnell Brian
7/28/2011
Blog Resource
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If you had a near-death experience, would it change your life – and the way you run your business? Read what an entrepreneur and plane crash survivor has to say.

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Tracking your employees' social networking activity: Should you do it?
OConnell Brian
8/2/2011
Blog Resource
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If a healthcare business owner tracks employees’ social media activity, it requires striking a balance between company reputation monitoring and employee privacy.

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Job candidates more likely to lie online, studies say
OConnell Brian
9/16/2011
Blog Resource
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New healthcare businesses may find online communications a great tool for efficiency, but studies suggest hiring is best done the old-fashioned way. Read more about job candidates lying online.

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Saving time by outsourcing the interview process
OConnell Brian
9/30/2011
Blog Resource
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Leave it to a Harvard Business School graduate to come up with a great idea for healthcare entrepreneurs. It's a service that pre-screens job candidates via video using your questions so you don't have to.

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New NIH program trains tomorrow's healthcare researchers
OConnell Brian
10/7/2011
Blog Resource
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Making new medical discoveries is the lifeblood of the healthcare startup world. That's why the National Institutes of Health wants to lend a hand with a new training program for tomorrow's research geniuses.

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The best ways to mentor talent in your healthcare business
OConnell Brian
10/18/2011
Blog Resource
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How can healthcare CEOs train the next generation of company leaders? One study suggests training is best done with a healthy dose of no-nonsense straight talk in a one-on-one setting.

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To find the right job candidate, dig deeper
OConnell Brian
12/30/2011
Blog Resource
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Entrepreneurs are a busy lot, and the busiest startup owners may take shortcuts when interviewing job candidates. But failing to ask the right questions in such situations could cost your business plenty.

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