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For years, Google has been held up as the gold standard of corporate cultures. The California based tech giant encourages employees to be productive without overexerting themselves.

For years, Google has been held up as the gold standard of corporate cultures. The California based tech giant encourages employees to be productive without overexerting themselves. Employees are made to feel like decision-making is a democratic process where transparency and an open- …

 don’t know if I even knew what an “entrepreneur” was when I started. Becoming one was certainly not my goal. I just entered the business-world with a positive outlook and a willingness to work really hard. As far as an actual skill-set, I cannot claim I had any to speak of. Skills in a field are something …

Travel industry veteran, Avi Goldstein was recently featured in an exclusive interview with the highly popular online magazine for entrepreneurs, Ideamensch. In the interview, which covers the spectrum of Goldstein’s career, personal and business philosophy, and travel trends.

While 2020 is shaping up to be a tough year for many inside and outside of tourism, HotelRooms.com founder and CEO Avi Goldstein is confident that 2021 will see people begin exploring the world again and usher in a return to growth for the industry, though major change is also imminent.

It used to be that securing global partnerships was reserved for only the largest companies that had the financial resources available to build and evolve their brands over time in foreign markets. However, this is no longer the case, says Avi Goldstein, the Founder and CEO of HotelRooms.com and VIP travel platform Luxury Connections.

Every highly successful business has its own unique story. Some were positioned for greatness at the outset, backed by limitless capital and name brand notoriety. Others had to scratch and claw to even get off the ground. What unites them all — to secure that upper echelon of achievement — is that none can afford to play it safe. Risk taking is part of the game. 

CEOs often forget that their most essential commodity is not the product or service they sell, but their staff and team. Placing professional development as a priority in a business’s schematic is fundamental to long-term sustainability. 

Goldstein describes in colorful detail how he launched HotelRooms.com in June of 2000 and the dedication required to make a simple idea into …