The Unlikely Businessman: 10 Reasons Dave Grohl Is A Complete Success

Image Source

While it’s pretty obvious that Dave Grohl, founder and front man for the Foo Fighters, is a successful musician, when people think of successful businessmen it’s doubtful the image of Dave is the first to pop into their heads. When it comes down to it, Mr. Dave Grohl is an excellent businessman, even if he did show his backside to the public in a tour promo.

There are specific qualities that successful businessmen share whether they are inherent or learned, and Dave has illustrated these. While he doesn’t wear a suit and carry a briefcase to fit the image we are predisposed to, Dave Grohl may very well fit the mold, or break it – however you choose to look at it.

Read the rest of this entry »

Other recent stories

10 Youngest Billionaire Businesswomen in the World

Image Source Acquiring a billion-dollar fortune at a young enough age to be able to kick back, relax and enjoy an early retirement is the stuff of dreams. Nevertheless, it’s not an entirely unachievable real-life aspiration. This fact is proven… Read more

10 Fugitive Entrepreneurs Most Wanted by the FBI

Image Source By 2006 the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had spent more than four years accumulating over 3,000 boxes of evidence and confiscating in excess of $164 million in the process of investigating its landmark fraud case against… Read more

10 Largest Time Wasters at Work

Image Source A full eight out of ten American employees report they waste time at work each day, and 3/4 of those admit to wasting between 30 minutes and an hour. While that may not seem like a huge amount of time when you account for time… Read more

10 Awesome Office Graffiti Murals

It makes sense for innovative, youth-oriented brands to develop workplaces that reflect their values. After all, competition is fierce, and projecting a hip and cutting-edge image should only serve to attract and inspire similarly creative… Read more

Hang in There [Cartoon]

“Hang in there. Your internship is just about over.” If you just hang on a little longer, the real fun of employment begins… Read more

10 Highly Successful Businesspeople Given Up By Their Parents in Childhood

Image Source Making it in business isn’t easy. Hard work, perseverance, passion and that key idea are no guarantee of success. Good fortune can play a part, too, of course. But as several industry leaders have shown, it’s possible to make a… Read more

He’s Under Arrest [Cartoon]

“Yes, he’s under arrest. His PowerPoint presentation was so bad, six people had to be hospitalized for extreme boredom.” Hope they all make a swift… Read more

10 Inspiring Vertical Gardens Growing in Offices

Image Source Forward-thinking companies like Google and Red Bull seem to do everything they can to break the mold and enhance the working environment for their many employees. Indeed, now offices can be fun, inspiring and, in the following cases,… Read more

The 10 Greenest Industry Giants

Image Source Eighty-eight of the 100 largest US companies now disclose their greenhouse gas and energy metrics, an amazing fact considering most countries don’t hold corporations subject to mandatory disclosure of these metrics. Pressure from… Read more

10 Income Tax Facts You Didn’t Know

Image Source Yes it’s that dreaded time of year again, worse still if you’re a business owner or self employed. So why not at least pepper the mood with a few absurdities from the past, some interesting history lessons, and some facts about… Read more

10 Pioneering Entrepreneurs Who Became Daredevil Adventurers

Image Source Successful entrepreneurs are likely to have been through a lot – from the stress of financial uncertainty, to putting in a ridiculous number of hours getting their ideas off the ground. However, for the happy few who make it big,… Read more

10 Inspirational Treehouse Offices

Image Source Innovative office spaces seem to be becoming an increasingly popular way for companies to stimulate the creative juices of employees, as well as to establish more enjoyable – and playful – atmospheres in which to work. Moreover,… Read more

10 Introverts Who Became Highly Influential Businesspeople

Image Source Imagine the stereotypical high-flying boss and chances are most people will picture a slickly dressed, outgoing type, perhaps with a sprinkling of arrogance. Ask the same people to name a business pioneer, though, and a fair few will… Read more

Company Transportation [Cartoon]

“In today’s economy, you’re lucky the company provided you with transportation at all.” If your company car is an ass, so is your… Read more