The startup scene today is an overcrowded space where companies are constantly vying for talent. But hiring talented people is only the first step in cultivating an innovative and creative environment. Building a workplace where there is a constant exchange of ideas involves finding the right formula for your company and culture.
You can’t force creativity, but the right setting will put your team in the right….
hen I stop and think about employee wellness, I have to step away from my day-to-day responsibilities and take a look at the issue from the employer perspective. I think it’s a no-brainer to install a wellness program at every company, no matter the size, demographic, location or what service or product the company provides. My belief is that no company can be successful without paying attention to the well-being of their people — and people can’t be successful without feeling good every day.
Yet many people view wellness as a privilege. Why do some companies create….
The word “negotiating” often brings to mind hard-nosed business people in suits stubbornly bidding over the details of a deal. It’s assumed that if one person “wins” the war, someone has to lose. Not so. Business has evolved past the point of needing to be a tug of war between ego-driven people who refuse to lose. Here are six tips for negotiating effectively:
My co-founder and I both attended Wharton as undergrads, where we “concentrated” in entrepreneurship (in addition to finance, accounting, legal studies and philosophy). We wrote multiple business plans, negotiated the details of term sheets and collaborated on teams vying for theoretical capital within the confines of a semester.
While the skills learned no doubt gave us perspective and provided a structure for entrepreneurial thinking, after two-plus years of living a startup, it’s become apparent to me that studying entrepreneurship was just as abstract — if not more so! — than my studies in philosophy, especially with…..
Getting more done throughout your day isn’t simply a matter of sitting down and working harder. Instead, being more productive requires that you work harder on the right things, in addition to tackling them as efficiently as possible. Fortunately for entrepreneurs, there are plenty of apps out there that will help to both organize an overwhelming workload and provide the motivation needed to get things done.
The following are 10 of my favorites:
1. Evernote: The beauty of Evernote (which is available for free in Web, iOS and Android versions) is that it can be…
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