Open office concepts are all the rage right now. It seems like every hip Silicon Valley startup is bragging about their open layout, giving up cubicles in favor of spacious floor plans with few to no physical barriers. Open office layouts are social, collaborative, and fun, but they can also be loud, distracting, and invasive.
So your company has made the decision to go with an open office plan. You’re already looking forward to more interaction with your coworkers and easier collaboration on shared projects. You might also have some trepidation, however, and rightly so. Open office plans can be overwhelming and distracting if you’re not used to them.
In 2018, flexible working environments are becoming more and more common. While offering flexible working arrangements is great for your employees (and ultimately great for your business), it can be hard to manage all those different people in all those different places. Here are four important tips to help make it easier.
Earlier this week, we posted an article about how to launch a successful business without a lot of cash. We received such a great response that we decided to publish a second installment, featuring more of our customers’ favorite tips for turning a few dollars into a successful venture.
Most entrepreneurs start their businesses with little more than an idea and a few dollars. If you’re smart, dedicated, and a little bit lucky, you can turn these few dollars into a highly successful business. Here’s are the top five lessons our customers have taught us about starting a business on a shoestring budget.
Earlier this week we posted an article describing how to tell if it’s time to fire a bad client. If you’ve decided it’s time to cut the cord with one of your customers, you may now be wondering how on earth to do that. This article will show you.
As a business owner, you’re scraping for every dollar. However, there’s no reason you have to work with every customer that comes into your business, and you have the right to fire even longstanding clients if they start to become too much to handle. Here are some signs it’s time to cut the cord.
Since Y Combinator’s appearance in 2005, accelerators have been viewed all over the world as magical catapults for taking tech startups to the next level. But are accelerators the silver bullet solution to turning a city, region, or country into the next Silicon Valley?
Everyone is talking about fake news these days – and it’s getting harder and harder to tell the difference between what’s real and what’s not. How can you be sure that your brand doesn’t get sucked into the vortex, especially on social media? Here are five ways to ensure your brand stays authentic.
If you’ve read some of our other blogs, you know that we’re big advocates of creating quality content that informs and educates your audience. Sometimes, however, it can feel like you’re talking to no one. Here are four reasons why your content might be missing the mark and what to do about it.