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What Does the Future of the Office Look Like?

By | Jul 3, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Barely ten years ago the working situation for the average office worker would be unthinkable for many of the employees, freelancers, and entrepreneurs of today. Gone are the days of the traditional office environment, comprising of allocated desks and worker bees clocking in at…

News

5 Ways to Improve Productivity in Your Startup Environment

By | Jul 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm

While startup life is a popular and fun work life, it isn’t something for everyone. Startup life is a lot more demanding on its workforce with its tighter schedules and resource constraints. Making the most of every minute, while avoiding burning out in the…

Marketing & Social Media

Dallas

The ABCs of Digital Marketing

By | Jul 3, 2015 at 9:00 am

Michael Jackson once said: “…ABC, it’s as easy as 1-2-3. As simple as, do re mi…”. Although he was teaching a girl all about love in this scenario, the truth is that this simple equation can be applied to most fields outside of cupid’s domain –…

Reports & Rankings

Which Country is the Happiest in the World?

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Despite what some people may have thought and in spite of our country’s deficiencies, it seems that the United States isn’t such a terrible country to live in. According to the 2015 World Happiness Report produced by the United Nations’s Sustainable Development Systems Network,…

Programming education

Miami

Miami’s Wyncode Academy Launches 6-Week iOS Development Course

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Wyncode Academy – South Florida’s very first coding school, announced yesterday the addition of a 6-week, part-time iOS development course that will be aimed at teaching students how to build iOS apps using Objective-C, Xcode IDE, Parse APIs, and Apple very own Swift. The…

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Psychology

5 Tips for Avoiding Stagnation (in Life and Business)

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 3:00 pm

“People often don’t learn the skills they need or use the skills they have,” psychologist Carol Dweck writes in her book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. In other words, we stagnate. We stop growing, stop learning, and wonder why success eludes us. Stagnation…

Reports & Rankings

Chicago

Top 20 Chicago Startup Founders Under 30

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 2:00 pm

If you’re unaware: Chicago is a damn good place to start a company. Whether it’s the great community of entrepreneurs and support for women startup founders, to even just the mere beauty of the city itself, there’s plenty of reasons why many Chicago startup…

Inspiration

How to Always Reach Your Goals

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 10:00 am

Do you dream of always reaching your goals? The ability to set goals is a unique human ability. The problem isn’t with goal setting but reaching your goals. Have you ever found yourself mentally committing to starting a business, learning a new programming language,…

HR and Recruiting

3 Stages of Efficient Recruiting of Engineers

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 9:00 am

The experienced engineer is perpetually solicited via LinkedIn, meet ups, phone, text, and email about transitioning careers. To many geeks (read: engineers), they view recruiters as meat-market proprietors. They call blindly and ask for engineers by name, or send emails titled “Re: career follow-up”…

HR and Recruiting

How to Promote Employee Health and Fitness with Welbe

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Meet Nathan. Nathan is a top-performing employee with high potential. He’s always on time, doesn’t make a run for it when five o’clock strikes, willingly assists his team members, and sees projects through to the end. Unfortunately, by dedicating so much time to work,…

Tips & How To’s

How to Get Press for Your Startup

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 6:36 pm

Getting the attention of the media for your startup can be as important as getting funding. Your startup is new and will benefit from the promotion and consumer trust that a mention on a large news outlet brings. Most founders have a hard time…

Entrepreneur

5 Characteristics of Thriving Social Entrepreneurs – #4: Learn the Art of the Pivot

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 12:35 pm

Entrepreneurs spend countless hours preparing for the perfect pitch to potential investors. They’ll sometimes come armed with robust business plans, spreadsheets, decks, and thoughtful projections to back up their assertions about the exact path they’ll take to scale and grow. This is the fourth in…

Tips & How To’s

How to Recruit Star Talent on Social Media

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm

There’s no question; social media has become a crucial part of our lives and our businesses. We use social media to connect with far away friends and families, maintain casual social connections, and to connect with brands and companies in which we have interest….

Reports & Rankings

Top 15 Most Entrepreneurial Countries in the World

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 3:00 pm

It may surprise a few people, but the United States isn’t actually one of the most entrepreneurial countries in the world – at least when it comes to the percentage of entrepreneurs among its population. According to the 2014 Global Report conduced by the…