5 Strategies for Implementing New Software

By | Sep 20, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Change is inevitable for progress, but change comes with its own sets of challenges, and this is doubly true when it comes to technology in the workplace. Integrating cutting-edge software will help your company run more smoothly and efficiently, but switching from old to…


5 Data Storage Steps Every Founder Must Take

By | Sep 20, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Data is taking over. It’s the most powerful, most predictive tool available for business leaders, and the best ones are taking advantage. However, as we’ve seen with the Sony, Target, and U.S. government leaks, if disaster strikes your company’s data — regardless of the…


Best Practices to Avoid Risk of Password Theft

By | Sep 20, 2015 at 2:00 pm

You use passwords every day, whether it’s with something as simple as Facebook or something more private like your school or work email. Unfortunately, passwords can’t safeguard your data if they’re stolen. Stolen passwords can lead to compromised devices, stolen personal information—such as credit…


5 Crucial Ways To Neutralize Cyber-Espionage

By | Sep 20, 2015 at 8:00 am

Cyber-espionage has become more and more common. Companies find that their servers have been hacked and that closely-guarded corporate secrets have been stolen more often than many people realize. But cyber-espionage goes beyond the boardroom — governments are also victims of cyber-theft. Important defense or financial information…


The Pitfalls of Tracking Your Health Data Too Closely

By | Sep 19, 2015 at 8:00 pm

It may seem logical that getting screened for health issues frequently will boost your chance of catching long-term illnesses—like cancer and the potential for heart disease—early. While that may be true, doctors say that tracking your health data has the potential to do more…



Practical E-Mail Security Lessons from Ashley Madison

By | Sep 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Unless you’ve been truly off the grid the past few weeks, you’ve heard about the hack of Ashley Madison, the website dedicated to making extramarital affairs as easy as online dating. Are you one of those unlucky would-be Romeos whose account details on Ashley…


How Technology Has Made Owning A Business Easier

By | Sep 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm

For a business owner, some of the hardest parts of the job are paperwork, logistics, and other time-consuming tasks. Previously, business owners had to spend so much time worrying about all these aspects that they barely had time for anything else. Luckily, technology has emancipated…


Five Ways That Over-Sharing Can Sink Your Startup

By | Sep 18, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Bubbling over with enthusiasm for your newest idea for a new business? Put a lid on it. Few human emotions are as powerful as the desire to share every detail of a great new concept that will make the world a better place —…


Running Your Business Like a Successful Software Project

By | Sep 17, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Software development was once considered a long and tedious task. But agile methodologies such as Scrum changed the way that software development teams work, making the process more efficient, transparent, and collaborative. There are agile approaches to business that can produce the same benefits…


Why Time Tracking Is Essential for Web Developers

By | Sep 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm

We are all used to the saying “time is money.” And nevertheless, many of us have a hard time both adopting this viewpoint to our daily lives and having others see that our time is indeed precious. Web developers, coders, and programmers constitute one of…

Tips & How To’s

Speaking the right social media lingo

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Think of the different ways you communicate with people when you speak to them: How you chat to a group of friends over dinner is different than how you speak during a business meeting. You change the way you speak and behave, depending on…

Tips & How To’s

5 Simple Ways to Overcome Your Impostor Syndrome

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Emilie Elice-Label is the Founder and CEO of San Francisco based mobile real estate startup Frontdoor. While building her previous project she found herself questioning her own role and input: “What do you think you’re doing? You’re slowing the company down. “Everyone is moving forward why can’t…

HR and Recruiting

Should You Hire for Culture Fit or Talent?

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 5:07 pm

When hiring your core team, do you choose talent over culture fit, or attitude over talent? This is probably one of the most pressing questions many companies today are struggling with, especially startups. When your company is just starting up, it is essential to hire candidates who believe…


3 Crucial Technologies to Boost Workplace Productivity

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Apart from traditional workplace management methods, modern HR professionals need to be savvy with the latest tech trends in order to come up with profitable and up-to-date ways to boost workplace productivity. The rapid influx of technology has led to the development of a…


Are you Helping to Waste $37 Billion?

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 11:00 am

There is a problem with a project? Have a meeting. We need to brainstorm new ideas? Meeting. We need to give feedback for employees? 1 on 1 meetings with everyone. We need to decide what brand of coffee should be in the office? That’s right,…


8 Tips for Successful (and Quick) Meetings [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 9:00 am

At the core of every successful company are productive and effective team meetings. There are likely very few people in the world who love meetings, but successful meetings are a necessity for business. How are team members supposed to collaborate, brainstorm, make group decisions, or build a…


San Francisco

My Date With Diversity at the Tech Inclusion Conference

By | Sep 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm

At the beginning of July Wayne Sutton, General Partner at BUILDUP VC, reached out to me about a side project he had been working on for a while: Anonymously Ask a Black Person. I had the privilege to get Sutton on the phone and dig…