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Tips & How To’s

Here Are the 5 Groups All Modern Freelancers Can Be Broken Into

By | May 24, 2017 at 4:30 pm

U.S. modern-day freelancers earned an estimated $1 trillion in 2016. Between 43 percent and 50 percent of the U.S. economy could be freelancers by 2020, according to a variety of reports. The numbers are unavoidable, which is why it’s important for employers and business…

HR and Recruiting

What I’ve Learned About Giving Up Control and Trusting My Team

By | May 16, 2017 at 10:45 am

At some point cofounders will hire people to help build their company, and that means giving up some control and trusting that the people will work together towards the company mission-something I had to learn as the founder and CEO of NomNom. There are a…

Tips & How To’s

5 Tools to Help You Find a Cool Office Space

By | May 5, 2017 at 10:30 am

Today, plenty of startups operate in a remote office to reduce their overhead expenses and lessen the time it takes to get things going. Most, if not all, of them use online collaboration platforms to overcome the distance barrier – allowing employees to work…

Entrepreneur

5 Ways to Create a ‘FunTasktic’ Work Culture

By | Apr 25, 2017 at 5:50 pm

What makes Google, CISCO, Dell, and Starbucks some of the best places to work for? Certainly, they pay their employees well, but it’s not the only reason why young people around the world dream of working with these companies. These organizations have flourished principally for…

Productivity

4 Things to Consider Before Renting an Office for Your Startup

By | Apr 11, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Moving your startup operations to a physical office can be exciting. After all, it’s an important milestone that will enable you to attract foot traffic, escape the distractions at home, and get closer with your team. But without a strategic approach, it may lead…

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Healthy Entrepreneur

3 Types of Workspaces That Nurture Productivity

By | Apr 6, 2017 at 9:15 am

Whether it’s at home or at work, your office should be a place where you can collaborate and reflect. For founders  they are always at work, even when we’re not, and creating spaces where they can continue to work through the daily tasks. As the CEO…

Healthy Entrepreneur

How Sleep Deprivation Can Crush Your Career

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 12:50 pm

We’ve all been through it: you’re up late at night, you’ve got work in the morning, and you’re not going to get the sleep you need. At first, you think you can make up for it by inhaling some coffee after you wobble out…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: Daytime Stress Is Crushing Your Quality of Sleep

By | Feb 22, 2017 at 2:20 pm

We all know that sleep is important for a healthy lifestyle, but it might be making the difference between a day of crossfire with your friends and family and a day of social harmony. Researchers in the Department of Biobehavioral Health at Penn State…

Healthy Entrepreneur

4 Ways to Empower Yourself in Work and Life

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 9:15 am

Success doesn’t happen by chance. It happens by choice. If you’re eager to achieve success in your life and business, it’s important to know the strategies, mindsets, and habits that pave the way to making your dreams a reality. As many know, this is easier…

Happiness

6 Ways to Identify Burnout Before It Seriously Impacts Your Business

By | Dec 21, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Entrepreneur burnout can be detrimental to your business, so learn the signs in order to fix the problem before it’s too late. If you’re feeling discouraged, you’re not alone. I definitely feel discouraged from time to time. I’ve been in business for over a decade,…

Business

The Fate of the Office in the ‘Post-Work Era’

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 8:30 pm

With the rise of automation, human work may soon be a thing of the past. But when we reach this ‘post-work era’, what will become of the millions of offices that line our skylines? Professor Moshe Vardi of Rice University estimates that 50 percent of…

Culture

4 Ways to Spark Creativity and Inspire Tech Employees

By | Nov 27, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Your company is only as great as your team. This is even more true in the case of tech firms that are competing in the digital economy. Inspiration and the grit to continue working until projects are completed contribute to the best of our…

Entrepreneur

7 Ways to Run Your Business as Efficiently as Possible

By | Nov 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Efficiency is the key to success when it comes to startups. With minimal resources and a need to succeed as fast as possible, there is no time for excess in running a business. Keeping employees productive and driven will go a long way in…

Jobs

Amsterdam

International Talent Is Flocking to High-Skill, High-Paying U.S. Jobs

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Expect to see a growing diversity of nationalities represented in the tech and industrial areas that offer the most highly-skilled and well-paid positions: New data from job search site Indeed.com indicates that the international searches are landing on a specific type of job. What’s the Draw?…

Autonomous Vehicles

Here’s What Self-Driving Cars Will Do to Your Daily Commute

By | Oct 20, 2016 at 5:50 pm

With the new wave of self-driving cars, major changes to the driving world are on the horizon. A daily commute in the near-future will be very different once this technology becomes more mainstream. Gone will be the days of traffic stops and hydroplanes. No longer will you have…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Simple Ways to Overcome Impostor Syndrome at Your Job

By | Oct 20, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Feelings of inadequacy, self-doubt, failure, and low self-esteem are common in the business world. Also known as the impostor syndrome, the inability to validate your own successes and the nagging feeling that you’re a great big fraud is more common in startup journeys than funding meetings….

Business

Study: Only 7 Percent of Workers Do Best in the 9-to-5 Office

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 5:00 pm

According to a recent FlexJobs survey, a pitiful 7 percent of the workers polled answered that “their location of choice for optimum productivity” was the office during traditional business hours. Instead, the majority of the 3,000 respondents opted for either home (51 percent) or  a coffee…