Culture

4 Ways to Integrate Philanthropic Efforts Into Your Company Culture

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Philanthropic work is dynamic; it radiates good in many directions and benefits everyone involved in a holistic way. For example, kids who have been mentored are 130 percent more likely to hold leadership positions later in life. This is why, long before starting a…

Entrepreneur

Brad Feld on Mental Health Awareness & the Startup Community

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

Mental health and entrepreneurship rarely mix well. Between the sleepless nights, the stressful days, and the constant fear of failure hovering over your head at all times, running a business takes a toll on your well-being. Fortunately, there are ways to combat the stress….

Entrepreneur

9 Strategies for Operating Your Business During the Holidays

By | Nov 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The holidays are a stressful time for everyone. However, startup founders are pressed even more, as their business could take a serious hit considering the chaotic time of year. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make sure nothing goes awry….

Trends

Top Black Friday Tech Deals For 2017

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 12:20 pm

It’s that magical time of year again. Trees are being decorated, potatoes are being collected for latkes, and oh wait, it’s actually still November. That can in fact only mean one thing, and that is the arrival of Black Friday. Over the years it’s…

Productivity

Seattle

Boosting Your Spreadsheet Skills Is Good for Business

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 9:20 am

Streamlining your information can be a true nightmare if you don’t have the right tools to do it. We’ve all heard about Microsoft Excel, it has been around since 1985 and is a known staple for everyone from business owners to finances gurus to…

Marketing

San Diego

8 Marketing Strategies to Get Your Business Above the Noise

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 7:15 am

Through the years, I have seen many businesses succeed and fail at their attempts in marketing. The ones that fail often skip critical marketing strategies that should be the staple point of an online business. Here are a few strategies that always seem to…

Reports & Rankings

10 Best Countries for Doing Business

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The international startup ecosystem is booming. With more and more people launching and growing from businesses in every corner of the globe, innovation has never seemed so common. However, with hundreds entrepreneurial countries around the world, where do you think it’s easiest to start…

Coding

Programming Skills Power the Economic Future

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 7:15 am

Ever since the first IBM PC was launched in 1981, computers of varying types have become a ubiquitous part of everyday life. They are in our homes, our businesses, and even in our pockets. The impact of the technology revolution that has followed since…

Culture

Phoenix

3 Interviewing Techniques for Finding Conscious Leaders

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Hiring is one of the most complex—and crucial—elements of running a business, and that only becomes more evident as companies grow. After all, the best employers are looking for talented individuals who can not only execute day-to-day tasks and bring new ideas and strategic…

Dev & Design

8 Essential Mac Software Tools to Buy Before Black Friday

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm

By now you’ve seen early Black Friday sales for everything from TVs and washers to mattresses and drones. I mean, the holiday lights went up in Target not even 24 hours after Halloween. Some may say it’s obnoxious, some may love getting in the…

Tips & How To’s

4 Ways to Save on Your Wireless, Cable and Internet Bill

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 7:15 am

Each month you get a wireless, internet and maybe a cable bill, probably gasp, and wonder why you are paying so much for these services. There are a number of studies that have time and now, highlighted the issue of rising costs of internet…

Productivity

5 Productivity Tools to Keep Your Projects on Track

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Leading a team means finding new strategic ways to move from idea to impact faster. And having the right productivity tools at your disposal are a key factor. Here are 5 online tools you can use with your team to shift your projects into high…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Phoenix

Your Worst Nightmare Could Be Your Next Product Breakthrough

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm

If you’re like many business owners, your worst nightmare goes beyond paying the bills and keeping employees productive. It probably has more to do with the thought that your business will eventually become irrelevant in the market and what you worked countless hours for…

Reports & Rankings

10 Most Popular Streaming Services in the US

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 11:30 am

Streaming services have become king of the entertainment landscape. From Netflix and Hulu to HBO Go and Amazon Video, households around the country have brought these services into their living rooms, bedrooms, and occasionally bathrooms as if they were their own children. But which ones…

Culture

How Employee Engagement Can Power Up Your Marketing Strategy

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 8:30 am

In a traditionally siloed company, marketing and human resources generally don’t have much interaction. Sure, the marketing team might be the first ones to promote job openings on their social media accounts, but aside from that, their job responsibilities typically lie pretty far afield…

Finance

5 Finance Managing Tips Founders Need to Know

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 7:15 am

Chances are you’ve heard something from a founder along these lines:   “I love coming up with the strategy, I don’t enjoy taking care of the money part or thinking about all the ins and outs of getting the new client onboarded, for example….

Programming education

No More Excuses: Learning to Code is Easier Than Ever

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 1:30 pm

At this point, there is no excuse for not learning to code. There are so many accessible online and affordable courses that can help you build a foundation and work on your timeline. You might think you must go through an online college program…