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Inspiration

San Francisco

Stuck Working in the Corporate World? Here’s How to Win Back Your Freedom

By | Oct 18, 2017 at 11:30 am

Very few people want to be trapped in a corporate job where you feel like you’re just putting in your time and doing what you’re told. Some people think the only way to escape this feeling is to become an entrepreneur and become your…

Business

7 Signs That Your Business Is Headed For a Growth Spurt

By | Oct 16, 2017 at 7:15 am

The hustle-and-bustle of daily tasks make it difficult for entrepreneurs to take a step back and answer one vital question – is my business really growing? Here’s 7 things that can give you an indication that you’re going in the right direction – up. …

News

5 Ways to Successfully Reach Prospective Talent

By | Oct 13, 2017 at 2:30 pm

There’s never been a better time to be a software engineer. The global IT market is growing at such a lightning pace that the thinning labor pool can’t seem to replenish itself fast enough to meet the colossal demand. Poaching top talent has become…

HR and Recruiting

9 Traits of a Rockstar Part-Time CFO

By | Oct 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm

When you are taking on funding or expanding your businesses, and looking to add a CFO, but may only need one part-time, what are the traits that you need to focus on. We asked nine entrepreneurs what they look for in a part-time CFO?…

Culture

Why Wellness Services Are on the Rise

By | Oct 12, 2017 at 7:15 am

Stress has always been a driving force in the wellness industry, but we seem to have moved past just personal stress to a collective, politically-induced stress. No longer are people simply seeking to remedy relationship or financial troubles, and stress about politics and the security of…

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Healthy Entrepreneur

London

Why Startup Founders Need to Take a Sabbatical

By | Sep 22, 2017 at 8:30 am

While in the midst of setting up a startup where you are most likely working night and day, it may seem crazy to take a sabbatical. This is because you are seemingly walking away temporarily from something that would need your round-the-clock attention. However,…

Culture

5 Common Principles Millennial Entrepreneurs Use to Succeed

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 8:30 am

Just because the internet has afforded everyone a wide array of tools that they can use to grow their businesses, doesn’t mean that growing a business from practically nothing, to something that investors will find “drool-worthy” is easy to pull off. The fact is,…

Diversity

Chicago

Timmy Awards to Honor Companies Making Strides in Diversity

By | Sep 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Amid advances, innovations and cutting-edge developments, the technology spotlight continually swings back to display a lack of diversity in the field. With large companies such as Facebook falling behind on their diverse hiring goals, mastering how to promote inclusion in the technical field is…

Culture

Chicago

4 Lessons Founders Learned from Their Employees

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 7:15 am

Building a team is one thing, learning from them is another. If you take the time to listen to your employees, you’ll grow as a person and it’ll help grow your business. We asked founders what they’ve been taught by their employees. My Employees…

Trends

Study: Millennials Care More About Work Life Balance Than Career Advancement

By | Sep 8, 2017 at 10:50 am

Millennials are perhaps one of the most talked about generations in the history of the world. Articles, memes, posts, blogs, and even billboards have been created to condemn or congratulation people born between the early 80s and the late 90s. They’ve killed businesses, they’ve…

Entertainment Industry

Watch The Burning Man 2017 Livestream Video

By | Sep 2, 2017 at 6:00 pm

It’s that time of the year again where 70,000 gather in Black Rock Desert, 120 miles north of Reno, Nevada and unplug for a weekend of colorful experiences as a temporary city is erected in the desert. If you’re not familiar with Burning Man, it’s an…

Culture

3 Ways Startups Can Build Team & Retain Talent

By | Sep 2, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Many startups today underestimate the importance of human capital  – the collective sum of the attributes, life experience, knowledge, inventiveness, energy, and enthusiasm that employees choose to invest in their work. Research shows that investing in people, particularly those with relevant industry specific knowledge…

Co-working Spaces

10 Strategies You Need to Find Your Next Ideal Office Space

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 5:00 pm

It’s time to start looking for that next ideal office that can house your ping pong table, cereal bar and growing employee pool. But with thousands of options and millions of ways to go about finding the perfect spot, how are you going to…

Productivity

7 Quick Ways to Boost Productivity at Work

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 8:30 am

When building a business from the ground up, your team is everything. They’re the people responsible for making your vision a reality. They’re the relationship managers who preserve your deals, the accountants who make sure your business remains profitable, and the producers who keep…

Coworking spaces

Palo Alto

5 Ways Small Businesses Benefit From Coworking Spaces

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 7:15 am

A coworking space can provide you the inspiration that a home office can’t. When you run a startup, it’s lean times when it comes to the money you have to spend. If you’re like me and have a remote team, you’ve ditched the idea of…

Jobs

Study: Personality Is More Important Than Skill to Potential Employers

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Having the right set of talents can go a long way in getting you a job interview. After all, nothing makes a resumé pop more than a long list of special skills and plenty of experience to hone them. Employers regularly use a potential…

Tips & How To’s

How to Come Up With Ideas That Will Actually Excite Your Team

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 8:30 am

No man is an island, particularly in the startup world. Amazing ideas go to waste every day when founders don’t involve their employees in the decision making process. Fortunately, getting them to throw their hats in the ring doesn’t take much prodding. However, if…