Monday, August 3, 2020
It’s becoming very fashionable for leaders to tout their ‘open-door policy’ as a progressive perk for new hires. The idea is that the boss makes himself available from dawn ‘til dusk so that employees can drop in whenever they please, to ask a question, share an idea or just...
As we move into an uncertain post-COVID world, a free-market economy has never looked so critical in protecting the future of humanity. Although political leaders are using the coronavirus to strengthen their power, it’s the relaxing of regulations that has inevitably kept economies afloat. In the U.S., regulations limiting how...
Since the beginning of human history men and women have formed families and raised children to grow up and become valuable members of society. Men have traditionally hunted, fished, gathered, or farmed to provide food for their family. Likewise, the woman typically cooked, took care of the children and...
Everyone wants to be treated fairly. That’s a natural expectation and it's essential that it's reflected by company HR policies. The problem is that “fair treatment” is often confused with “equal treatment”. These approaches aren’t the same and each can significantly impact the health of your business. Here’s how...
Working on your personal brand improves the image of your company across the board, especially if you’re the leader. People make companies. And it’s only natural that potential business partners and new hires will want to know which people they’ll be working with. So it’s important that your areas of...
When I was starting out in online business almost 15 years ago, I remember finding space in my strategy for Microsoft adCenter. adCenter, or Microsoft Advertising as it’s now called, has been inevitably outmuscled by Google AdWords over the years. But it can still be a profitable channel for advertisers,...
There's no greater feeling of excitement than seeing your sales skyrocket. If you just launched a disruptive new product or a clever ad campaign, seeing the fruits of your labour sprouting on your dashboard is one of the most rewarding parts of working in business. But sometimes disappointment can shortly follow, when it...
If you’ve been in business for a while, you’ll surely have faced backlash from dissatisfied customers or disgruntled former employees. Even the world’s largest companies struggle with negative reviews, fraudulent accusations and outright smear campaigns. And the abundance of online channels through which consumers and competitors can vent their...
Fact: We could all use an extra dose of motivation from time to time. After all, most entrepreneurs, whether they're just starting out or have been running an established business for years, have faced failure and are likely to face it again throughout their careers. It's during those times, when...
Snapchat may be one of the newest players in the social media space, but it's quickly gaining popularity and more and more brands are flocking to the platform, trying to figure out how to best use it as a marketing tool. Although there's no set key to success, the following accounts are...
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