Monday, January 25, 2021
Positive Working Practices are not terms we widely use. But it’s an important principle to keep in mind if you want to take your office culture to the next level.
Is Cheaper Entertainment The Answer To Stopping Piracy?
It seems there's no stopping the growing popularity of entertainment pirating, but could the solution be as simple as making entertainment cheaper? Australia's Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull sure thinks so. As SBS reported earlier this summer, Turnbull addressed the issue of internet piracy ahead of the introduction of brand new laws meant to help diminish piracy (namely "forcing internet service...
With COVID-19 cases back on the rise in many parts of the world, it looks like the pandemic will continue to impact our economy for some time to come. At the onset of the pandemic earlier this year, I gave a rallying call to my teams. I was urging them to be optimistic and...
Should Job Interviews Be More Creative?
When it comes to recruiting new talent for your company, what are the keys to discovering the absolute best candidate for the job? Is there a surefire way to know who's perfect for the position and will exceed all expectations? Employees are a huge key to success in companies of all sizes, but this is even more true for startups....
philip keezer remote team
As working from home starts to look more like a revolution than a stopgap, it’s never been more important for managers to know how to build and manage a remote team. Although management fundamentals apply wherever your team is based, handling a remote team requires different attitudes and skills. In some cases you’ll be...
5 Snapchat Accounts Entrepreneurs Should Follow
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 a great starting point in your research. These businesses and...
The novel coronavirus sent global markets into disarray. The 90% economy feels much smaller for a lot of people, and businesses have had to adapt, harshly in some cases.  Restructuring, factories shutting down and massive layoffs are only the beginning of what seems to be a special kind of economic crisis. We’re going through...
Top 10 Quotes About Success (And The Power Of Failure)
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 things haven't gone according to plan and you're not sure...
I've never been a fan of meetings. David Grady said it right in his legendary TED talk, that sitting through a bad meeting can feel like you were robbed. Your colleagues, great though they may be, just stole two hours from you that you'll never get back. But the reality is that there's sometimes...
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 moan about their day. On the surface this seems like a...

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