Thursday, May 13, 2021
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 many hours truckers spent on the road were lifted to...
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...
Introducing Playster's Next Generation
Since Playster first launched back in 2014, our talented team has worked non-stop to keep upgrading the service with a focus on making it better every day. Yes, we were faced with some pretty big challenges, but thanks to everyone's passion and a lot of hard work, we were able to overcome them. Entering the game late with a...
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...
Whenever you adapt your marketing strategy to a modern buyer, you need to consider the behaviour of your ideal customer. So what’s the modern buyer like? When it comes to digital behaviour, I’d posit most people spend a lot of time on different platforms. Whether they’re checking their Twitter feed, posting a story on...
The news media’s traditional maxim of if it bleeds it leads is as true today as it’s ever been. The only difference is now the competition for news audiences is much fiercer. The media was once assured huge audiences of loyal viewers and readers but the internet has changed all that.  Thousands of online...
Learning how to delegate tasks effectively is a crucial skill for any manager that wants to take their business, or department, further. But it can be hard to know exactly when to take care of something yourself, and when to ask someone else to do it, so that’s what this article is...
The trope of the bad manager is everywhere in our culture. Entire shows have been built on that premise, and they’re not just fiction. It’s a common problem in our modern workforce. Good managers need to rise above that. If you want a productive workspace, a happy team and an increased revenue for your...
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...
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 to understand the distinction, and ensure that you're doing everything...

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Philip J. Keezer
I’m Philip Keezer, the founder of Grindstone Capital. I’m passionate about entrepreneurship and family. My goal is to develop innovative new technology that makes business easier and allows entrepreneurs to thrive autonomously.

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