I was briefly scanning a great article on Forbes when something struck me: cofounding a business is hard! So many new, small businesses are started and run as a passion gig or side hustle. What about those who want to immediately grow with investments and a team? Their recent article pulls advice from veteran business … Continue reading What Do You Need In A Good CoFounder?
Dollar stores saw their biggest boom during the most recent recession. People wanted to save money, and they helped them do exactly that. The local dollar store is a great way to find what you want at prices few can beat. So, why are they so bad? The argument is that they are killing traditional … Continue reading The Dollar Store VS Traditional Grocers: The Good and Bad
It has been said repeatedly in business: Employees leave bad bosses, not jobs. It is true. How many have left one job, just to work again in the same field for a competitor? Often, it is the people they work for that can sour the work environment. It is preventable, though! How? Well, there are … Continue reading Why Employees Quit Bosses, Not Companies
I have never been a fan of the Goodwill store brand. Their products are donated. They do not donate any of their donated products to help people in need. Their prices range by region, but often they charge prices near retail value for preowned products. They barely pay minimum wage and they only offer part-time … Continue reading Does Goodwill Lack Real Goodwill Toward Employees?
Well, vegetarians on the coast now have a reason to rejoice: the Impossible Fish is now on its way! Seriously, fans of the Impossible Burger should be happy to know that more meatless meat products are on the way. This simply proves the meatless market is not yet done growing. While I am not a … Continue reading From Impossible Burgers To Impossible Fish? Why Not!
Amazon was recently under fire for poor work conditions in their factory. So, what do they do? Retrain existing employees for different positions within the company or better jobs elsewhere. The training they offer will allow their employees to slide into more technical jobs. Considering that field seems to be growing non-stop, it is training … Continue reading Downsizing Done Right: Retrain Your Current Workforce
Recently Mountain Dew released a new ad campaign that failed to recognize one big feature: The U.P. belongs to Michigan, not Wisconsin! Michigander's, more specifically Yooper's, spoke up loud and fast to correct their error. Just as quickly, Mountain Dew apologized by announcing a special edition U.P. Dew! This may mean very little to the … Continue reading Mountain Dew’s Big Michigan Mishap