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?
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
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
Today is not an article or trend. Today I am sharing my own opinion piece. Even though it is almost 2020, there is one thing I have seen grow much too slowly in the business world: Self-expression! Visible tattoo's and piercings come with a stigma. Traditionalists are hesitant to do business with those who do … Continue reading Self-Expression In Business: Welcome To A Tattoo, Pierced World!
I have been browsing business news for fun. All I want is a little light reading, keep up on the trends, and learn something new. I was surprised when my eyes fell on this article. There are a lot of traits I value in myself and the people I surround myself with. As a matter … Continue reading The Three Things All Entrepreneurs Should Know
Bosses everywhere have heard all the excuses in the book. However, today's employees are getting sneakier. One man photoshopped a flat tire on his car and sent it in to his boss as his reason for missing work. It worked! We have all done it at one time. If not, I am surprised. Some days … Continue reading Unreliable Employees And Their Best Excuses To Call In