Did you know that over 89% of all US businesses employ fewer than 20 people? And with the rise of freelancing, this number is bound to go down even further. As a small business owner today, you have a chance to save money and boost your company’s productivity by outsourcing to freelancers instead of actually […]
Being a woman in business isn’t like it used to be in the “Mad Men” days but it isn’t a walk in the park, either. That is why implementing a few strategies can go a long way towards making it in what is still something of a man’s world.
If you are trying to make a name for yourself – either your website or your business – there is a distinct power in being able to spread the word through social media. Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are a lot more useful than just sharing cat memes with each other, they can help you build […]
Entering the world of business by yourself is a big step to take and it’s not easy either. There are plenty of things that can go wrong when you’re setting up as a solopreneur, but you shouldn’t let that put you off. There are some tips and tricks that’ll help you stay on the right […]
Let me tell you: being a female entrepreneur is still no walk in the park despite all the advancements in society in regards to how women are treated in the business world. You are still going to find jerks who will look down on you because you are a woman and who will devalue your […]
So you’ve been in the fitness game for a good few years now. You spent a long time developing your own athleticism and aptitude, and you’d class yourself as a fit and talented sportsperson. You’ve also worked hard on the academic side. Years of learning, studying and practice resulted in a heap of qualifications backing […]
Toxic people are an unavoidable part of reality and we have no choice but to deal with it. However, this doesn’t mean that you have to subject yourself to their poison. More importantly, you most certainly mustn’t subject your business to them. Listen to Harvard researchers who determined that toxic employees bring your bottom line […]
“A blogger? Is that even a job?” Have you ever had a phrase of this sort directed at you in that irritatingly patronizing tone that makes you grind your teeth and dream of cosmic justice? I can feel your pain, comrades! But let us leave the ignorant to their ignorance and focus on what we, […]
The things to look for when hiring employees for a startup are a bit different compared to when you are hiring for a long-established company. Startup failure statistics are discouraging and a large part of those businesses fell through exactly because they didn’t have the right team (CBInsights). Now, I’ve made this topic far more […]
Unless you are incredibly happy and working in a company with boundless opportunity, it’s likely that you are going to leave a job at some point. But leaving a job can be a big step. How do you know when it is time to go?