Technology Will Not Run Your Business for You

Technology Will Not Run Your Business for You

In a period where there are more applications for Tech in industry than ever before, the enemy of good labor is not Technology but poor implementation. Twenty years ago someone would have laughed at you if you told them the last thing you'd like to do with a cellphone is receive a phone call. The cellphone was an industry-breaker when it was introduced to the market. For years it competed with traditional phones, pagers, even just faxing. Email and IM's and every other single piece of commmunication brought to the... Read More

By: zoe Monday October 11, 2021 comments Tags: Business Development, Business Success

How to write a Business Plan in 3 Steps

How to write a Business Plan in 3 Steps

You need a Business Plan Right? I mean it sounds like the kind of thing not having would be like admitting you aren't qualified to sart a business. I mean, you're going to start a business. Without a plan? Whiteboards look cool but are really inefficient. Tim Proctor and Craig Lysen Are pair of easy-going Vets who spend days on their program Check Your Six chatting about the Grind of business ownership. For about a year now, they've been out to prove when it comes to starting, owning and operating a... Read More

By: zoe Friday September 3, 2021 comments Tags: Business Development, Business Success

The Best (and Hardest) Parts of Owning a Business - Luis Arias of CakeMakersStudio

The Best (and Hardest) Parts of Owning a Business - Luis Arias of CakeMakersStudio

If you're wondering how to start a business when you don't know what to do, Luis Arias of CakeMakersStudio has some advice for you. I'm standing in a kitchen Where Luis Arias is delicately massaging sheets of perfectly chilled, sculpted sugar onto a layer of finely baked white chocolate cake laid out in the form of the Millennium Falcon. His pace is deliberate and methodical, he's focused and calm. He's placing every piece, sculpted well in advance, onto the siding of the Falcon with no guide or video tuturial pulled up in front... Read More

By: zoe Friday August 27, 2021 comments Tags: Small Business Feature, Business Development, Business Success

The Advice Professionals would give their Younger Selves

The Advice Professionals would give their Younger Selves

LinkedIn Recently collected Business Owners Advice to their Younger Selves And it became a treasure trove of interesting and helpful advice with answers ranging from practical and functional to humurous and sincere. Yet from among them all (or contained within a bulleted list) one answer stood repeated among the others. Words varied on the most popular advice: Don't focus on the "What if's", "Steer Clear of limiting beliefs", "Don't think too much" - the message was the same: Work is done in action, not in thought. ... Read More

By: zoe Friday August 6, 2021 comments Tags: Mentorship, Business Development, Business Success

5 Life Lessons from Running a Software Company

5 Life Lessons from Running a Software Company

This is a big one. No flashy intros, let's get right into it. 1. It's not always the Big Things that will Nickel and Dime you. Running a business is expensive . Which is ironic when you consider most companies work for profit. Whatever profit model, whatever practice, business building is a high-market, high-investment endeavor. If it isn't capital it's labor, if it isn't labor it's design, if it isn't design it's finance, around and around. The costliest thing in business is just being out of your zone. I mean... Read More

By: Dave Friday May 28, 2021 comments Tags: Business Development

Hiring in 2021 has Changed

Hiring in 2021 has Changed

So you're ready to Hire Someone That's great! No really, we mean it . Employees are the backbone of your business and bringing your first on is a huge milestone. Ideally at this point, you will have created written processes for your company so you will be ready with exactly what you want to delegate to your new staff. So now all that's left is to make a job listing, look at some resumes and pick the right candidate, right? Well, maybe not. Modern Employees have New Priorities Even different from what they had only just a... Read More

By: zoe Friday April 30, 2021 comments Tags: Business Development



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