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CATEGORY: STARTUPS

TEN BEST BUSINESS PRACTICES (AND WHY THEY MAY NOT BE THE BEST AFTER ALL)

Everyone has an opinion on how you can get the most out of your team. Their headline claims their way is best, but is jumping into all the latest office trends going to make your company successful? Take a look at the articles below for different takes on popular business practices.   1. Salary Transparency… read more

MAKERS AND DOERS: WHY YOUR COMPANY NEEDS BOTH

There are two different kinds of people in the business world. There are Makers, and there are Doers. Equally important, but completely different. For a business to be successful, you need both ingredients. Without this balance, your business will fail. Wozniak and Jobs perhaps personify these two roles most distinctly and accurately. For Apple, Wozniak… read more

HOW TO NETWORK POPCOPY STYLE

Networking is not an art form impossible to learn. It has basic principles that are covered by people who understand it far better than I do. At some point, please read them. Or don’t. Here is my quick guide to networking “popcopy” style. Whenever you find your self at conference, event, show, etc. follow these… read more

WHY YOUR STARTUP IS BETTER THAN SNAPCHAT AND INSTAGRAM

Everyday, it seems, a new startup (that I’ve never heard of) has raised money for a service I did not know existed. Some startups are doing great things. KissMetrics and Moz are services I have personally use that profoundly shape the way we are able to understand our customers. Coincidentally, they both raised large amounts of… read more

4 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD LET THE RIGHT PEOPLE GO

Firing someone sucks. When I joined Wild Attire Inc, my now partners Morgan and David asked “what is one thing you absolutely hated doing.” I remember this question vividly as I was staring into the eyes of 15 department heads. I hate firing people. I hate it only when it has to be done [justifiably]… read more

CAN YOU BE A LEADER?

1. Can you eat last? Like being a good mother, you eat last or don’t eat at all. While I didn’t grow up destitute, my mother would constantly take food off of her plate and put it on ours. Growing up, I thought this was standard-mother-practice. Like my mother, a good leader knows when his/her… read more

5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULDN’T HIRE SOMEONE

A while back I was emailing with Jason Spievak who arguably is one of the best recruiters I’ve come across and our conversation really got me thinking. Everyone – including me – always talks about what you should or should not do during a job interview. But here are actual reasons why you probably will… read more

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