Strategy

Data Is ‘The Oil Of This Century’ For Small Businesses

[credit provider=”Roman Stanek”] In the past, “big data” as it’s come to be called was mostly limited to big companies with whole business intelligence functions and massive investments.Now, it’s democratized to the point where you encounter it almost every day as a consumer, and  tools are being developed for everybody […]
Data Is ‘The Oil Of This Century’ For Small Businesses
Strategy

Workplace Culture Is More Important Than Anything Else

[credit provider=”Instagram/nadavshoval” url=”http://statigr.am/viewer.php#/detail/349894574168751602_20407702″] Companies sink or swim based on their internal culture. One bad hire can have a huge effect on morale, productivity, and ultimately, the bottom line.Brad Feld, co-founder of startup accelerator TechStars and managing director at VC firm The Foundry Group, says that too many startups focus on […]
Workplace Culture Is More Important Than Anything Else
Strategy

How To Delegate Responsibility To Other People

[credit provider=”Business Insider”] Scaling a business is an extremely nuanced process: It takes a brilliant strategy, smart delegation and tons of hard work. To gain some insight on how to pull this off, we spoke with Harvard Lecturer Robert Pozen, who offers some great tips on building an efficient workplace […]
How To Delegate Responsibility To Other People
Strategy

Radical Transparency Makes Employees Happier, More Productive And Loyal

[credit provider=”flickr/D Sharon Pruitt” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/4046234527/”] At small businesses and startups, there can be a clear division between what the founder knows and what his employees do, even if they spend all day working in close quarters. Often, there’s not a leadership team, but just a leader, someone who unilaterally makes […]
Radical Transparency Makes Employees Happier, More Productive And Loyal