Future of Work

How Haley Ingram of Coffee & Contracts Used Influence to Build Her Business and Partnerships to Grow It

How Haley Ingram of Coffee & Contracts Used Influence to Build Her Business and Partnerships to Grow It

By Jill McDonnell / August 9, 2022 /

She developed Coffee & Contracts as a solution to her own struggles with a very common problem: finding new clients during her first few years as a real estate agent.

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The Benefits of a Performance Culture (and How to Implement One)

The Benefits of a Performance Culture (and How to Implement One)

By Jim Motavalli / August 2, 2022 /

It’s a not-uncommon problem, sometimes called “founders’ syndrome.” Out of necessity, the original partners have to know and act decisively in every aspect of the business. But once they’ve added many new managers, they have to be ready to let go.

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My 8 Entrepreneurial Rules for Playing to Win

My 8 Entrepreneurial Rules for Playing to Win

By Glenn Sanford / August 1, 2022 /

For our organization, staying adaptable, hungry, humble and ready to grow is the key to building a resilient business and winning through different market cycles

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The Cost of Remote Work in a Technology-Centered World

The Cost of Remote Work in a Technology-Centered World

By Isabelle Bryan / July 29, 2022 /

The loss of a formal workday means the removal of stringent work hours, and though working after-hours is no recent change, it has become more expected of employees—particularly when it comes to responding to messages.

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Who Needs an Office? 10 Entrepreneurs Weigh In on the Future of Virtual Work

Who Needs an Office? 10 Entrepreneurs Weigh In on the Future of Virtual Work

By John H. Ostdick / July 27, 2022 /

Finding the right virtual tools for a startup is essential. Sometimes the only viable course of action involves a trial-and-error path in determining what works best for each entrepreneur.

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Working on vs. in Your Business: What’s the Difference?

Working on vs. in Your Business: What’s the Difference?

By Shay Berman / July 25, 2022 /

I walked away from the everyday—here’s why I won’t do it again. Plus, three things every team member (even those at the top) should do ‘in’ the company to make it thrive.

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Working a Side Gig? Here’s How to Prep for Your Second Shift

Working a Side Gig? Here’s How to Prep for Your Second Shift

By Susan Lacke / July 23, 2022 /

People who work two (or more) different jobs can find it exhausting to switch gears from one to the next. Here are some tips from those who have mastered the dual-occupation game:

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3 Steps to Take Before Going Into Business for Yourself

3 Steps to Take Before Going Into Business for Yourself

By Sara Gelsheimer / July 20, 2022 /

First thing’s first, you’ll have to pay Uncle Sam. W-2 employees are employed through a company and automatically have their taxes deducted from their paychecks. However, self-employed individuals must set aside a portion of their take-home pay to cover taxes.

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When It Comes to Pleasing Difficult Clients, Sometimes It’s Better to Be Fired

When It Comes to Pleasing Difficult Clients, Sometimes It’s Better to Be Fired

By Amy Anderson / July 15, 2022 /

When we say, “The customer is always right,” what does that mean?

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3 Steps to Unveil Your Full Human Power Through ‘Unfocus’

3 Steps to Unveil Your Full Human Power Through ‘Unfocus’

By Srini Pillay / July 8, 2022 /

Collectively, we seem to have bought into this—indeed, it’s a hallmark of the American “bootstrapping” mantra. As alluring as this motivational concept may be, all that glitters is not gold. Yet glitter it does, and we’re enticed by this.

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