Business Success and Employee Happiness

Business Success and Employee Happiness

You may not have heard of Frederick Winslow Taylor or W. Edwards Deming, both long dead, but their influence is still felt.  They advocated, among other things, the need for a more efficient, continuously improving workplace; a company would succeed so long as...
Wearable Sensors in the Workplace

Wearable Sensors in the Workplace

A number of startups are developing systems designed to use wearables to improve workplace productivity.  These devices can monitor, among other things, stress, fatigue, movement, even brain activity. The goal, according to some wearable sensor proponents, is to...
Every Day Is Halloween

Every Day Is Halloween

I am fascinated by the language found in job recruitment postings.  A quick perusal of local startup company openings on Indeed.com finds that there is an unsatisfied need for Ninjas, Rock Stars, and Super Heroes.  To be accurate, only passionate, team-oriented...
Clean Up Your Accounting Files

Clean Up Your Accounting Files

Don’t wait for a due diligence or bank review.  Clean up your accounting files now. Clients often ask me to review their accounting files, usually as part of their fundraising preparations.  At times, these deep dives can be informative and rewarding, like a scuba...
How to Improve Social Media?

How to Improve Social Media?

How to improve social media?  Larry Sanger has the answer. One of the founders of Wikipedia, Mr. Sanger has called for social media users to forego their favorite platforms for two days.  He is organizing a social media strike.  His goal is to use this boycott to “. ....

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