Today’s startup world is focused on success. Lessons are drawn by studying the accomplishments of Silicon Valley titans. Pitch decks are crafted to mimic those of Google, Amazon and others. A recipe for success? Perhaps. Yet, I would argue that more can be learned from entrepreneurial miscues and, yes, even failures. My blogs here have that predisposition. Successes are still interesting . . . but failures can be fascinating.
Business success and employee happiness are related. So, why do so many famous CEOs focus exclusively on shareholder value?
Coming to a workplace near you: Wearable sensors. This technology promises to increase worker productivity and job satisfaction. One out of two isn’t bad.
Startups by their very nature defy convention. Yet, unconventional job postings giving the impression that every day is Halloween may be a step too far.
Poor accounting records are a very bad reflection on management. Consider cleaning up your accounting files and procedures before seeking outside funding.
How to improve social media? It’s a good question, the answer to which doesn’t involve asking US social media users to participate in a two day boycott.
Partnering with Amazon can be very rewarding . . . or it can be the opposite. Consider both the upsides and downsides before joining Amazon Seller Central.