Archive for September, 2011
Monday, September 26th, 2011
Sooner or later you’re going to have employees. If you want to create a large company, you’ll have no choice but to hire people to help you out.
Although hiring employees may sound simple, you’ll quickly learn that no one will care for your company as much as you nor will they work as hard as [...]
Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
It used to be your workplace identity was tied to your company. “An IBM man” is a phrase that comes to mind. Companies kept track of best practices, hot management ideas, and recent innovations in the business world.
Today our identity is separate from our company. We manage ourselves with the care that used to [...]
Monday, September 19th, 2011
A good work-life balance is possible with a few key changes.
The “balance” in work-life balance does not mean an even divide between work and home. It’s about managing all the responsibilities you have in both these areas of your life without feeling burnt out or resentful. Try these strategies to avoid feeling exhausted and [...]
Thursday, September 15th, 2011
In a world where your manager changes more often than your address, at some point in your career, you will end up with a manager you hate. Hating your boss has all sorts of side benefits. Like making your life miserable, adding to your stress, and probably lowering the quality of your work.
The situation is [...]
Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
A brand is the visual, emotional, rational, and cultural image that you associate with a company or a product. Here are some well-known branding examples.
When you think Volvo, you might think safety. When you think Nike, you might think of Tiger Woods or “Just Do It.” When you think IBM, you might think “Big Blue.” [...]