There are more ways than ever for companies to receive the benefits that some accelerators offer without giving away weeks of time or possibly relocating — not to mention hard-earned equity and intellectual property.
According to the US SIF Foundation’s 2018 Report on U.S. Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends, nearly $12 trillion are invested in a variety of socially responsible ways in the United States alone, which is $1 out of every $4 under professional management.
The job market is tighter than ever in our booming economy, which means that hiring businesses need to make a compelling case to job seekers on why they should come work for them. Competitive salaries and a strong company culture are a given, but what about perks and benefits.
No general would tell his troops to ignore the high ground and fight for and hold the low ground, yet CEOs expect their people to “fight” with outdated products and services, with no clear answer to why their target customers will buy from them versus the competition.
In the wake of the #MeToo movement and with workplace harassment taking center stage, companies need to be cognizant of workplace guidelines that could be viewed as problematic and discriminatory, such as workplace dress codes.
Despite the ubiquitous impact of online shopping, brick-and-mortar stores are proving foundational to the contemporary shopping experience. Given the pervasiveness of online retailing, that resiliency may be surprising.
While it might be simpler or safer to work with a slew of lower paying clients, freelancers can swim upstream to position themselves to charge more for their services and receive higher fees.
Brand identity is crucial to the success of any small business. However, it doesn’t serve a small business to develop a brand identity and then blindly hold onto it for dear life.
More than giving a financial contribution, executive experience and expertise, when applied to a nonprofit board or leadership committee, can make an incredible impact. Here are four tips to lending your expertise.
Consumers are growing increasingly distrustful of marketing rhetoric, promises and boasts. This means it’s time for a fresh take on old tactics. Marketers can take a lesson from musician Ella Fitzgerald on how to wow an audience.
Understanding that one cannot even come close to doing everything is a lesson best learned as quickly as possible. With the pace of the world today, it is imperative to stay focused on where your expertise lies and learn to utilize others that are experts in their chosen fields.
Decency in the C-suite is key to capitalism’s survival. But decent people sometimes lack critical skills and behaviors. However, sometimes they’re chock full of many skills, but they lack confidence and fear making decisions.