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Play by Your Own Rules in 2017

False assumptions of "rules" are often where great ideas go to die

How successful would you be if there weren’t any rules holding you back? What if I told you there aren’t any?In my work as an executive coach I typically see two kinds of entrepreneurs: those who think the rules exist to help them ...

by John Brubaker  | December 20, 2016 12:00:00
Startup Tips

Should you allow employees to record meetings?

Those recordings can easily lead to invasion of privacy.

Businesses today are filled with smartphones. Employees use those smartphones to check email, make work-related calls, and research information they need to do their jobs. They may also snap photos and record video or audio, sometimes even without anyone even realizing it.If ...

by Dan Steiner  | June 06, 2016 11:00:00
Startup Tips

6 ridiculous office rules that will leave you scratching your head

Are you still willing to implement/follow these outdated office rules?

I don’t know about you, but I wouldn’t consider entrepreneurs “rule followers” in the traditional sense. Entrepreneurs, after all, must create their own rules and interpretation of what’s right and the subsequent supporting environment.One of the best things about being an entrepreneur is the ...

by Jeff Boss  | August 10, 2015 12:00:00
Startup Tips

A proactive approach to addressing unethical behavior in the workplace

Businesses with little to no HR support should follow these steps to properly address work violations.

While it may not rise to the level of being illegal, unethical behavior in the workplace can have serious consequences if unaddressed. And it can create a toxic work environment in which your employees and business ultimately suffer.If your business lacks robust HR support, it's ...

by Burton Goldfield  | April 23, 2015 12:45:00
Startup Tips

5 powerful rules for women entrepreneurs to live by

Celebrating even the smallest victories will take you a step closer to future success.

According to a Cox Business study, 61% of women entrepreneurs started a business to be their own boss, and more than 50% became entrepreneurs to have greater control over their future.So, what holds more women back from taking the plunge? Sometimes, a 'good ...

by Sumi Krishnan  | April 19, 2015 06:15:00