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  • Five Mindsets To Help You Think “In These Crazy Times”

    Five Mindsets To Help You Think “In These Crazy Times”

    I’ve probably been on the phone with 30 different nonprofit leaders in the past 30 hours. It’s interesting that they say something like: “It’s a really interesting time.” “Wow, things are really crazy.” Everyone is trying to pick the…
    - 13 Mar 20, 8:24pm -
  • Sorting Sessions

    Sorting Sessions

    For Impact exists to help nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs overcome their greatest barriers to impact. For us, that principle means helping them FUND their impact, no matter what. It also means building the STORY for funding, and funding th…
    - 13 Mar 20, 3:46pm -
  • Engagement Has a 12-Hour Half-Life

    Engagement Has a 12-Hour Half-Life

    I’m constantly trying to get people to think about what it means TO ENGAGE! I think we’re taught how to present, but we’re not always taught how to engage. I define engagement as a dynamic within a relationship that holds attention, heightens i…
    - 22 Jan 20, 10:17am -
  • Action Plans

    Action Plans

    “Without an action plan, the executive becomes a prisoner of events.”– Peter Drucker in What Makes an Effective Executive Drucker goes on to write, “The action pan has to become the basis for the executive’s time management. Time is an exec…
    - 21 Jan 20, 10:12am -

Harvard Business Review

SBA: Small Business Matters

Recipe Test Nest
Stormseed
MyPopMuse
Jobthusiast Job Search

Sprout Geek

  • How to Hire a Bartender for Your Restaurant or Bar?

    How to Hire a Bartender for Your Restaurant or Bar?

    The bartender you hire can bring success to your restaurant or bar. He or she also has the power to drive your business to the ground. Hiring the right bartender is very important. Yet it is not easy. In this guide, you are going to learn everything…
    - 8 May 15, 11:22am -
  • Rabbit Farming Terminologies: The Complete List for Farmers

    Rabbit Farming Terminologies: The Complete List for Farmers

    Rabbit farming terminologies is difficult for any newcomer to the industry to understand. Are you a newcomer? Don’t worry and continue scrolling. You will find a list of rabbit-related jargons that you will come across while running your rabbit far…
    - 24 Apr 15, 2:11am -
  • Accounts Receivable Financing: The Essential Guide

    Accounts Receivable Financing: The Essential Guide

    Do you want to apply for accounts receivable financing? Continue reading, and learn everything you need to know about it. Accounts receivable financing is for businesses with customers on credit terms. You can leverage it to grow your business, or to…
    - 19 Apr 15, 8:34am -
  • Restaurant Menu Makers: The Complete List for Restaurateurs

    Restaurant Menu Makers: The Complete List for Restaurateurs

    Hiring a menu designer is expensive. Want to save some money by using a restaurant menu maker instead? A menu forms the first impression of a restaurant together with the shopfront and interior. Thus, restaurant owners must not take it lightly. Other…
    - 3 Jan 15, 4:51am -
  • Restaurant Equipment Leasing: The Complete Guide for Restaurateurs

    Restaurant Equipment Leasing: The Complete Guide for Restaurateurs

    Want to make a well-informed decision on whether to take up a restaurant equipment lease? You have a growing restaurant, and you need additional equipment to support the growth. Everything seems fine now, but what if the economy turns sour and people…
    - 29 Dec 14, 1:33pm -
  • Restaurant Target Markets: The Essential List for Restaurants

    Restaurant Target Markets: The Essential List for Restaurants

    Starting a new restaurant is risky. Despite that, some restaurant owners are still able to pull it off. Do you know what makes a restaurant stands a better chance of succeeding? What factors set it apart from others? The answer is to have a good gras…
    - 22 Dec 14, 8:03am -
  • How to Improve Indoor Air Quality for Your Office?

    How to Improve Indoor Air Quality for Your Office?

    Are employees complaining about the air quality in your office? Are your team members getting runny nose while working? Are you starting to hear frequent sneezes around the office? Take prompt actions if you noticed the scenarios above happening in y…
    - 11 Dec 14, 11:46am -
  • Find the Right Online Accounting Software for Your Growing Business

    Find the Right Online Accounting Software for Your Growing Business

    Searching for the right online accounting software using a search engine like Google is incredibly frustrating. These software provides similar features. In fact, they are so similar that even after sacrificing hours of research, you will not be able…
    - 26 May 14, 12:57pm -
  • How to Hire an Accountant for Your Business?

    How to Hire an Accountant for Your Business?

    Accountants arm business owners, especially those who have zero background in accounting and finance, with the knowhow to navigate around taxes, bookkeeping, cash flow, payroll, financial risks as well as other money-related issues. Start looking for…
    - 25 Apr 14, 9:08am -
  • How to Handle An Angry Customer on the Phone?

    How to Handle An Angry Customer on the Phone?

    Every business receives customer complaints. Some of them may come through the phone. You cannot avoid handling these calls. You need to learn how to deal with them, and then educating your team with the knowledge and experience. Customers may be in…
    - 25 Nov 13, 6:40am -

strategy+business: Business Literature

  • Connecting the dots in an uncertain world

    Connecting the dots in an uncertain world

    A new book makes the case that serendipity is a skill, resulting from a mindset that allows you to see and act on opportunities in seemingly unrelated facts or events.
    - 9 days ago, 16 Sep 20, 1:00am -
  • A CEO who won't take the gloves off

    A CEO who won't take the gloves off

    Philip Roth's classic novel American Pastoral is about the CEO of a glove manufacturing company whose life goes awry. Daniel Akst writes that Roth recognizes that, in business as in life, hard work and good intentions aren't enough to shield heroes…
    - 15 days ago, 10 Sep 20, 1:00am -
  • Delivering on your promises

    Delivering on your promises

    In their book, The Ends Game: How Smart Companies Stop Selling Products and Start Delivering Value, Marco Bertini and Oded Koenigsberg make a persuasive case that companies can rewrite the rules of commerce. Reviewer David Lancefield notes that alig…
    - 25 days ago, 31 Aug 20, 1:00am -
  • What if every job seeker got a living-wage job?

    What if every job seeker got a living-wage job?

    The idea that there is an appropriate level of unemployment necessary to the smooth functioning of the economy is bad economics, argues Bard College economist Pavlina Tcherneva. Instead, nations need to adopt a job guarantee -- a policy that produce…
    - 37 days ago, 19 Aug 20, 1:00am -
  • Mutiny amid the bounty

    Mutiny amid the bounty

    What does a new book about the history of British naval mutinies have to teach modern-day managers? Daniel Akst writes that the exploits of 18th-century seafarers can show modern cubicle dwellers a great deal about overseeing diverse workforces, man…
    - 42 days ago, 14 Aug 20, 1:00am -
  • The sinking fortunes of the shipping box

    The sinking fortunes of the shipping box

    In his new book, Outside the Box, journalist and historian Marc Levinson describes the limits of long supply chains and the ways in which new trade routes are forming.
    - 45 days ago, 11 Aug 20, 1:00am -
  • How fiction can help us imagine the future

    How fiction can help us imagine the future

    In a time when people outsource decision making to big data, algorithms, and excerpts, it is vital to make a practice of thinking through scenarios. In an excerpt of his new book, Think for Yourself, Vikram Mansharamani argues that novels and films,…
    - 60 days ago, 27 Jul 20, 1:00am -
  • Management lessons of The True Believer

    Management lessons of The True Believer

    Eric Hoffer's worldview was informed by a lifetime of manual labor -- and furious reading. Business leaders can learn a lot from his insights into the human need for meaning, belonging, and validation.
    - 64 days ago, 23 Jul 20, 1:00am -
  • Fit-for-context leadership

    Fit-for-context leadership

    In a new book, business school professor Amit Mukherjee argues that leadership practices must evolve with the technological context of their times. Accordingly, he reverse-engineers a set of practices that are fit for context in a digital era. Thes…
    - 81 days ago, 6 Jul 20, 1:00am -
  • Summer reading 2020

    Summer reading 2020

    For those who want to slow down and still keep up.
    - 86 days ago, 1 Jul 20, 1:00am -

Talk Business Magazine

  • newWhat are the benefits of investing in smaller companies?
    When you hear the term investing, our minds naturally wander to the glitz and glamour of investing in large multi-national companies who turnover millions year on year. While there is a distinct area of the market for this form of investing, investor…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 11:51am -
  • newUnderstand the difference between leading and micro-managing projects
    Project managers (or, for that matter, portfolio and programme managers) clearly need to be adept at managing people. Managing a team with a range of skills and personalities is challenging enough yet into the mix projects throw management of tasks,…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 8:39am -
  • new6 ways to make your video conferencing more effective
    Video conferencing has become second nature in 2020 to anyone working remotely or looking to having a face-to-face meeting without the risk of catching COVID-19.  Zoom, Skype or Google Hangout are amongst the most thriving businesses in 2020 and the…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 7:58am -
  • newCutting through the red tape – A regulatory checklist for startups 
    There are a hundred different things to think about when setting up in business on your own. Fortunately, there are also a hundred different online resources that will guide you through the steps of creating your business plan, exploring different fu…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 5:39am -
  • Cosmetic formulation software: A solution for many companies
    Formulation software is becoming ever more ubiquitous in the cosmetic industry. Ruled by countless standards and regulations, this sector is one where reliable tools able to automatize and centralize processes along the entire supply chain are inval…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Sep 20, 1:49pm -
  • 7 must-have items for the office first aid kit
    Accidents can happen at any time and immediate action can save lives and reduce the impact of an accident. For instance, when a person slips and falls in the bathroom, immediate application of pain killer ointment will not only help reduce pain but a…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Sep 20, 4:26am -
  • How to optimise your eCommerce copywriting for more sales
    If you’re concerned that your eCommerce site isn’t converting to as many sales as you’d like, there are several things you can do to change this. One of the biggest and often most underrated ways to boost sales on your eCommerce website is thro…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Sep 20, 4:11am -
  • How to determine the best host for your conference
    There are many things to consider when organising a conference – from location to the attendees and most importantly your host. The host is a huge part of your event and will have a significant impact on how the event runs – including the experie…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 20, 11:38am -
  • Is it game over for face-to-face business?
    The coronavirus crisis has forced a rethink of the way we do business, and while it’s perhaps a rethink that was in the pipeline already, the situation we find ourselves in has certainly accelerated it. Not only are people increasingly working from…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 20, 3:41am -
  • What is SMS marketing and how does it work?
    Competition is growing stiffer with the rapidly changing consumer needs in today’s market. As such, brands need to adjust their strategies to remain on course with the current demands. Technology has made it simpler for the upcoming entrepreneurs t…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 1:13pm -

The Fast Track

  • How to Incorporate Email And Text Messages Into Quick Base

    How to Incorporate Email And Text Messages Into Quick Base

    Around 300 billion emails and 20 billion texts are sent around the world each day. Within these messages lies a massive amount of data businesses can leverage in the workplace. But, how to harness...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 2 Jul 18, 9:35am -
  • EMPOWER2018 Resources to Help You Do What Matters

    EMPOWER2018 Resources to Help You Do What Matters

    The theme of this year’s EMPOWER2018 conference was Do What Matters. From the moment I stepped into the crisp air conditioning of the JW Marriott hotel to escape from the Texas heat that first day,...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 20 Jun 18, 12:32pm -
  • How CTC Transportation Insurance Services Drives Productivity, Profitability, and Progress with Quick Base

    How CTC Transportation Insurance Services Drives Productivity, Profitability, and Progress with Quick Base

    CTC Transportation Insurance Services (CTC) is one of the largest and fastest growing insurance companies in the nation. Quick Base has been a key facilitator of its accelerated trajectory since...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 18 Jun 18, 11:43am -
  • June 2018 Release Notes

    June 2018 Release Notes

    The Quick Base June release delivers on our commitment to enterprise security and governance, with new controls that help you comply with your organization’s security standards and corporate...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 14 Jun 18, 10:06am -
  • EMPOWER2018 Event Recap

    EMPOWER2018 Event Recap

    Every year, we do so much each day that it feels like EMPOWER flies by.  But we’re never short on awesome memories! We couldn’t have had such a successful event without all of our inspiring...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 7 Jun 18, 8:33am -
  • EMPOWER2018 Wednesday Recap

    EMPOWER2018 Wednesday Recap

    What an exciting Day 2 of #QBEMPOWER18! Check out the highlights: Women’s Leadership Breakfast We started the day bright and early with our first-ever Quick Base Women’s Leadership Breakfast, led by...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Tra…
    - 6 Jun 18, 2:00pm -
  • EMPOWER2018 Tuesday Recap

    EMPOWER2018 Tuesday Recap

    Day 1 is coming to a close, and if it’s any indication for what’s to come, we can’t wait for Day 2! Here are today’s highlights from #QBEMPOWER18:   Morning Keynote with Greg Verdino Greg...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 5 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • How Far Can You Push the Envelope on Workflow Automation?

    How Far Can You Push the Envelope on Workflow Automation?

    Automating workflows is at the heart of solving problems with app building platforms like Quick Base. Business professionals have been pushing the envelope on creating complex business logic that...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Tra…
    - 5 Jun 18, 5:00am -
  • EMPOWER2018 Monday Recap

    EMPOWER2018 Monday Recap

    EMPOWER2018 is officially here, and what a fabulous pre-conference day we’ve had.  The competition was fierce in today’s App-a-thon, and dozens of Quick Base customers came together for a live...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 4 Jun 18, 7:50pm -
  • The Ultimate Guide to Attending EMPOWER2018

    The Ultimate Guide to Attending EMPOWER2018

    As a Quick Base user, there’s nothing better to get you hyped up and ready to tackle your next project – and ultimately do what matters most in your job – than attending EMPOWER2018. If you’re...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 31 May 18, 10:00am -

The Startup Toolkit Blog

  • Calendar time vs clock time (AKA why “should I quit my job?” is a bad question)

    Calendar time vs clock time (AKA why “should I quit my job?” is a bad question)

    You’re talented, driven, and trying to decide whether or not to quit your job to start a business. This seems like a good and important question with which to wrestle. But it’s not, because it’s phrased in a way which contains a massive and mis…
    - 21 Aug 18, 4:38am -
  • Good hours

    Good hours

    Something that stood out in Daily Rituals is how many of its creatives had a strong tendency toward using certain hours of the day. For myself, I can focus up until about lunchtime, and then any deep work goes out the window. So if I fritter away my…
    - 6 Feb 18, 1:00pm -
  • Unconditionals

    Unconditionals

    What’s the bit of your business you’d never give up? The reason you started it in the first place? The impact, the vision, the lifestyle, the invention, the team, or whatever else. That’s your unconditional. When you hit a wall and need to chan…
    - 15 May 17, 6:59am -
  • High stakes learning

    High stakes learning

    I recently took a sailing course with 5 other people and they all came out of it worthless, whereas I learned to sail. We all had the same teacher and experiences. Why the different outcomes? Talking to them, each had an excuse as to why the course d…
    - 3 Feb 17, 4:00am -
  • The business part of social & lifestyle businesses

    The business part of social & lifestyle businesses

    I’m sitting in an island hut in paradise, Thailand, listening to the owner yell at his staff (bamboo walls don’t block sound) that he needs to make more money or he’s going to have to close it all down and everyone loses their job. This is part…
    - 1 Feb 17, 5:00am -
  • Losing while being right, winning while being wrong

    Losing while being right, winning while being wrong

    The fact that you won at russian roulette doesn’t mean playing it was a good decision. On the flip side, you can lose a hand of poker and still know you made the right call. In other words, wild success does not justify idiotic behaviour and failur…
    - 30 Jan 17, 4:00am -
  • Accidental charlatans

    Accidental charlatans

    A bug fell into my beer just now. I fished it out and moved on. But I’m sure from his perspective, that was the formative experience of his (or her, I didn’t check) life. He’ll return to his bug tribe as some sort of local celebrity. One of the…
    - 27 Jan 17, 6:00am -
  • Please stop doing custdev about stuff you could have googled

    Please stop doing custdev about stuff you could have googled

    A founder wants to make better music education app. With so many potential instruments to teach, the founder decides to start with just one (this is right) and then decides to talk to customers to figure out exactly which to pick first (this is wrong…
    - 25 Jan 17, 6:00am -
  • Non-traditional exits: taking money off the table, startup-to-startup mergers, business processes, equity swapping

    Non-traditional exits: taking money off the table, startup-to-startup mergers, business processes, equity swapping

    Startup success isn’t quite as binary as it first seems. Beyond the standard acquisitions, plus the classic option of earning profits to pay dividends, you’ve got a couple other ways to get paid. As the business matures, founders are permitted (…
    - 23 Jan 17, 6:00am -
  • Half-built houses and doing something people don’t get

    Half-built houses and doing something people don’t get

    Some years ago, throughout the poorer parts of Grand Bahama, inland from the beaches and resorts, you’d pass scraggly plots of land featuring sad-looking, half-collapsed houses, all a jumble of bare cinderblock and rebar. At least, that’s what it…
    - 20 Jan 17, 6:00am -
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