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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

Emergency Comeback
Shorts Fix
Dosha Pops
In The Lights PR

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

  • Summer reading 2020

    Summer reading 2020

    For those who want to slow down and still keep up.
    - 1 day ago, 1 Jul 20, 1:00am -
  • A dramatic example of adopting best practices

    A dramatic example of adopting best practices

    Daniel Akst writes that George Bernard Shaw's 1905 play Major Barbara, which touches on themes ranging from the morality of capitalism to the practice of family businesses adopting male heirs, is the best stage drama about business -- and warrants re…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Jun 20, 1:00am -
  • Restoring faith in humanity?

    Restoring faith in humanity?

    In his new book, Humankind, historian Rutger Bregman assembles impressive evidence in support of his contrarian take -- that "most people, deep down, are pretty decent."
    - 20 days ago, 12 Jun 20, 1:00am -
  • Making experiments pay

    Making experiments pay

    Big tech companies, such as Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Uber, run tens of thousands of experiments each year to bolster the quality of their decisions. In The Power of Experiments, business professors Michael Luca and Max Bazerman show company lea…
    - 30 days ago, 2 Jun 20, 1:00am -
  • The general wisdom of Ulysses S. Grant

    The general wisdom of Ulysses S. Grant

    Ulysses S. Grant failed at every endeavor he undertook prior to the Civil War, and yet, when the war ended, he was the leader of a victorious army of 1 million men. The story of how he achieved this success offers lessons in leadership style, strat…
    - 36 days ago, 27 May 20, 1:00am -
  • The business of America, in a nutshell

    The business of America, in a nutshell

    In his very brief new book, American Business History, Walter A. Friedman provides a summary of the trends and forces that propelled the U.S. economy into the world's leader. Reviewer Daniel Akst notes the powerful, and perhaps counterintuitive, r…
    - 37 days ago, 26 May 20, 1:00am -
  • No success without succession

    No success without succession

    Cameron Hawley's best-selling 1952 novel, Executive Suite, describes what happens at an industrial corporation when the long-serving chief executive suddenly dies without a successor. Daniel Akst writes that the book, which was made into a Hollywood…
    - 52 days ago, 11 May 20, 1:00am -
  • Tales of the original Industrial Revolution

    Tales of the original Industrial Revolution

    Elizabeth Gaskell's classic Victorian-era novel North and South still has a great deal to teach us about the enduring tensions between progress and shared prosperity, between industry and labor, and between rural and urban ways of living and working.
    - 66 days ago, 27 Apr 20, 1:00am -
  • Too much work, too little time

    Too much work, too little time

    In their recounting of a five-year field experiment conducted within a Fortune 500 company, professors Erin Kelly and Phyllis Moen show how dual-agenda work redesign can reduce the high levels of chronic stress and ill health, feelings of powerlessne…
    - 78 days ago, 15 Apr 20, 1:00am -
  • Plumbing the depths

    Plumbing the depths

    In their comprehensive new book, Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism, economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton explain why mortality rates in the U.S. are rising.
    - 87 days ago, 6 Apr 20, 1:00am -

Talk Business Magazine

  • newThe COVID cases spike again but staying safe by using technology is still the best solution
    The coronavirus is still going strong. No matter what politicians say until doctors find a solution and we stop seeing an increasing number of cases, it is still here. It is real. It seems that we just chose to ignore it since the COVID ban started t…
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Jul 20, 8:55am -
  • newFinance for over 40s
    Obtaining credit and finance is a rigorous process, with various necessary checks and balances and potentially lengthy application processes. Particularly for those that have little to no credit history and past dealings, acquiring finance can someti…
    - 4 hours ago, 2 Jul 20, 6:33am -
  • newPsychometric testing and the cool blue manager
    Psychometric testing is a psychological tool that covers knowledge, abilities, personality traits, attitudes and job/academic potential. The three different types of psychometric testing include aptitude tests which cover numeracy and literacy skills…
    - 5 hours ago, 2 Jul 20, 6:03am -
  • newThe basics of SEO that every business should do
    Large or small, most businesses can benefit from some sort of SEO. Whether you need a full campaign or not depends on the results you want to get, the more you put in the more you get out. In this article, I’m going to talk about what SEO basics ev…
    - 21 hours ago, 1 Jul 20, 1:12pm -
  • How to find a good and fast virtual private network (VPN) provider
    A virtual private network (VPN) is not only about being able to stream content restricted in your area. If you have any experience with this service, then you know that there is a lot more to it. In case you are a beginner user, I suggest you do some…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Jul 20, 10:40am -
  • 3 ways the newest technology can help your business
    The business world has been transforming for the last two decades, and at the forefront of all these changes is technology – small-form-factor computers, the internet, the telephone, the smartphone, the internet of things, and recently the cloud an…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Jul 20, 9:18am -
  • Survey results suggest remote working is here to stay
    A remote working survey, conducted by business communications provider Network Telecom, which is part of Enreach, has suggested that remote working will continue long after the lockdown has ended. With 67% of respondents currently remote working, the…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Jul 20, 7:15am -
  • Why data-driven marketing is essential for your business
    Businesses have evolved over the years, and so has marketing. It’s no longer about launching random marketing campaigns and getting numbers: you need data-driven marketing to employ the most effective tactics.  Data-driven marketing looks past cos…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 20, 7:09am -
  • Why your local cab service is better than Uber
    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, it’s safe to say you’ll have heard of the rideshare company Uber. Along with other similarly structured companies such as Lyft, Uber have been taking city centres by storm.  Despite several attempts to s…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 20, 5:50am -
  • Why is it important that businesses are active on social media?
    Social media is a potent tool in society, for both personal and business use. Many businesses have now adopted the use of social media for their digital marketing strategies. Through remaining active on a variety of popular social media channels they…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 20, 5:10am -

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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