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Why Peer Pressure is the Answer

Remember when you were in grammar school and everyone warned you about the dangers of peer pressure? What would you say if I told you peer pressure was the solution? Because it is. If you want to get the most from your employees, they’re going to need...

The Ins and Outs of Instagram

Businesses are blowing up on Instagram. All you have to do is open the app to find public figures and startup companies boasting hundreds of thousands of followers. And while Facebook and Twitter still play important roles in advertising, Instagram is where the young...

A Diverse Team is More Productive

Everyone knows the saying “if you build it, they will come.” The same rule applies to the type of work environment you create. Diversity doesn’t happen overnight. And a more diverse team of employees means a broader range of perspectives brought to the problem-solving...

Social Entrepreneurship Could Be Your Solution

As a business owner, it can be easy to throw on the blinders and focus exclusively on profitability. But what if becoming permanently profitable and supporting the causes closest to your heart could come hand in hand? Social entrepreneurship can actually boost your...

When the Entrepreneurial Drive Drives You Into the Ground

When I started my first company, Olmec, back in ‘96, I spent more time sleeping on my office couch than my bed. It was all work all day, baby, and I thought I was doing great. In my mind, I was killing the game because I was outlasting the 9-to-5ers and loving every...