LinkedIn has been helping businesses network with prospective employees and clients since its launch in 2003. But even in 2019, it never hurts to get a refresher and a few tips on how to use this versatile site to leverage your new business or startup.
In 2007, Apple made a decision that set in motion a series of events that have shaped the smartphone industry for over a decade. That decision was to use a soft keyboard rather than a physical keyboard on the first-generation iPhone. And to this date,
So you’ve come up with an innovative product or service. Your working model has been tested in focus groups, and now you are ready to sell or provide to the marketplace. What skills and talents will you seek as you select a cofounder for your
When Michael Zima and his wife experienced yet another brutal Chicago winter three years ago, they had only one thing on their mind. Get out. Their decision to move led to a fresh life abroad, a new business partnership for Michael, and an unconventional way
Human Resources are an all too often overlooked piece of the business puzzle. How many of us have had more jobs than we can remember without any significant onboarding process? If you’re on the cusp of starting a business or have been operating for a
Maria Z. Vathis is of counsel at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP in Chicago, IL. She is also the current President of the Federal Bar Association, an organization she has been a member of since the beginning of her legal career. Maria began service to
Now that the World Health Organization has just brought more attention to the term “burnout” by expanding the definition of the syndrome, it might be a good time to think about planning a stress-free day for your team. Here’s our list of fun, team-building activities
I’m not sure if the average earthling has given a thought about Netscape since the late 1990s. Yet, through this inevitably inadequate web browser, co-founder Marc Andreessen accumulated a sizable chunk of his 1.4 billion dollar fortune. Both Netscape and this unknown fellow managed to
Building a strong, collaborative employee team is a key element to organizational success. Employee teams are one of the best ways to accomplish business objectives. Taking independently talented people and merging their talents allows them the opportunity to release their creativity and contribute to the
One could say the link between our world’s science and technological advancements trace back to Sir Isaac Newton, and his discovery of gravity which led to his Three Laws of Motion. It’s safe to say if it weren’t for Newton and his Laws, we would
As we grow older, we try to preserve the exciting, precious and irreplaceable memories, either via Instagram, Facebook, or the long unappreciated form, print. We do this because we never want to forget. The future is arbitrary; we must be cognizant that nothing will last.
Diamond ring sales are declining and people have shifted the blame onto their favorite scapegoat. Millennials. In case you lost track, so far this generation is charged with killing tuna, divorce, home buying, and many other industries. But while Millennials do make up the majority