The common refrain among startups is that there is a shortage of funding options available to them. Banks won’t touch early stage companies due to the lending risk. But venture capital usually isn’t a choice either because most VC firms don’t invest in early-stage companies until they are further along, perhaps reaching a benchmark such… Read more »
Monthly Archives: June 2016
As the culture of business continues to evolve, phrases like “core values” and “mission statement” have become increasingly popular, yet we still see companies making bad choices that lead to their downfall. So how important are core values? What can they actually do for your business? And how can they help a company avoid unethical… Read more »
After getting in trouble in 2015 for the overly intense Amazonian workplace culture, Jeff Bezos composed the following words. These appeared in his annual letter to investors: A word about corporate cultures: for better or for worse, they are enduring, stable, hard to change. They can be a source of advantage or disadvantage. You can… Read more »
Successful management means acting responsibly towards all people “No great manager or leader ever fell from heaven, its learned not inherited.” ― Tom Northup Income, social status, and influence are the outward signs of a successful business manager, but there are things a good manager must do and be to responsibly achieve success.