5 Best Personal Assistant Apps For Remote Workers

It’s always nice to have a personal assistant that can deal with all the small details that drain your day. The sad news is that hiring someone isn’t as realistic as most people think. The good news is that, if you’re one of the 81% of Americans who own a smartphone, there are lots of decent apps out there that can act as substitutes. As the coronavirus spreads across other...

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How to Hire ‘Great’ Employees For Your Startup

What makes a great company? Is it their products or services, how they impact the economy, their contribution to the environment, or the sociological advancements they provide? What is it that really makes people say: that is a great company? In short: People People are the business. They are the people answering the phone, creating the products, and building the software. The ones representing the tangible form of the business,...

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10 Essential Leadership Skills for Workplace Success in 2020

Leadership is defined in different ways but it can be summarized in John C. Maxwell’s definition: “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” We can then conclude a great leader can mean the difference between failure and success in whatever field it may be, whether in business or in arts and culture. This leads us to an all-important question: What qualities make...

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The Top Project Management Tools For 2020

If you’re looking for the best project management tools for your company, you’re certainly not the only one. In fact, it’s been found that more than 3 out of 4 high-performing projects use this type of software. This is certainly understandable since the right one can make it a lot easier to keep track of the project progress. Many of these tools also offer excellent collaborative features. But before you...

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7 Sales Tips to Boost your SaaS Selling Prowess in 2020 

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Ciara, the leading digital conversation assistant that allows sales teams to communicate with prospects and customers more effectively while on the phone. In 2019, they closed a seven-digit seed funding round and its momentum has not stopped. Keep reading as Ciara goes into detail about its new content library aimed to help all sales professionals CLOSE MORE DEALS... LA Startups: What...

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What Is Confirmation Bias And How It Affects Your Workplace

How many times have you had a conversation about a topic with a close friend and come away wondering how in the world they could believe what they do when they're obviously wrong?  It happens all the time and it creates enormous division - in politics, in our relationships and even in our workplace. Here's a perfect example - in our tribal politics, both parties have the same set of...

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Top 8 Leadership Qualities That Make Great Leaders

On average, millennials will change employment four times after college and before they’re 32 years old; and most of them say they aren’t empowered in their present jobs.  Suffice it to say, many leaders aren’t establishing and nurturing a sense of loyalty and trust among their employees. Irrespective of how you define a leader, he or she can prove to be a difference-maker between success and failure. A good leader...

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Salary Negotiation: 5 Reasonable Salary Asks

Bringing up the topic of salary during the hiring process. Awkward. Nerve-wracking. Necessary.  The worst feeling? You start negotiating with yourself before you even bring up the conversation of your compensation. The good news - you’re not alone. This topic is generally the most “outlawed” when it comes to employment.  Let’s first take a step back to assess the situation. It’s common for most candidates to want to disclose as...

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Guide To Becoming a Top Graphic Designer in 2020

A company's communication (branding, imagery, packaging, etc) lies at the heart of a graphic designer. While your duties may involve extensive work with images, unlike artists they do not produce “art for art’s sake.” A graphic designer must get across a specific message and call-to-action or emotion based on the company's objectives. For instance, a graphic designer may be tasked with creating a brand or logo that makes a lasting...

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Deadlines: From Foes To Friends

In our fast-paced, results-oriented world, deadlines are an ever-present aspect of our lives, whether you’re a student cramming for a thesis or a manager shooting for a sales quota. Deadlines, of course, have their purpose but when these become a source of stress, these can actually result in the slow death of your brain and body! Fortunately, you can turn deadlines from your foes to your friends – or at...

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