Tag: Working

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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Why An Offsite Workday Boosts Employee Experience

Guest post by Shar Behzadian - Find her @sharzadian on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter  In the last two years, I have tried out many office spaces. I am talking more than 50 spaces in some of the largest U.S. startup cities including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, and New York City. All I ever wanted was to work from a gorgeous space that sparks creativity. Somewhere that enables easy conversations ...

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The Golden Age of Remote-Only Requests

Our approach to talent in the 21st century is more complex than ever before. Surprised? You shouldn’t be. As talent identification, access to talent, and retention become more important for corporations and startups, we’ve seen the simultaneous emergence of another workforce - the remote-only economy, or “gig” economy.  This economy is powerful. So much so that it’s shifting and transforming professional culture as we know it. Working remotely allows team ...

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Living And Working In Pasadena, California

Pasadena is part of Los Angeles County in California. It is located 10 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles, bordered by the San Gabriel Mountain to the north. Its neighboring cities are South Pasadena, La Canada Flintridge, Arcadia, San Marino, Sierra Madre, Los Angeles, Glendale, Burbank, and the still unincorporated Altadena. It is the ninth-largest city in the Los Angeles area with a population of almost 140,000. It is a ...

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Living And Working In Long Beach, California

The City of Long Beach in California is a large metropolitan city that’s home to over 460,000 residents. Next, to LA, it’s the second largest city in the Greater Los Angeles area, and it’s also home to the second busiest container port in the entire country. An industrial haven, the port of Long Beach moves over $150 billion in trade annually. Originally, Long Beach was inhabited by indigenous peoples who ...

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Living And Working In Huntington Beach, California

Southern California has a number of seaside cities, but Huntington Beach is one of the most famous. Named after Henry E. Huntington, an American businessman, Huntington Beach is the 4th largest city in Orange County by population. With a population of 200,809 and 22,860 registered businesses, Huntington Beach is without a doubt a thriving community that also happens to be very scenic on the West Coast. Because of this, it’s not only ...

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20 Steps You Need to Take to Get Your Startup Off the Ground

You don’t need to take too many months to prepare if you’re really determined to start a business. Instead, you can complete these steps in a few days. When you’re pondering the prospect of starting your own business, it’s easy to get lost in the myriad details of the process. You can end up spending too many months preparing, and during this time you might even hesitate and lose your ...

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Living And Working in El Segundo, California

El Segundo is one of the oldest cities in the Los Angeles area. Conveniently located in Santa Monica Bay, the original settlers of El Segundo were the Tongva and Chumash Native American tribes. Today, El Segundo’s coastal location has made it the ideal home of 16,000 people and several Fortune 500 corporate companies. Its population statistics reveal that El Segundo residents are 66% Caucasian but there’s also quite a number ...

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Startup Should Create a Culture of Collaboration, Not Silo

A company needs its employees to work together.  For the organization to function well, it must have multiple people with different expertise and skills working together towards a single goal. Basically, a company needs its people to collaborate. But moving fast, innovating, and excelling all at the same time is a hard thing to do. It’s even harder if you put people with varying beliefs, personalities and abilities together. So ...

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