You’ve just launched your business and you already have more work than you can do on your own. Or your business is growing so fast your team can’t keep up. Whatever the situation, organizations may find themselves asking the same question: Should we hire a full-time employee or a contractor? [Read more…] about How to Decide What Positions are Contract Jobs Versus New Hires
Archives for December 2018
A story can be told in a two-minute news clip or in a two-hour movie. Stories are told around campfires, at the dinner table, and in magazines. Stories are part of our everyday life. It’s a universal language that connects people.
Why does storytelling matter to you as a launcher?
Launchers are go-getters. They have a dream and want to build it. When you start your business, you think through important aspects such as your mission, core values, and departmental processes.
However, rarely do entrepreneurs take the time to slow down and write down essential pieces of information. Just as important as it is to think through these items, it’s just as vital to write them down. [Read more…] about The Importance of Core Values and a Mission Statement
Launching a business is a feat unto itself. It takes time, focus, and every resource you can get your hands on to get a product or idea into the marketplace. But the hard work isn’t over. In fact, the hard work is really just getting started. That’s probably why most small businesses fail within their first three years. [Read more…] about 5 Ways to Sustain Your Business
Workplace culture has changed dramatically over the last several generations. Employers are offering more work-from-home opportunities; office buildings are becoming open and collaborative spaces with trendy furniture, coffee bars, and gyms; but, employees aren’t staying at one or even two companies for the duration of their careers. [Read more…] about Why Your Career Path Should Look Like a Jungle Gym (Not a Ladder)
You want to quit your stable job because you have an idea and a dream. You want to turn that into a reality and sustain it. But friends, family, or peers think you are crazy and are questioning your decisions.
As every entrepreneur knows, you don’t know if your idea will be successful until you try. So how do you get past the questions, fears, and unknowns when you feel lead to start a business? [Read more…] about How to Overcome the Naysayers