One of the most notable and timeless forms of encouragement are words spoken by our favorite celebrities. For many, this is the best type of inspiration. It’s not uncommon to see hand-lettered, artful quotes adorning the walls of promising entrepreneurs.
As laptops and smartphones have become a default commodity, and the internet has made it easy to communicate remotely, more and more people are giving up the standard 9-to-5 jobs for a mobile office. With the death of the eight-hour desk job, working from home is becoming the new standard. And, that’s in spite of companies’ efforts to create engaging office spaces that provide employees with pretty much everything they need to boost their morale and productivity.
You’ve worked hard to create a good relationships with your customers. But, as your business expands and your needs increase, you now must face the inevitable: raising the price of your small business products. Although this action is necessary, you fear that it will drive customers away.
Double A's Obsession contest winner meets OK Go. Clockwise from top left: Damian Kulash, Catrina VanHorn, Brenda VanHorn, Andy Ross, Tamar Cheatle (Double A), and Tim Nordwind.
How many times after a busy week of meetings did you end up with a pile of unoriginal business cards soon to hit the trash? Because they did a poor job at communicating any essential or interesting information about the business, you either throw these cards away or stash them in a desk drawer and forget about them.