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The Power Of Control And Inspiration In Managing A Team

The Power Of Control And Inspiration In Managing A Team

When I got married, my mom and I went shopping for my dress. Before we even left the house, I told her I would find my dress THAT day. We went to four stores. At the last store, I found my dress. That’s how I do things. We later went shopping for my mom’s dress. […]

Be The Perfect Team Player

Be The Perfect Team Player

Employee performance is a growing concern for business owners, and many of them are taking unique measures to keep their employees happy and productive. One New Zealand firm known as Perpetual Guardian recently shifted its employees to a four-day workweek instead of five, finding that its team members became far less stressed while producing the same amount […]

Learning to Deal With Change Faster is Key to Being More Resilient at Work

Learning to Deal With Change Faster is Key to Being More Resilient at Work

How do you react to change? How do your employees react to change? If you do not learn to manage — even embrace — change, you’ll face an uphill climb of constant struggle in your career. Heraclitus, an ancient Greek philosopher, said, “No one ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the […]

Create A ‘Workable’ Environment

Create A ‘Workable’ Environment

As someone who believes there are a lot of similarities between athletics and running a business, I saw the camaraderie and perseverance of my own team at mobile data and analytics firm Ubermedia, rewarded recently when it was named one of LA’s Best Places to Work by the Los Angeles Business Journal and a Best Place to […]

Want to Build a High-Performing Team?

Want to Build a High-Performing Team?

  Many leaders believe a team is only as strong as its weakest link. Thus many organizations spend a lot of time working to attract the best talent, while performance-managing those that aren’t operating at the standard they would like. But building a world-class team isn’t about just getting the right people on the bus. […]

How To Measure Your Startup’s Valuation

How To Measure Your Startup’s Valuation

This post originally appeared on Medium and is part of the Hyde Park Angels Entrepreneurial Education Series, which brings together successful, influential entrepreneurs and investors to teach entrepreneurs everything they need to know about early-stage investment through events, articles, videos and more. As an early-stage entrepreneur, one of the first things you learn is that the […]

3 Leadership Lessons Everyone Can Take From This Startup Founder’s Success Story

3 Leadership Lessons Everyone Can Take From This Startup Founder’s Success Story

One of the most brilliant parts of being a first-time founder is that you experience everything for the first time. It never gets old. Seriously, it’s still terrifying. And exciting. And gratifying. Somehow, over time, you get used to the ever-shifting sands of time and rules, the brand-spanking-new set of challenges, the bold obstacles that […]