Fri.Apr 19, 2019

How To Create Job Families


Job families can hardly be called a new idea. The notion that particular groups of people are doing not only the same job, but a job that is within a broader collection of connected, related, or otherwise associated jobs, is one with well-established roots in a wide variety of professions.

Q219 Vacation Reading List

Feld Thoughts

Amy and I took our Q219 Vacation in Kyoto and then finished up with a few days of work in Tokyo. I had a terrible cold so I spent a lot of time in bed sleeping and reading. We wandered around some in Kyoto and saw cherry blossoms, but the food was mostly lost on me given how crummy I felt. I did, however, get a lot of reading done. So, as a return from vacation bonus, you get my reading list with some short comments. It’s worth noting that I’m a “nice reviewer.”

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6 Keys To Turning Your Failures Into Business Success

Startup Professionals Musings

Mark Cuban image via Flickr by jdlasica We all have had setbacks in business – the challenge is learn from each one to improve skills and decision making, rather than let failures get you down and reduce your chances of ever achieving success. The best entrepreneurs and business owners have experienced failure multiple times before bouncing back to a level of achievement they only dreamed of.

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A Serial Entrepreneur’s Time Management Tips


by Cody McLain , founder of SupportNinja and author of “ From Foster Care to Millionaire: A Young Entrepreneur’s Story of Tragedy and Triumph ”. So, you want to improve your time management skills? That’s great! Fortunately for you, it’s not that complicated.

How to Get Away From a Growth Mindset and Start to Scale


Once you implement scalable processes, you can focus on increasing demand for your product or service without wondering whether your startup can handle it. The post How to Get Away From a Growth Mindset and Start to Scale appeared first on ReadWrite.

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Beginners’ Guide To Search Engine Advertising


Search engine advertising is more than just a buzzword. It’s a powerful way to drive traffic to your business. However, there’s a bit of a learning curve that keeps many businesses away from this area of online advertising. What exactly is Search Engine Advertising ?

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How to Start a Profitable Wedding Business in Florida

The Startup Magazine

Getting into the wedding industry can lead to a thrilling and fulfilling career in Florida. If you prepare correctly, your wedding business can also be profitable. Still, the Florida wedding business is saturated with companies designed to handle each step of the path towards matrimony.

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7 Business Killers — Thoughts Startups Ought to Consider


Being an entrepreneur is one of the quickest thoughts which comes to the mind of a young person when thinking about a career. However considering the risks and challenges which comes with starting a business — most are unprepared for this challenge. Many people believe that because someone else succeeded in being an entrepreneur — […]. The post 7 Business Killers — Thoughts Startups Ought to Consider appeared first on ReadWrite.

24 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names


The idea of exactly what your business is going to usually come first. Secondly, most often, is giving a title to your idea. What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Some people turn to their childhood for inspiration or a beloved family pet. It could be a made up word you dream of one night and feel it has the right ring to it. Even still there are some people who study foreign words for the perfect meaning behind their chosen business.

What Is the Difference Between Leadership and Management for a Nonprofit?

Board Effect

The former governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabee , said: “A leader is the one who can outline the broad vision and the direction, and say here’s where we are going to go, here’s why we need to go there, and here’s how we are going to get there.

3 Reasons to Encourage Employee Development


A job can pay well and have a positive environment but still be unsatisfying for the employee. A likely culprit is the apparent lack of growth opportunities. If an employee feels like s/he is stuck in a rut, their performance may start to decline.

How I read

Jeff Hilimire

Over the last several years I’ve dramatically increased the amount that I read, culminating in my biggest year ever in 2018 when I read 52 books. I’m struggling this year to get anywhere close to that, mainly because I have another goal for 2019 that is in direct conflict. But, I’m still trying to read a lot of books this year. And I get asked quite a bit from friends how I manage to find the time to read, which I wrote about in my post, How to read 52 books in a year.