It’s too bad that some of the most critical skills that your kids can learn usually aren’t taught in school. Learning how to handle money counts as one of them at least in most schools. Therefore summertime represents the perfect time for you teach your kids some lessons in finance. Fortunately, there are steps you … [Read more…]
When you ask law enforcement about social media in the wake of a tragedy, the answers can be mixed. Some praise the opportunity to share information quickly and easily. Others say it provides a platform for killers to seek fame. Case in point, the Orlando terrorist stopped to check Facebook multiple times during the attack, … [Read more…]
Hey manager! Does it seem lately like everyone is looking for some nameless, faceless thing to blame for All That’s Wrong in the world of business? Unemployment numbers aren’t where we want them to be. Neither are sales or growth metrics. Now some companies are looking for a handy scapegoat to blame for their lack … [Read more…]
A casual glance at the state of media these days would tell you things are changing. Fewer people are reading certain print media, and many more are getting their news from the Internet. This shift means there will be winners and losers as consumer tastes shift and change. The latest example comes from Saint Petersburg, … [Read more…]
Just so we’re clear, everyone knows you think you can do “it” better than they can. What is “it”? Doesn’t matter. You’re the boss, so they assume you think you know better than “they” do. And, you know what, they might be right. In many cases, it’s in the best interests of the company to … [Read more…]
Being a business owner is tough in today’s world. One of the hardest things to do in a business is to grow a brand. You can’t just have great products to offer, you also need to get the word out and let people know what you have for them. Finding ways to promote your company … [Read more…]
Seems like they will never learn. Not a week goes by without a high-profile case of some dumb employee getting canned over something they posted on social media. Honestly, this should not be a problem at this point. Adults should understand the difference between what is and is not acceptable online behavior. But. They. Don’t.