These are a few steps that are one-of-a-kind and some may be common sense, but a lot of people don’t know about them and the benefits are very substantial. This is also super important because so many marketers, designers, developers and professionals are killing themselves just to cover costs or make a buck. Imagine not […]
Most people are averse to confrontation. Especially confrontations where they could be painted in a negative light.
But there are ways to broach the topic of payment without coming off like Uncle Scrooge. Take a look at our list of tips to help ensure you always get paid while improving your relationships with clients.
Open doors by choosing your focus. Here’s how specializing leads to more opportunities and more profit.
People forget things. It’s just a fact of life. Companies aren’t immune to this, either. At their core, all companies, including digital agencies, are still people-centric operations. A high-tech focus doesn’t make them infallible.
Today’s post comes as a special request from our Brainleaf Engaged Facebook Group. The question posed deals with managing the influence that external forces have on your workday and how to manage these interruptions.
Our last two articles have talked about the hiring process – first, how we think about it, and then how we actually approach and execute it. Well, of course, what comes after the hire?
Our focus is on recruitment this week, and today I want to talk about the hiring process. Our process is a little bit different than most companies I’ve talked to, but it’s something that’s developed over the course of many years.
As we developed these ideas over the last many years we honed our hiring process and developed our practices, and these principles helped us grow a driven, independent, successful, and incentivized team.
This is how people are taught to approach work when there is no clear priority – clear away the easy things, the low-hanging fruit, and then the rest of it looks easier. Less daunting.
A good friend of mine recently told me I needed to work on cultivating my laziness. That is true for any business owner. We tend to be hands-on, hard-working people, and that isn’t always the best path forward – for the company or for ourselves.