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.
“A well-planned project is a smooth project.” – Jason Long
Open doors by choosing your focus. Here’s how specializing leads to more opportunities and more profit.
There are a few specific things to look out for when you’re hiring for an agency job. Whether it is a Project Manager, Strategist, Consultant, Developer, Designer, or Assistant, these same guidelines all apply.
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.
We often, colloquially, say that we’re “in the business of [insert industry].” But there is a difference between being in the business and being on the business. This concept comes from a book called The E-Myth, by Michael Gerber, which is highly recommended for business owners.
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.
If your meeting takes too long, then the efficiency of each team could drop, raising the costs associated with holding the meeting. You also don’t want to unduly bore your employees. You wouldn’t be the cool boss if you did that.