Archive for culture SmartBlogs
As an entrepreneur who bootstrapped my company, ReTargeter, with less than $50,000 in funding, I wanted to share some of my tips and lessons learned. Efficiency, values and community have served as the three pillars of our success — from bootstrapped beginnings to growing north of a $10 million run rate.
What does efficiency mean? Leverage the 80/20 rule
What is the 20% that matters?[…] Continue Reading »
It can be difficult to manage a team of people. Often, day-to-day tasks become priority, and encouraging innovation and leadership can take a backseat.
So how can you empower your employees to become leaders in the office? Check out what these experts had to say:
Management needs to listen and react to employee feedback
When it comes to leadership skills, employees need to know they’re being heard and respected.[…] Continue Reading »
Today’s working environment is global in scope, rife with uncertainty and lacking in long-term guarantees. In such a setting, company culture has been emphasized, whether to assuage employees and shareholders or provide a rallying point, a mission or a common set of business goals — and even as the difference between success and failure.
But what is culture, and what does “getting it right” mean?[…] Continue Reading »
Is your organization built on a culture of trust?
Look around you; there are plenty of clues as to whether trust abounds. How quickly are decisions made? How many people do you copy (or worse, bcc) on e-mails? Do executives check in on the “troops” even when on vacation?