Archive for culture SmartBlogs
Joe Griffin and Jay Swansson are co-founders and CEOs at iAcquire, a digital marketing agency that was founded in 2009. They have grown to 100 employees, with offices in Manhattan and Phoenix, serving 150-plus clients across industries. I recently asked them about how they handle and promote company culture.
What do you strive for your company culture to be?[…] Continue Reading »
What does your company stand for? Go ahead, look around you; check out the published mission or values statement. Take a moment to read it. Now do a gut check: what was your reaction? Did you feel positively connected to a meaningful purpose? Or did you disdainfully roll your eyes?
If it’s the latter, your company has a cultural congruence problem: the stated organizational values aren’t lining up with the reality of daily business decisions.[…] Continue Reading »
The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council, an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs.The YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library and e-mail lessons. Read previous SmartBlogs posts by YEC.[…] Continue Reading »
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 »