Entrepreneurship 101

In The Beginning There are many reasons why someone desires to be an entrepreneur. There is, however, a commonality most often found among entrepreneurs… the entrepreneurial spirit. This trait is the driving force behind why people start their own business. It is a...
Job Auditions: Secret to Successful Hires?

Job Auditions: Secret to Successful Hires?

By Matt Mullenweg, Founder, Automattic. Hiring potential employees on a trial basis can help you quickly discover things about them that you can’t learn from resumes, interviews or reference checks. Here’s how it works in our organization. Automattic (the...
Soul Search — Then Job Search

Soul Search — Then Job Search

Written by career consultant, Maggie Mistal Most of us assume that the best way to find a job is to look at what’s available in online listings, or to follow someone else’s advice. However, these methods often lead to unfulfilling career choices. You only need...
Managing Your Career: What Would Richard Branson Do?

Managing Your Career: What Would Richard Branson Do?

Written by James Clear In 1966, a dyslexic 16-year-old boy dropped out of school. With only a tiny bit of seed money and a friend’s help, he founded a magazine for students. Fueled by advertisements he sold to local businesses, he ran this bootstrapped operation...
Putting a Face on Remote Work #TChat Recap

Putting a Face on Remote Work #TChat Recap

Say, “Good Morning.” Go ahead. Say it out loud. Oh, but say it to someone else. Preferably in the morning. In person. Or on the phone. Or even online. If it’s later in the day, maybe you can say, “Good Afternoon.” Or “I’m going to grab a bite to eat” when...