Chris Kiddy

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Building effective web design teams

When you are just starting out in a web development business, it can be really tempting to try to handle most (if not all) of the work entirely by …

Web Design

20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions

You make thousands of rational decisions every day — or so you think.<p>From what you’ll eat throughout the day to whether you should make a big career …

My Most Powerful Tool for Thinking and Decision Making

<i>Note: This is an updated version of the article that was part of the May 2015 issue of our premium newsletter, Value Investing Almanack.</i>When …

Richard Feynman

Should A Manager Trash-Talk The Company’s Decisions?

What’s the best way for a manager to tell their team that they disagree with C-suite decisions?<p>Being a middle manager can be a difficult position. On one hand, you have a group of people you are responsible for motivating, but on the other hand, you don’t have control over many of the big …

Leadership

World's Largest Startup Company Platform

The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur, Successful, Successful Entrepreneur<p><b>The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneur</b><p>How often have you either referred to or considered the …

Don't Put It Off: 5 Reasons to Start a Business Now

<i>Starting a business is scary, but if it's in your blood, don't put it off.</i><p>If you've ever seriously considered starting your own business, you likely felt that signature blend of fear and excitement. For some, the fear outweighs the excitement and they return to their ordinary day jobs, never to …

Entrepreneurship

7 Habits of Remarkably Effective Leaders

The essential leadership practices that will give your organization's performance a big boost--along with your bottom line.<p>Most business leaders have more than enough to do: capital to secure, products to develop, websites to design, marketing campaigns to roll out. It's no wonder that managing …

Employment

Startup financing options - equity vs debt vs convertibles

Entrepreneurs are not always aware of the various financing structures that may be available to them when raising new capital to finance their growth. Even if they are, they are not always sure what fair terms look like when receiving term sheets from investors.<p>This article explores the plusses and …

Venture Capital

Mental Health and the 2nd Amendment

Despite the undeniable mental issues affecting black, gay Democrat Vester Flanagan, who was not sporting a Confederate flag before he shot and killed …