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Give yourself permission to quit

September 8, 2021
We know that quitting is bad. We’ve been conditioned from an early age. Entrepreneur and author Adam Kirk Smith has some different ideas about quitting, and he suggests that we rethink our automatic and widely negative reactions to the concept.

Someone please reinvent the job ad!

September 8, 2021
As someone who’s made generous rounds of job-seeking and interviewing over a career, I can just about recite the text of most job postings. Let me guess… you’re looking for a dynamic candidate for your fast-paced environment that’s offering a competitive salary?

Yes, you can create more time

September 8, 2021
If we can’t create time from scratch, and it’s continuously being subtracted from us, how can we ever hope to have more if it? The answer is simple, but requires some basic knowledge of arithmetic.

Protect your instincts from attack

September 8, 2021
Your intuition is an important ally. But it can be difficult to trust it in our professional lives, where logic and reason often elbow to the front.

Seek 5 key traits in a business partner

September 8, 2021
In his book There is No Us in Business, CPA and attorney Patrick Burke gives thorough time to dissecting the considerations surrounding choosing your professional partnerships. Here are a few of Burke’s clear and must-have attributes to look for in anyone you’re looking to pair off with.

3 tips for better website accessibility

September 8, 2021
Here are a few simple steps from in-browser video editing tool Clipchamp that businesses can take to ensure they are creating more accessible, inclusive videos, not only for the neurodiverse community, but also for the deaf/hard of hearing community and people with sight impairment.

Know which decision model you need to apply

September 8, 2021
Great leaders demonstrate profound humility, but not to the point of leaving those they lead empty-handed. They are prepared to escalate to higher authority or, at the very least, move laterally to find the answers they need. Key to their rationale is the understanding that two types of decisions exist.

Remember a universal business preamble: “We the people”

September 8, 2021
As people change, so do organizations—not the other way around.

And now, this about your pasta

September 8, 2021
Dan Pashman, creator and host of award-winning food podcast “The Sporkful,” has created an entirely new pasta shape. He is fascinated with the engineering and texture of food to allow for maximum enjoyment.

If your business is bananas, this might be why

September 8, 2021
Whether or not you believe in the theory of evolution, you are probably familiar with some aspect of the Monkey Theory of Management.