Monthly Archives: September 2013

5 Essential Tools for the Digital Nomad

It’s no question that telecommuting is on the rise. The new road warriors, the digital nomads, are in coffee shops, libraries or simply working from their home offices, utilizing a plethora of digital devices and applications to stay connected and productive while on the go.

Online tools cut small business training costs

Training your employees does not have to involve a day or more out of the office. The wealth of online training tools, including webinars, videos, apps or even e-books, available today makes it easy and affordable to provide your small business team with the ongoing training they need to hone their skills or acquire new … Continue reading Online tools cut small business training costs »

How Netflix Uses Big Data to Entertain Us

Have you ever wondered how so many shows come and go so quickly?  How big name name directors and writers can still bomb in the theatres?  Hollywood has always avoided saying any production is a “sure thing.”  Even the best talent fails to come through sometimes, and there is no real secret to know what … Continue reading How Netflix Uses Big Data to Entertain Us »

How to manage difficult employees at your small business

“Are you sure that’s the right decision?” Have you ever been asked that by one of your small business team? It’s one of the eight sentences that drive bosses crazy writes Geoffrey James in an article of the same name on Inc.com. Others that might ring a bell include “I’ll try to get it done … Continue reading How to manage difficult employees at your small business »

How to get more shares for your small business content – think cats

If you want your small business content to go viral, consider how popular cats are on the Internet.  Cats just may hold the secret to what makes content shareable on social networks.  In the article “Why Do Cats Run the Internet? A Scientific Explanation,” author Perry Stein explains that Western culture always has had a … Continue reading How to get more shares for your small business content – think cats »