12 Ways Millennials Will Change Company Culture in 2015

How will company culture continue to change in the next two years as more Millennials make their way up the ladder? The following answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an...


Your Company Needs a Culture Hack: 4 Ways to Do It

Remember when you were excited just by the idea of being an entrepreneur? When you sprung out of bed every day, ready to take on the world? Unfortunately, many businesses are so riddled with life-suck...


3 Principles to Be a Great Business Leader, Not a Manager

I have a pretty straightforward philosophy on the types of head honchos that are out there. Simply put, there are the leaders and there are the managers. I think the biggest misconception about leader...


Location, Location, Location: The Culture Factor You Can’t Ignore

Running a business in a closet isn’t easy. Good luck finding privacy to make that important phone call. My 25-strong team dealt with a closet-like office that made productivity a struggle. The mazel...


6 Ways to Foster Collaboration in Your Workplace

What do the “The Avengers,” “The A-Team,” “The Expendables,” and “X-Men” have in common? They are all stories of individuals combining their talents to achieve a common goal. Teamw...


Beyond the Pretty Logo: Why Hiring is Your Most Important Brand Decision

  I once worked for a large, multinational software company. We had a strong vision and good corporate values and it was a great place to work. But I never quite felt the company’s vision and value...


How High-Growth Companies Can Preserve Their Startup Cultures

Our company, Nextiva, was launched in 2008 with a small team and a small office. This year we are on par to employ over 400 people. While this growth has been exciting for us, it has also come with si...


How to Identify (and Fix) Your Company’s Vibe

Consider walking into a real-life version of “The Office.” The inappropriate and morally questionable behavior of the staff would make you reconsider your decision to work with — or for — the ...


The Benefits of a No-Policy Vacation Policy

One of the benefits of working at SpareFoot is our no-policy vacation policy. In other words, if someone wants to take time off, he or she doesn’t have to seek permission or to religiously track tha...


5 Things to Know Before You Launch Your Startup

There are many exciting opportunities available to young, motivated business entrepreneurs in today’s world. Greater interconnectedness allows us to find partners and share ideas more easily than ev...