Welcome back, Friday! We missed you.
How was your week? One thing we’ve noticed is the overabundance of holiday ads and campaigns. While some of them are cool and catchy, part of us is saying “Are you crazy? Halloween was just last weekend!” Where do you stand on starting holiday campaigns before Thanksgiving?
Not in the mood to watch holiday commercials and eat leftover Halloween candy? Catch up on your reading with us – check out this week’s Thriveable Friday post, our roundup of news, apps and links to end the week right. Enjoy!
Entrepreneurship…LIKE A BOSS.
Adapting to New Growth.
Is your business growing? Great! But have your management techniques and practices grown with it? What worked when your company was smaller might not have the same effect now that you’ve hired on employees, obtained investors or started a new partnership. This article from Inc. offers tips to tweak your approach to business in order to optimize your growth.
Expanding your business requires strategy, patience and, you know, cash. If you’re not sure how to go about it, financing your expansion can be tricky and cause cash flow problems that can affect your business. In this video from Forbes, small biz expert and angel investor Barbara Corcoran offers best practices for financing your company’s expansion.
Keep Tabs on Employees’ Tabs.
Worried that your employees are SnapChatting or watching Netflix when they should be working? The Internet is a distracting place, and when it’s someone’s job to be online, it can be hard to stay on task. This post from Entrepreneur describes how an entrepreneur or manager can make sure their employees are productive on the web.
Tips and Tools to Empower Your Life
We’ve all been there: you hand your phone to a friend/coworker/family member to show them a picture and they decide to go through your entire text history. NOT COOL. Or you hand your phone to a child so they can play a game but they decide to somehow change your unlock password. Never again with AppLock. This free app can lock SMS, Contacts, Gmail, Facebook, Gallery, Market, Settings, Calls and basically any app you choose, safeguarding your data and your phone.
Links We Love
- Is The Future Of Work All About Freelance And Independent Workers?
- ‘Alex From Target’ and how meme marketing can work
- Wal-Mart Promises Organic Food for Everyone
- 6 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Networking
- The trendiest foods for 2015
- 16 Apps for 16 Hours of Productivity
- The 3 types of marketing emails that nobody has opened in years
Have a great weekend!
–Megan and Team Belle