Have you had a busy week? Mine seemed to go faster than usual – after moving last weekend I’ve spent most of my downtime unpacking and organizing so I don’t go crazy trying to work in the chaos. Do you get distracted from work when your surroundings are a mess?
Now that the week is almost over and my house is
kind of organized, we’re serving up the latest round of our #THRIVEable Friday series, a compilation of articles, apps and more we heart from the past week. Enjoy!
Entrepreneurship…LIKE A BOSS.
Make Your Pitch Stand Out
Are you working on pitching your biz to a potential investor or partner? You’re probably prepping your presentation, but you won’t be alone. Competition is fierce, so it’s important to use your pitch to differentiate your company from others. This post gives simple ways to make your pitch stand out from the crowd.
To Delegate or Not to Delegate – Good Question.
It’s natural to want to keep some projects close to your chest, but often time restraints and a full to-do list make that impossible. So when should you hand a task or assignment to a member of your team? Mashable discusses when you should and shouldn’t delegate, and gives advice for entrepreneurs or managers who find it difficult to pass work along.
Smart Contract Negotiations
Contracts – can’t live with them, need them like Team Belle needs caffeine in the morning. And with contracts come negotiations. In this post from Entrepreneur, Stephen Key gives helpful tips for negotiating for the best possible end result.
Tips and Tools to Empower Your Life
Being wary of viruses and malware is nothing new, but ever since the Heartbleed Bug people have been even more concerned about securing their personal or professional information online. An easy way to make browsing the web more secure is with HTPPS Everywhere, an extension that makes it so you’ll always visit the encrypted, secure version of a website whenever you type in its URL. Ease of mind can be priceless, but luckily this extension is free.
Links We Love
- 3 Ways To Turn Customers Into Rabid Fans
- Infographic: How to boost engagement on YouTube
- Some Food Companies Are Quietly Dumping GMO Ingredients
- 10 Things You Didn’t Know You Agreed to via Terms of Service
- 5 Ways to Find Leads and Customers on Twitter
- U.S. restaurant traffic remains stagnant with no tailwind in sight
- 14 website pitfalls and how to fix them
- How Music Affects Your Productivity
Have a great weekend!
–Megan and the Belle Team