Nature vs Nurture : Are Soloists Born Or Made

by Michele Hackshall   The argument over nature versus nurture is a long-standing one in child-rearing discussion groups. But the same argument can be levelled amongst those who work for themselves. Are entrepreneurs born or made? It’s often said that you need to be highly motivated and a guru of self-discipline in order to be … Read moreNature vs Nurture : Are Soloists Born Or Made

How To Make More Impact With Fewer People

Growth means different things to different people. And it doesn’t necessarily mean more headcount. Entrepreneurs often joke that the perfect number of employees is one – the founder. Once you take on your first employee, you’ve got legal, tax, and payroll headaches that didn’t exist before. And while you certainly can’t do everything yourself, there’s … Read moreHow To Make More Impact With Fewer People

How To Make Social Responsibility Work For Your Company

As customer attitudes change, “giving back” is no longer an option. It’s a necessity. Here’s how to make it good business, too. When I was on my first startup, social responsibility was still the concern of a small tree-hugging minority.  But today phrases such as ‘profits with purpose’ and ‘conscious capitalism’ are topping prediction and … Read moreHow To Make Social Responsibility Work For Your Company