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How 2 Brothers Created a Great Company and a Sweet Office Space

How 2 Brothers Created a Great Company and a Sweet Office Space

Why Gregg and Evan Spiridellis needed a slide inside the JibJab offices.
Why Your Culture Should Be Like College Life -- No Matter the Age of Your Employees

Why Your Culture Should Be Like College Life -- No Matter the Age of Your Employees

Think ongoing training and community, not 'Animal House.'
The Leadership Style You Need to Drive Your Company Culture

The Leadership Style You Need to Drive Your Company Culture

The keys to a strong company culture are not perks and benefits -- they are good leadership and employee empowerment.
5 Ways to Create a Healthy, Thriving Tech Company Culture

5 Ways to Create a Healthy, Thriving Tech Company Culture

Despite the frantic news cycle, there are many tech companies with solid, valuable cultures that are rooted in integrity and kindness.
Scale Culture Alongside Growth Through Diversity

Scale Culture Alongside Growth Through Diversity

Recognizing the value of diversity early in an organization's lifecycle is an important part of creating a sustainable and ultimately positive cultural foundation.
Access to Data Is Great, but It's How You Communicate It That Matters

Access to Data Is Great, but It's How You Communicate It That Matters

Sharing information in real time empowers workers to act
Cultivate These 5 Attributes to Turbocharge Team Performance

Cultivate These 5 Attributes to Turbocharge Team Performance

Sometimes you get lucky and your team has the right chemistry. The other times require leadership.
6 Things You Need to Know About How Netflix Built Its Powerful Culture

6 Things You Need to Know About How Netflix Built Its Powerful Culture

In the eighth episode of Masters of Scale, Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, explains how having a strong culture helps the company overcome lows, push the envelope with content and allows for
Netflix's Company Culture Scares Off Some Potential Hires -- and That's a Good Thing

Netflix's Company Culture Scares Off Some Potential Hires -- and That's a Good Thing

In the eighth episode of 'Masters of Scale,' the Netflix CEO talks to Reid Hoffman about the principles of an effective, deliberate company culture.
These Male VCs Have Just Said How Tough It Really Is for Women in Silicon Valley

These Male VCs Have Just Said How Tough It Really Is for Women in Silicon Valley

A sexual harassment scandal is shedding harsh light on another aspect of tech's male dominated culture.
4 Actions to Help You Get the Employees You Need Now

4 Actions to Help You Get the Employees You Need Now

One employer couldn't find the technical skills he needed, but he could find something else: a willingness to learn.
Don't Believe Anyone Who Says Failure Is a Good Thing

Don't Believe Anyone Who Says Failure Is a Good Thing

Everyone fails, but there are no such thing as moral victories.
5 Tiny Business Habits That Will Make Your Small Business More Money

5 Tiny Business Habits That Will Make Your Small Business More Money

Do these five things every day and you can make more money this year.
Cute Pictures of Dogs Our Readers Brought to Work

Cute Pictures of Dogs Our Readers Brought to Work

June 23 is Take Your Dog to Work Day.
The Rise and Fall of Uber and Travis Kalanick

The Rise and Fall of Uber and Travis Kalanick

From hard-charging rapid growth to constant damage control. What will the company's next chapter look like?
How Two Entrepreneurs Built a Major Business Through Minimalism

How Two Entrepreneurs Built a Major Business Through Minimalism

What do you actually need, and what do you just want because it's exciting?
Why It's a Mistake to Rely on a 'Social-Media Background Check'

Why It's a Mistake to Rely on a 'Social-Media Background Check'

Social media rarely is the complete picture of anyone and relying on it in hiring risks legal problems.
Leadership and Teamwork Are How You Avoid Getting Uber'd

Leadership and Teamwork Are How You Avoid Getting Uber'd

It wasn't long ago everybody wanted to be the Uber of their industry. Not any more.
3 Qualities You Need to Constantly Advance Your Career

3 Qualities You Need to Constantly Advance Your Career

Are you willing to do what it takes to keep climbing the ladder?