Three Things To Keep In Mind When Granting Equity To Employees

in Decision Making, Helpful Insights May 17, 2017

Part of the appeal of working at a startup or emerging company is the ability to earn equity and become an owner.

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When It Comes To Business, Sometimes Nice Guys Do Finish Last

in Decision Making, Helpful Insights, Leadership Essentials May 13, 2017

  When I first started my company, BodeTree, I swore to myself that I would be a kinder, gentler sort of leader. 

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Three Reasons Why Funny People Make Great Employees

in Helpful Insights Apr 20, 2017

  For entrepreneurs, managers, and leaders of all types, recruiting team members is one of the most challenging aspects of the job.

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The Best Dealmakers Know That Every Deal Dies Three Times Before It Closes

in Decision Making, Helpful Insights Apr 3, 2017

Entrepreneurship, and arguably business in general for that matter, is all about the art of the deal. Whether you’re hiring employees, selling your product, or raising capital, deals are what make the world go ‘round.

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Why Trump's Plan To Defund CDFIs Would Be Disastrous For America's Small Businesses

in Helpful Insights Mar 17, 2017

Perhaps unsurprisingly, President Trump’s first budget blueprint, released on March 16th, has attracted the usual mix of outrage, confusion, and support that we’ve all become accustomed to over the past year.

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Why The Fed's Rate Increase Is Great For Banks And Small Businesses Alike

in Helpful Insights Mar 15, 2017

  Yesterday, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates once again, introducing an increase of .25%,  raising their target for short-term interest rates to a range of 0.75% and 1.00%.

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