How To Manage A Remote Team (and still have time for Netflix!)

“Hi, team!” You greet your guys on Zoom, many of whom are a plane ride away. Technology has enabled people to work anywhere and has given rise to “remote teams.” These are groups distributed around the world, where some team members might be waking up and gearing for the day as their colleagues several time […]

3 Things No One Talks About The Recent Tech Layoffs

And the culling continues! 2022 was a record year of tech layoffs.  Almost 250,000 employees lost their jobs in 1,535 rounds of layoffs in the tech space, including some of the biggest names in the industry. But if you think 2023 will get a breather, you might want to think again, because if anything, it’s […]

5 Foolproof Ways To Turn Your Remote Workers Into Rock Stars

Ready to take on the world? Well, you won’t be doing it alone. You need a team behind you. And in today’s labour landscape, these workers are probably working in different corners of the globe—remote professionals. The challenge for you then is not how to manage them from a great distance, (that’s easy, tech has […]

Should You Hire Remote Workers? (Here’s The Checklist!)

In 2022, 16% of companies worldwide were fully remote.  With the space growing 44% in the past 5 years, experts say this is truly the future of work—employees working from homes, coffee shops, and beach bars across the globe. So should your company do the same? If you’re contemplating hybrid or remote work, this checklist […]

Virtual Presence: How To Work Zoom Meetings Like A Boss

It’s Monday morning. You’re on a conference call with Singapore, the Philippines and Australia. (You haven’t even washed your face.) As more and more companies transition to remote work, virtual presence has become increasingly important in advancing one’s career. Meetings, pitches and client presentations have migrated to Zoom, Skype and a plethora of project management […]

5 Sneaky Ways Small Businesses Can Take On The “Big Guys”

In his epic battle against the Philistine giant, David picked 5 smooth stones, placed them in his shepherd’s bag, and went on to slay Goliath. In this post, we will be looking at 5 “smooth stones,” 5 powerful ways small businesses and start-ups can compete with the bigger, more established players in their industry. Size, […]

How To Effectively Collaborate When All You See Are Pixels

Face-to-face interactions have always been considered as more superior to online meetings. We resort to video conferencing only when face-to-face meetups are not possible. After all, non-verbal cues are conveyed better in person, and personal interactions allow for a more meaningful bonding and collaboration. But that said, there’s actually a serious case to be made […]

Dear Business Leaders, This Is How You Make Good Decisions…

At what price should product X be sold? Should I hire this candidate over the others? When’s the best time to launch the new line? Should this branch be closed permanently? Which supplier offers the best deal?   Decisions are at the heart of every business. They can be tactical, strategic or operational—backed by data, […]

What In The World Is Web 3.0?!

Artificial Intelligence Augmented Reality Machine Learning These are just some of the terms you need to be familiar with in order to grasp the idea of “Web 3.0.” Web 1.0 happened in the 90s when internet users looked at static web pages that took forever to load, and Web 2.0 was the era of Facebook, […]

Critical Metrics for Your Business…(Or What You Should Measure)

Numbers tell a story. A business will turn to the numbers and gauge its performance vis-à-vis others in the field. Numbers can tell a story of success, when profits are on the rise and customers are happy. Or it can tell a story of wasted campaigns and unrequited marketing efforts. At times numbers can be […]