Mindfulness may help entrepreneurs notice and assess opportunities. I recently wrote about an interesting study on this issue for Forbes.com.
A host of apps now allow employers to start onboarding new hires weeks before the first day on the job. I recently covered this development for SHRM Online.
Enjoyed interviewing La Colombe Coffee Roasters CEO Todd Carmichael recently for my first Forbes story, published Sept. 25. The company’s canned Draft Latte became the fastest-growing ready-to-drink coffee product within months of its national rollout.
Independent Banker magazine recently published my profile of San Antonio and its community banks. The Independent Community Bankers of America will be holding their convention there next month. I learn something new with almost every story!
Imagine applying for a job and having your initial interview by text – with a chat bot. It might sound impersonal, but wouldn’t it be better than sending your resume into the abyss, never to hear whether it got to the right person, much less why it did or didn’t look good to the employer?
Bots, automated interviewers, are starting to help employers “talk” to job applicants, sort through applications to find the most suitable candidates, and provide job hopefuls with guidance, answers and feedback. Here’s my SHRM Online story on the emerging technology.
Entrepreneurs often work in isolation, which can exacerbate any depression they may experience. And depression, in turn, can make it harder for entrepreneurs to run their businesses. Here’s an article I recently wrote on the topic for Weebly. In it, entrepreneurs share their experiences and advice for handling depression. – DWB
Stop in most any big-city café and you’re bound to see solopreneurs in action, if fingers typing and faces Skyping count as action. Freelance writers and startup founders set up shop at their…
Source: The Solopreneur Industry
Starting another blog, reporting for and about solopreneurs, exploring the financial, entrepreneurial and lifestyle stories surrounding independent workers.
at my “satellite office.”
My recent article for Weebly’s Inspiration Center explores why 2016 may be a good year for entrepreneurs.