By Jeremy Ames, President & Co-founder, Guidant Financial
Entrepreneurs are typically go-getters… producers that can figure out what needs to be done and execute it. They also tend to struggle with letting things go at times.
Why is that? Most entrepreneurs don’t value their own personal time highly enough. Their strength of doing more with less can sometimes be a hindrance when it leads to spending time working on tasks that aren’t important to complete, are easily delegated or where outsourced options exist that deliver higher quality in half the time.
Is there anything that television can’t teach us? Well… yeah there is plenty but let’s focus on the positives. Lawyers have been the butt of television jokes for years – the stereotype of a sleazy, underhanded fellow in a cheap suit is alive and well on the tube.
Despite their lack of ethics and, in some cases, formal training a few of their key soundbites can instill a life-long lesson in those willing to listen. And the MyCorp Social Media team is always willing to listen to TV. Continue reading
We’re a pretty close knit bunch here at MyCorp. Everybody knows everyone pretty well and gets along. But our team is also pretty small and since we aren’t a large corporation, sometimes a couple of us wonder what our lives within a more global company might be like…
There are two different first impressions that come to mind. The first is Google headquarters based. Picture bright colors, ping pong tables, free food and drinks, and flip flops. Laidback and interactive while still getting the job done. The other comes from the film Office Space. Hours of sitting in traffic, hours of sitting in a cubicle, a copy machine that doesn’t work, and a mountain of pointless “TPS reports.” The worst case scenario, as we all voted and agreed on. Continue reading