How Celebrating Small Wins Can Transform a Company

How Celebrating Small Wins Can Transform a Company

How Celebrating Small Wins Can Transform a Company The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for, “How do you build trust with employees when you’re the new boss?” is written by Judy Marks, CEO of Siemens...
Freelancers: Here’s The Secret To Getting Long-Term Clients

Freelancers: Here’s The Secret To Getting Long-Term Clients

Freelancers: Here’s The Secret To Getting Long-Term Clients The ranks of freelancers are growing. An October 2016 report by Upwork and Freelancers Union puts the number of independent workers at 55 million-a whopping 35% of the workforce. But the same things that make freelancing an attractive career option-flexibility, income opportunity, and even job security-lead to some...
3 Top Resources for DIY Entrepreneurs

3 Top Resources for DIY Entrepreneurs

A staggering 500,000 new businesses are started each month in the US alone. While less than twenty percent survive their first year, that still leaves over one million of new entrepreneurs every year. Amazon, Etsy, etc., have jumped on that increasing market for consumer products related ventures. But without outside funding, what can the rest of the DIY entrepreneurs do to advance their business? Here are three top resources we have here in the #yesphx entrepreneurial ecosystem in the metro Phoenix area. I am sure you can search for similar ones in your area.   PADT Design Days at CEI What if you could have access to experts in design and engineering? PADT Design Days at CEI brings the best product experts to help you improve the design, production, protection and commercialization of your innovations. Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies (PADT) engineers will be available to offer one-on-one assistance with all your product development needs, and you can also meet with intellectual property attorneys, SBIR / STTR innovation grant specialists and more! This event takes place once a month at the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation at Gateway College. Sign up and check it out here.   MAG Mapping Center Wish you could easily find local clients, competitors or partners? MAG interactive maps are one of the best keep secrets in the Metro Phoenix Area. Developed by the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), MAG Mapping Center is a collection of interactive mapping and analysis sites for public use, showing data ranging from demographic to employers to land use and more. Their features, queries capabilities and export capacities are vast and...