5 Ways to Incorporate Music into the Workplace

Image by: visitorx By Dexter Lunde The effect of music on our psyche has been the topic of discussion for many years. Does music help us be more productive? Does it really hinder our creativity? Why does classical music help us concentrate? Or is that just an old wives’ tale? Studies show that music can…

5 Tips for Hiring During the Initial Stages of Start-Up

Image by: trudi1 By Dexter Lunde So you’ve started to make your vision a reality. You’ve started your own business. This is an amazing feat. Just take a moment to really sit back and revel in your accomplishment. Okay, that’s enough. The next step in your endeavor is to hire some employees. It’ll be a…

6 Steps to Setting Up Your Sales Team

Image by: Kaz By Dexter Lunde When you’re starting from scratch, it can be hard to figure out who you want on your team with you. Choosing your business partner (if you want one) seems like the hardest decision but it generally doesn’t get any easier after that. Every member of your team is important…

5 Ways to Create A Collaborative Work Environment

Image by: DT By Dexter Lunde One of the biggest changes that is more apparent in work environments in 2014 is the rise of the collaborative work environment. After the photos of Pixar’s studios came out, everyone has been going gaga on their creative and “open flow” office designs which breed innovation and collaboration. So…

5 Ways to Create a Productive & Relaxed “Business First” Culture

Image by: Robert Scoble By Dexter Lunde The terms “business first” or “corporate culture” are becoming important buzz words in your . They both refer to how your business is viewed by the people within your company. Some people keep a strict business only atmosphere and other create a more lax atmosphere in their place…