By Natasha L. Foreman If you're a sneaker head then you most likely salivate at the thought of getting your hands on a coveted pair of your beloved sneakers, even it means paying a thousand dollars or more for them. It's your love of the shoe, the status it brings, the ooh and aahs you … Continue reading Sneaker Heads Are Fighting Back, What Will Corporations Do?
By Natasha L. Foreman As we round deep into our second year of this global pandemic, we are beginning to see more corporations realign their workforce with either options to work: Full-time remote indefinitelyFull-time remote until circumstances changeSplit the work week between office and remoteSolely in the workplace, without a remote option There are of … Continue reading What Does Your Boss Think About Remote Work?
The largest milk producer in the U.S. is Dean Foods and they're wondering why in the world you have cut back on your milk consumption. Last week they filed for bankruptcy to reorient themselves and secure $850 million in financing to help them get back in the ring to fight their dairy alternative competitors. Dean … Continue reading Milk Consumption Hurting Dairy Farmers?
So as emails rolled in notifying users that the SpringPad app was shutting down June 25th, the natural inclination is to question its closing. After clicking on the provided link you can read that SpringPad is shutting down (with many employees going over to Google) due to lack of funding, or as they put it: … Continue reading SpringPad Shutting Things Down June 25th: Users Devastated
By Natasha Foreman Bryant, MBA In my more than twenty years of starting, operating, and managing businesses, mine and others, I have learned numerous lessons along the way. Coupled with my experience as an employee for several small, medium, and large corporations, these lessons have shown me that many mid and senior managers aren't seeing … Continue reading Corporate Senior Leaders: At the End of the Day it is Your Responsibility
U.S. Chamber Deputy Chief Economist J.D. Foster recently wrote that raising the minimum wage will result in lost jobs. If employers believe they cannot afford to pay their employees the difference in wages, they would rather opt (or feel pressured) to terminate them than struggle with the added expenses. This was the knee jerk reaction … Continue reading How Will an Increase in the Federal Minimum Wage Affect Your Company?
The New Yorker has tackled the issue with small business and ObamaCare (Affordable Care Act) and the drama that many small business owners have been buying into when it comes to how this Act impacts their businesses and employees. It also sucks the air out of those who have been fueling a fear flame that … Continue reading The New Yorker Tells Small Business to Embrace ObamaCare