startup life Archive

How Being a Remote Startup Employee is a Bliss

More and more startups are hiring remote employees. But, are you sure that you want to be one? Being a remote startup employee is not a piece of cake, like people thought it would be. In fact, there are many challenges you will be facing. Ranging from difficult communications, different time zones, to feeling isolated.

5 Free Apps for Newly Established Startups

We know that startup life forces us to be frugal. Luckily, there are many free apps around to make some particular things easier for you. A growing number of costless applications are out there to help newly established startups. They have various advantages as well: ranging from scheduling meetings to handling transactions. Indeed, it is

Tools to Ease Collaboration for Startups

Collaboration is key, especially for startups. A symbiotic relationship is always the most ideal, as it gives some advantage for your small business. It is quite normal for startups to have employees from different parts of the word. What they need is a highly efficient collaboration between skillsets and capabilities. Luckily, current access to information

Is It Possible to Have Work-Life Balance at a Startup?

Some people said that work-life balance is a myth. It’s even more impossible for startup people to achieve work-life balance. So, is it possible to have work-life balance when you are working for a startup? Startup work environment is stressful by nature. All of us are struggling to reach work-life balance. It is clearly very

How to Avoid Burnout in Startup Life

You might have heard, or even feel, that startup life is not easy. Yes, all hands on deck all the time. Both startup founders and employees probably can manage those limitless works. However, burnout is a very real phenomenon. For startup founders, running a startup can be very challenging. They often compared the burnout to

Will Millennials Thrive at Startups?

Startups are everywhere. As far as you can see, many startups are founded by Millennials. They are young at age, but bravely start something new with minimal experiences. Their idealism leads to create an innovative solution in this fast-changing world. However, we all know that most startups fail. Very few startups are able to survive

Effective Multitasking for Both Startup Founders and Employees

We often heard that multitasking is no good for productivity. But hey, we have to do multitasking! It’s practically the way startup works. Startup employees need to wear multiple hats, and don’t ask about how busy and time-consuming startup founders could be. Both startup founders and employees need to sharpen their multitasking skills. Well, most

Tools to Boost The Productivity at Your Startup

Everyday should be as productive as possible at a startup. Every single person on the startup team is forced to be a master efficiency, since he/she is wearing so many hats. The business depends on their ability to make the right choices, and spend the right amount of time to do their tasks. To boost

What It Feels Like to Be a Startup Founder?

Are you a startup founder? Or someone who is trying to be one? Whoever you are, being a startup founder is the real deal. Constant tough calls and decisions will jazz up your days. It is 24/7/365 accountability. You are the one who are responsible for every cent of revenue, every dollar spent, every mistake

The Pleasure Only Startup Workers Understand

Life ain’t easy for startup workers. But that doesn’t mean they are not having the time of their lives! They say the startup journey is full of ups and downs. However, ‘roller coaster’ is just a metaphor for positive thinking people. Yes, startup life isn’t glamorous at all. But still, there are many pleasures that