Startups Archive

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 Startups Really Look for in Employees

Do you think you already have everything to be a part of most startups? Think again. Some startups don’t really need someone who got their master degree. Some other startups even don’t have enough money to hire someone who are very experienced or amazing skillset. Clearly, startups are not corporates. Those young companies want something

Saying I Do – What Works

Just like in ‘love department’, we want to find ‘the one’ to be our co-founder(s).  “Saying I Do” in the startup way means you could ‘marry’ someone with complementary skills and personality. Are you looking for your startup mate now? Here are the things that works: Explore your weakness As much as perfect you are,

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

Common Startup Mistakes You Possibly Make

Some startups are destined to fail, and that’s mainly because they keep making the same common startup mistakes! Mistakes mostly met by young entrepreneurs and early-stage startups. Make sure you won’t making the same mistakes. Here they are: Being one-man-show You think you’re so awesome, you can do pretty much everything. Wrong. Everyone needs someone

Is a Startup Job Really Suitable For You?

Startups offer a variety of working style than usual corporate companies. Flexible working hours (which sometimes mean up to 8 hours/day), casual attire, constant travelling, and endless tasks. The startup life might not fit everyone, especially with no guarantees to get promoted or bigger paychecks. There are pros and cons working in a startup, of

How To Land A Meeting With Almost Anyone

Meeting a lot of people every day in our lives is just normal. We may be introduced to a friend’s friend or get to know someone in a public transportation or even meeting someone you just felt like talking to. For normal people, they just treat this mystery as one of the ordinary events in

Shy Entrepreneurs…Here’s Some ‘Weapons’ to Use

When we hear the word entrepreneur, we always picture a very outgoing, friendly, social butterfly and a very bubbly person. We always kind of put entrepreneurs inside a box full of colors, adventures and excitement. Well, no one can ever blame us. It is expected or anticipated that they are all like that because of

Networking: Introverts Only

Networking is one of the easiest and the fastest way in marketing products and services. Studies show that networking can give you the biggest percentage in a business’ return of investment. But there seems to be a problem with networking. Networking will just become as effective as it was expected to be if the person