The “firsts” of your business can be nerve-wracking. Here’s how to make sure everything goes smoothly. In the startup world, beginner’s luck won’t cut it. The bitter truth is that most startups will fail, and the odds are more heavily stacked against rookie entrepreneurs. So, what separates experienced entrepreneurs from those just starting out? Knowledge. […]
Hybrid candidates are in high demand at startups. These multi-talented marvels are capable of keeping pace with the breadth of challenges put on the shoulders of startup workers.
I first met Jonathan Wasserstrum, one of my best friends and now a co-founder of TheSquareFoot and our company’s CEO, nearly 2 decades ago. We became friends almost immediately after meeting in high school, and have been ever since. A few years later, when I went to college at UT, I met Justin Lee, another […]
Why not create an environment where everyone is excited to come to work every day? These days, culture is paramount for having a strong team to execute your business’ vision. Ideas are worthless on their own; without a strong team, you won’t succeed. When building a business, you want employees who deeply about the company. A big piece […]
How a productivity tool totally changed the way we communicate. My company, a commercial real estate brokerage with 15 people, uses Slack and we have found it to be an integral part of not only our community culture, but also our day-to-day functioning and productivity. At TheSquareFoot, we opted for an open floor plan. We […]
Where you work matters a lot. Do not fall into these traps. The right office space is integral to the success of your company, but finding it is not easy. Identifying these five typical problems will give you a better chance of improving your search. 1) Not Considering Your Options The best way to find a suitable […]