Just as animals don’t really go head to head on athletic ventures, Aesop's fable doesn’t totally encapsulate the nature of competition and winning. There are many adjacent lessons about healthy competition that are very much worth knowing, especially from a business perspective.
Here are some ways that small businesses can retain Millennial talent while catering to both company-wide and Gen Y interests.
It may seem strange to actively seek people who will question you but success can often depend on having employees with “question everything” approaches. Here’s how to hire people who won’t be afraid to argue when necessary, and avoid the kind of associates who fail to push your business forward.
It was once said that a picture is worth a thousand words. But in the world of Instagram, it is worth a great deal monetarily as well.
Reinvesting in your business is not only a less selfish move than hoarding profits; it’s good for your bottom line and the health of your business.
There is no more efficient avenue to learn, problem-solve, generate ideas or expand your network (and thus grow your revenue) than by clinching a great mentor. It’s like having a MBA, best friend, and publicity director all rolled into one fantastic package.