When is Conflict Productive?

When is Conflict Productive?

That’s not a typo in the title. There is such a thing as productive conflict. Conflict doesn’t have to be hurtful or damaging. We’re not often led to believe it, but it’s true. In business, the word ‘conflict’ is often synonymous with ‘fight.’ Let’s say you’re...
Collaboration Makes for Better Business

Collaboration Makes for Better Business

I’ve seen a lot of different kinds of businesses pop up in our shared spaces recently. It doesn’t matter if they’re a B2B media company operating out of our coworking space or a B2C consumer product company setting up shop in our co-manufacturing space. I’ve...
How to Hire for Culture Fit

How to Hire for Culture Fit

Of all the things people debate in business, no one argues that turnover is costly. Although quantifying the cost is tricky, research conservatively puts the replacement costs alone at roughly 20% of the departed employee’s salary. That doesn’t include lost...