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When You Get Too Big for Your Kitchen Table

Surrounded by the profusion of young web development and SaaS companies that dot the Phoenix Metro landscape, it’s easy to miss the extraordinary entrepreneurs who satisfy their creative spirit by manufacturing tangible goods. We have all become so adept at buying...

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The Biggest Symptom of a Distrusting Culture

When I speak to small business owners and early-stage entrepreneurs, I hear a lot of the same struggles - too many to dive into in one article. But behind many of the challenges are root issues that go deeper than the symptoms. It’s like going to the doctor...

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Flexible Workspace FTW!

I take a lot of pride in being part of entrepreneurs’ success stories. Providing space where they can set up shop, hit up resources, and connect with community is awesome. When entrepreneurs start to scale, though, they tend to hit a space ceiling. They outgrow...

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Why Starbucks Sucks (to work from)

We’ve all come to love the ambiance so freely given by our neighborhood coffee shops; the fresh scent of roasted coffee beans, the current and future CEOs bootstrapping their way to success, and access to free WiFi. But while the coffee shop is comfortable, it lacks...

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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Our job would be easy if we didn’t have to deal with people. These wise words were uttered by my very first boss after a particularly difficult day at work. Poor communication and unsaid expectations left my just-out-of-college self feeling defeated after an...

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The Dangers of New Year’s Resolutions

Successful professionals don’t need New Year’s resolutions. Setting goals for the new year is trendy, but it doesn’t build healthy, sustainable business habits. Consider this: 40% of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions. 92% never achieve success with those...

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Start 2018 with Your “One Thing”

Happy New Year! It’s the perfect time to reflect on 2017’s impact on your company. What can you celebrate? Did you achieve your goals? If not, what held you and your team back? What have you learned this year that you could have done better? Analysis leads to...

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