Month: February 2018

Joni Ballard February 19, 2018

When you begin a business, every little step counts a lot as it represents you, your values and your take on business and life. You start it by growing your human resources to run several departments at a time and with that comes the need of effective representation of your company through not only company […]

Angela Mertens February 18, 2018

The first time I ever got drunk was when I was 9 years old from an anise-flavoured drink we call Aguardiente. I come from a Colombian-born family who immigrated to Southern California and naturally, Colombians love to party. I was a curious kid and I loved how it made me feel, but things escalated. At […]

Fabiana Herrera February 16, 2018

According to a new study conducted by Alan Hedge, a professor in the Department of Design and Environmental Analysis at Cornell, workers in daylit office environments reported an 84% drop in symptoms of eyestrain, headaches and blurred vision symptoms, which can detract from productivity. “The study found that optimizing the amount of natural light in […]

Fabiana Herrera February 15, 2018

It is important to draw the distinction between fixed and growth mindset. Some of us grew up believing we couldn’t do things because they were hard and we struggled to much with it and had no real natural ability. This is fixed mindset because it is the belief that there must be some in-ordained ability […]

Joni Ballard February 13, 2018

If you are the owner of a small business, congratulations on your efforts. Do you know that small businesses have contributed more to economic growth than large-sized businesses? They have created more jobs, more opportunities and brought innovation and positive competition to the business industry. Small Business Association reports that small businesses added 14 million […]

Mark Fountaine February 2, 2018

Since 1950, man has produced an ever increasing volume of plastic products, packaging and waste, which today has reached at 9.1 billion tons, out of which, after many efforts by private NGOs and state regulated authorities, we have only been able to recycle 9% of the world plastic. In the most recent decades, plastic is […]

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