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11 Ways To Measure Employee Morale
Sep16

11 Ways To Measure Employee Morale

If one of my team members is either pouring everything she’s got into a side project or she doesn’t have one at all, I consider that a warning sign for bad morale. I go through my team’s side projects on a regular basis and, as long as there seems to be balance between what they’re doing for me and what…

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5 Benefits Of Having Onsite Daycare In Your Startup Office
Sep06

5 Benefits Of Having Onsite Daycare In Your Startup Office

Productivity is an important part of building a successful startup business. When employees and fellow staff members are distracted by other issues, it can be hard for them to focus and give their best. One of the most troubling issues working parents deal with regularly is the matter of daycare. For a…

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The Pros And Cons Of Going Into Business With A Buddy
Sep04

The Pros And Cons Of Going Into Business With A Buddy

I’ve built five companies in my startup career, four of which I started with close friends. It’s quite common to build a company with a close friend: you get together, think of a cool idea, and decide to get started. Why not, right? While it can be extremely fun to start up with someone you’re close to…

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Morale.erikbenson.com – The Morale-O-Meter

Do you hate it when you are having a “case of the Mondays” and your friends or colleagues ask how you are doing? Ever wish you could just refer them to a third party and avoid talking? Enter the Morale-O-Meter. This site gives a daily update on an individual’s morale, and the meter can be viewed and compared on a centralized site or posted on a blog. The meter displays five different factors, rated on a scale of ten- morale, health,...

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