What Every Business Can Learn from Walt Disney
business lessons from walt disney

 Disney World is one of my favorite places. If you have ever been there, you can immediately tell that it’s a well-oiled machine. Everything runs smoothly, efficiently, and with a smile. Who wouldn’t want their business to have the same standards as the great Walt Disney?  The following are principles that Disney applied to his […]

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Get More Done in Less Time
Get more done in less time

With only 24 hours in the day, it’s a constant race to get your ever growing task list completed. If you are anything like me, by the time the end of the day rolls around there seems to never be enough time. Use these tips and tricks to maximize your time and increase your efficiency, […]

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How to Have a Meeting People Actually Want to Go To

We have all been to meetings that leave you feeling like nothing was accomplished and your time could have been better spent elsewhere. When you look around the room and see that no one is engaged in the conversation but instead focused on writing up emails or browsing the internet.  So how can you avoid […]

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10 Tips for Staying Productive During the Holidays

It’s the holiday season, which means it’s the start to a very busy social calendar. There are holiday parties, shopping, dinners, visits to see Santa… the list goes on and on.  So how do you maintain your focus and productivity at work during this busy time? Here are 10 tips to get you through the […]

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5 Types of Thinkers Your Team Needs
Team Thinkers

The topic of diversity has been in the forefront for years with hiring managers across all industries. In the past, the focus primarily revolved around gender, race and age of prospective employees. Now a new category is coming to the forefront. Thinking Types.  Adding a wide range of thinking styles to your team can help […]

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Traits of a Great Boss
Great Boss Traits

It’s so important when choosing the perfect job that you focus not just on the position but also on the environment, the coworkers and most importantly your potential boss.  How much you like your coworkers will determine 90% of your happiness at the office. So how can you avoid working for a boss that is […]

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How to Avoid Working for a Bad Boss

If you have been in the work force for a while, chances are that you have experienced your fair share of bad bosses. There’s the micromanager, the bad communicators, the over-sharer and the bully to name a few. Having great management in your company is the single most important thing you can do to retain […]

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How to Combine Scrum and Agile Principles for a Successful Remote Project
SCRUM

While Agile is ideally used for testing, iteration and face-to-face communication strategies, Scrum rapidly and repeatedly examines the working software and emphasizes accountability. What’s more, Scrum works on the premise that requirements are likely to change and there will always be unknown variables at the start of a project. In a collaborative environment, information-sharing is […]

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Why Costa Rica Has Become a Preferred Choice for Nearshore Software Development
Shared time zone

An increasing number of businesses with technical needs seeking outsourced development or staff augmentation have looked to Costa Rica. In addition to its popularity as a tourist destination, Costa Rica is fast becoming a country of choice for nearshore development. Given their unparalleled expertise, high levels of education and professional approach, it’s a good idea […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Scrum Process More Effective
agile process improvement

Although Scrum is a powerful methodology that helps companies streamline workflows, people still struggle to overcome real-time obstacles. Utilizing a Scrum Master or working with an organization that understands Scrum principles helps your business develop and launch digital products efficiently. Improper implementation can – and often does – result in serious mistakes that can cause […]

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