Tag Archives: startups

Beating the December Slump: How to Fill Your Sales Pipeline & Stay Booked This Holiday Season

Raise your hand if this sounds familiar: “It’s Black Friday today! There’s no point in looking for new clients until the New Year.” It’s often tempting to think that December is a dead month, that there’s no point in pitching your ideal clients because they’re going to be on vacation/ wrapping up work before going […]

Recruitment and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Handshake

This week’s blog article comes to us courtesy of coLab member Ingrid Takai, who explains the importance of having solid HR practices for your startup. A lot rides on a handshake: Establishing trust, making deals, and mending fences. And yet, in the words of Jerry Seinfeld, “there’s absolutely no guidelines for handshakes – too strong, […]

Startups and Coworking

The emergence of a ‘Coworking space’ provided a great networking platform that balanced independence of self-employment with involvement in a community of working with others. This appeals to entrepreneurs and freelancers, leading to a widespread adoption.