In “Myth of the Nice Girl”, Fran Hauser talks a lot about how to give nice feedback, how you be a nice mentor or how you look for a mentor as a nice person. How you deal with people that are not nice. How do you deal with bullies in the workplace and all kinds of other topics in between. What I really loved about it is that she told a lot of stories from women that she knows, but she’s also conducted a pretty intensive research survey on women in business before writing this book.
Startup life isn’t for everyone - like any career, it has its ups and downs. It's secure in some ways and less in others. Overall, though, it has improved almost every aspect of my life.
As the social media manager for A Better Jones, I don’t just manage clients accounts, I also get to manage a system I created from scratch and fine tune it for performance, every day. I’m not just a piece of the machine that does what he is told, and on other people’s schedules. Rather I am a valued member of a team where I am allowed to innovate, research, and work when I want, how I want, and my ideas are always heard.
Every business or organization exists to fulfill some needs, meet particular demands or solve specific problems. At its core, every company exists because there are people who need its services. Without customers who are in need of your products or services, your business wouldn’t exist. In essence, the ones running the show are your customers, not your executives!