Banning Christmas?

The music streaming service Spotify recently announced a dramatic change in their holiday policy. “From now on, every Spotifier has the opportunity to take the holidays that matter to them. They can choose to work on a day that is a public holiday in the country they work in, and swap it for another work […]

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Virtual offices: a case study

North Star NP and Free Arts Minnesota work together to implement a radical solution. Free Arts Minnesota works with youth in challenging circumstances to support artistic and personal development through mentorship and arts learning. “Our rent in downtown Minneapolis was unsustainable,” said Executive Director Sara Sternberger. “So we asked a hard and serious question: Do […]

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Contracting by the hour or by the task

Hiring a contractor gives a person or an organization the ability to get work done by an expert without doing it by themselves.  A homeowner can have a plumber install a hot water heater, or a small company can get a marketing video. For the homeowner, the advantage is expertise. For the business, additional advantages […]

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