‘Here’s the business plan I used’

In 2014, I walked away from my $35,000-per-year job in insurance sales to grow my e-commerce side hustle with my husband Chris. We had been experimenting with selling clothes and accessories on online marketplaces, including eBay and Facebook. Our online community of friends and customers quickly grew from a few […]

Twitter Turnaround Plan Yet to Pick Up Steam as Company Misses Advertising Revenue, User Growth Estimates

Barbara P. Sherrill

Twitter reported weaker-than-expected quarterly advertising revenue and user growth on Thursday and forecast revenue short of Wall Street targets, indicating that its turnaround plan has yet to bear fruit. Still, the social networking site said it made “meaningful progress” toward its goal of reaching 315 million users and $7.5 billion […]

Open Plan Offices Aren’t Just the ‘Dumbest Management Fad of All Time.’ Research Shows They Also Make People Sick

“It’s Official: Open-Plan Offices Are Now the Dumbest Management Fad of All Time” is the headline of Inc. colleague Geoffrey James’s viral post from 2018. Clearly James isn’t a fan of open-plan workspaces. While open-plan offices were once assumed to foster cooperation and collaboration (and make monitoring whether employees were “busy” a lot easier), a 2018 Harvard […]