Even in a tough job market, 23% of recent college graduates wouldn’t take a post where they couldn’t make or take personal phone calls, and 20% would reject a place that didn’t let them check personal email.
Despite the economy, recent grads are still making high demands when it comes to work. Among them: good health benefits, a high salary and work/life flexibility. Is today’s youth reaching too high?
Being great involves luck and other circumstances beyond your control. The less you think about being great, the more likely it is to happen. And if it doesn’t, there is absolutely nothing wrong with being solid.
These may be words of wisdom for college grads, but they apply to small business as well. After all, it’s possible to have a great company even if you don’t become the next Facebook.
Creativity is not magic, and there’s no such thing as a creative type. Creativity is not a trait that we inherit in our genes or a blessing bestowed by the angels. It’s a skill.