Blake Beshore

Lunch: The Most Important Hour of the Day

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 28, 2013

We’ve all seen it happen: People get trapped in the web of monotonous, boring, unhealthy lunches at work. They don’t leave enough time to prepare something healthy at home. Sometimes, they opt for a bag of chips and a can of soda right out of the break room vending machines. Other times, they splurge on something greasy or fried from the fast food place down the block. Some…

How Companies Can Give Remote Employees Ownership

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 25, 2012

As a business owner in 2012, you’re likely to embark upon the world of remote employees. The first thing you have to realize is that having a remote worker, particularly one who is thousands of miles away, is like maintaining a long-distance relationship. You want to make sure that you set clear expectations and consistently communicate. Your remote employee needs to maintain a level of work that’s equal…