Leadership Advice

4 Ways To Get Your Brand Noticed In Search

Once I brought the vision for hint out of the kitchen and into production, there was a moment of anxiety when I realized that yes, I had created something unique and new - but how will people find it? Of course, there were the natural avenues of marketing and...

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Why Employees Leave Managers, Not Companies

There are numerous reasons that employees will decide to leave a company. Often the decision is financial, geographical or related to something you cannot control. Just as often, the prime factor in why an employee has chosen to leave a company is you - their manager....

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3 Reasons Why Collaboration Is The Key To Innovation

When your company gets to a certain point, or perhaps it's already there, there are definite separations between departments. Perhaps you refer to these as silos, perhaps there are cross-team processes in place that prevent that terminology or perhaps you just haven't...

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5 Truths for Millennials and Leadership

I previously wrote about what it is like working with millennials. Today, I’m going to talk about how you can transition some of your millennial staff into great leaders. This generation of worker comes with a stronger potential for leadership than ever before, thanks...

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How To Scale Innovation To Your Team

As my company and more importantly, my team, has grown over the years, one of the most difficult things to maintain has been a culture of innovation and creativity. Often, we get stuck in the mundane repetitiveness of running a business and forget that to truly reach...

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How to Harness the Power of Millennials in the Workplace

Millennials, categorized as those born from the mid-1980s to the early 2000s, are a much-maligned sector of the workforce. While most of the innovation coming out of Silicon Valley is attributed to this generation, there are still many who believe that working with...

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Three Key Things to Learn About Motivation

One of the greatest challenges you'll face as a leader of an organization is motivating your team on an almost daily basis. While I believe that the outstanding individuals helping my company grow are stocked to the brim with motivating factors, the truth is that with...

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Three Key Ways To Align For Success

When I started Hint I knew I would need help to find success. Not only help from my family and friends, but help from my future employees and managers. First, I would need to create a vision that would create a brand mission. That brand mission would then need to...

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How Successful Entrepreneurs Make the Most of Their Time

Balance is a myth. Or at least, that’s what we are to believe as leaders continuously working to grow our brand! But that myth about being able to find balance between work and life doesn’t stop most dynamic entrepreneurs from wanting to do as much as possible at one...

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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Branding Yourself Online

Building a brand is one of the most challenging, complex, exhausting and personally satisfying things you will ever do. For every ounce of passion I've put into building my brand, I've put just as much hard work and tears. When it all comes together, you have...

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