Monday, November 30, 2020
Rhino cofounders Paraag Sarva and Ankur Jain, CEO of Kairos. Anna Watts As Covid-19 spread like wildfire in mid-March, forcing the U.S. economy to shut down, unemployment hit a record 14.7%. Suddenly, millions of Americans were faced with the realization...
Many workers who've gotten the option to work from home during the pandemic have discovered something important about themselves: They like it and don’t want to go back into the office. That’s one reason many companies are finding their cubicles sparsely populated when they’ve rolled out optional...
Recidivism is a big problem in the U.S. Research shows that, within three years of their release, two out of three formerly incarcerated people are rearrested and more than 50% are incarcerated again. In New York, 53% of formerly incarcerated inmates are rearrested within three years. Since...
When the pandemic began last Spring, Mary Jane’s Medicinals, which sells CBD and cannabis-infused topicals, took a big hit. April was “one of our worst months of sales ever,” said chief executive and founder Dahlia Mertens. A rebound soon followed though and by August sales were as high...
By Susan Guillory It's been a hell of a year, hasn't it? Between the pandemic and politics—not to mention the day-to-day stressors the average small business has—it's been challenging to keep our heads above water, let alone think about the future. But as things slow down a bit...
getty While the pandemic continues to take its grim toll throughout the United States, there has been recent good news of late regarding vaccines and therapeutics. However, let’s get real, this tough business...
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, but it still feels exactly like Groundhog Day. The year 2020 feels like 2,020 years rolled into one, but we finally have a real reason to celebrate: It’s ending! Granted, the never-ending pandemic figures to steamroll right into the first...
Gift boxes are a solution for hospitality entrepreneurs getty The hospitality sector has been devastated by the pandemic, with lengthy lockdowns interspersed with brief...
Significantly more consumers and businesses are relying on technology to buy and sell products and ... services during the pandemic. Entrepreneurs have a big opportunity to offer solutions that, more than...
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh speaks onstage at the Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas in 2015. Those close to Hsieh remember his relentless hyping of his hometown as a business destination. Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic via Getty Tony Hsieh, bestselling...