Building a company is always stressful. For example, when we launched my previous company, Talent Rover, there was always something going on—some fire we had to put out. We dealt with a lawsuit early on, which was stressful. We scaled from one office in the US to nine offices around the world in a very […]
By Brandon Metcalf / May 20, 2020
Business is changing. Daily. The companies embracing that change are finding a galvanizing moment that stands to propel them to the forefront of the “new normal”. Join us as Place’s Marketing Manager, Luke Zimbelman sits down for a chat with Angela Hood, the CEO, and founder of ThisWay Global to see how she is leaning […]
By Luke Zimbelman / May 18, 2020
If you are a founder managing a business right now, what’s your plan for bringing employees back to work? This is the question consuming the most mental share for every business owner I know. What are you going to do to keep your employees safe? How are you going to continue serving your customers, clients, […]
By Brandon Metcalf / May 8, 2020
Overnight, working from home went from something that many of us would occasionally do to an everyday way of life. It is certainly one of the largest transitions I’ve ever gone through, and I know I’m not alone. For all of the companies all over the world that can carry on from home, including ours, […]
By Brandon Metcalf / April 22, 2020
Breakups, in general, are hard. But breakups in business happen all the time. Sometimes you need to let an employee go, or even a fellow leadership team member. Other times, you need to have a clarifying conversation with a potential or current investor. And, maybe most common of all, you need to let a vendor […]
By Brandon Metcalf / March 10, 2020
Uncertainty around financial projections can come in many forms – changes in vendors, market conditions, and new competitors just scratch the surface. Top of mind for most right now is the far-reaching effect of the Coronavirus, and for good reason. But if we are honest, the life of a business leader is one rife with […]
By Luke Zimbelman / March 6, 2020
Since the launch of Place Technology, almost two years ago, a key priority of our company’s culture has been to give back. From the very beginning, we wanted to be than just a software company—and instead play an active role in impacting our local community, our customers, our vendors, and the planet. When we hire, […]
By Luke Zimbelman / February 19, 2020
Every founder wants to feel in complete control of their company.
And yet, many founders ignore arguably the most important variable in their entire venture…
By Brandon Metcalf / January 22, 2020
There is a common misconception in the world of entrepreneurship that businesses fail because they simply aren’t generating enough cash.
By Luke Zimbelman / January 15, 2020
PlaceCPM allows managers to accurately forecast and determine the true costs of their decisions.
By Brandon Metcalf / January 8, 2020