Testing Your Core Values During A Crisis: 5 Questions Every Organization Should Be Asking
Testing Your Core Values During A Crisis: 5 Questions Every Organization Should Be Asking

During a crisis, it’s easy to fall into a state of panic. So, with all that’s going on, how are we going to get through it?

Brandon Metcalf / July 2, 2020

Using PlaceCPM: How We Make Better Business Decisions, Faster
Using PlaceCPM: How We Make Better Business Decisions, Faster

Accurate forecasts drive business decisions. The problem is, the time and effort required to produce and maintain accurate forecasts can be daunting at best.

Luke Zimbelman / July 1, 2020

Entrepreneurship During A Pandemic: Why Right Now Could Be A Great Time To Start A Business
Entrepreneurship During A Pandemic: Why Right Now Could Be A Great Time To Start A Business

Personally, I don’t think there’s ever a “right time” to start a business. If you look at the last big financial recession, a lot of powerful companies came out of the housing crisis of 2008, and a lot of powerful companies failed. And if you compare that to two or so years ago, when the […]

Brandon Metcalf / June 11, 2020

Managing Stress As A Founder During The Coronavirus Pandemic: 5 Effective Techniques
Managing Stress As A Founder During The Coronavirus Pandemic: 5 Effective Techniques

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 […]

Brandon Metcalf / May 20, 2020

Leading in Empathy with Angela Hood the CEO and Founder of ThisWay Global
Leading in Empathy with Angela Hood the CEO and Founder of ThisWay Global

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 […]

Luke Zimbelman / May 18, 2020

The Post-COVID Workplace: 3 Big Changes We Will See Happening In Physical Offices
The Post-COVID Workplace: 3 Big Changes We Will See Happening In Physical Offices

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, […]

Brandon Metcalf / May 8, 2020

5 Ways To Keep Morale High And Encourage Productivity While Everyone Is Working From Home
5 Ways To Keep Morale High And Encourage Productivity While Everyone Is Working From Home

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, […]

Brandon Metcalf / April 22, 2020

Breaking Up With A Vendor: 3 Ways To Know It’s Time, And How To End Things Positively
Breaking Up With A Vendor: 3 Ways To Know It’s Time, And How To End Things Positively

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 […]

Brandon Metcalf / March 10, 2020

3 Steps to Financial Forecasting in Uncertain Times
3 Steps to Financial Forecasting in Uncertain Times

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 […]

Luke Zimbelman / March 6, 2020

Why We Joined The 1% Pledge—And The 3 Ways We Are Supporting Philanthropic Initiatives
Why We Joined The 1% Pledge—And The 3 Ways We Are Supporting Philanthropic Initiatives

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, […]

Luke Zimbelman / February 19, 2020