Adjust to culture add vs. culture fit Many companies are evolving to focus on a culture add versus a culture fit. Instead of seeking people who “fit right in” with everyone else, look at what perspective gaps are missing and who adds this much-needed value to the team. When companies are restricted to a location, trying to get people to relocate or find the best culture adds can be difficult. … [Read more...] about Can remote work really improve workplace diversity?
Explore alternative customers If you want to grow beyond your initial customers, Butterfield says you need to be adaptive, responsive, and willing to change the orientation of the company. He also suggests identifying new markets by thinking about who will naturally benefit from your success—a tactic that Pigeonly used as well. Pigeonly originally marketed its platform, which helps people search, find, and connect with incarcerated loved ones, directly to consumers. The company made a successful business out of helping people send mail into prisons, so Hutson realized his team was well-suited to help these same prisons manage their incoming mail. … [Read more...] about The most important startup rule: Play the long game
"The main highlight for me is the drastic reduction in exports as well," said Tony Headrick, energy markets analyst at CHS Hedging. "One could take a step back and look at it from a more global perspective - as imports come into the US, they're not going elsewhere so the global supply is waning and these cargoes that were storing crude oil in the midst of the huge contango we saw, which is now narrowed, is starting to offload those shifts." … [Read more...] about US crude stockpiles rise unexpectedly, gasoline draws down sharply: EIA
In view of the current situation, crude may remain in a tight range as supply cuts and stimulus packages along with lack of demand may hold prices in the short term. And, increasing inventories may hold the prices in a tight range, with a slight negative bias," Sunilkumar Katke, Head-Currency and Commodity, Axis Securities, tells Moneycontrol's Sunil Shankar Matkar in an interview. Edited excerpts: … [Read more...] about OPEC may extend crude output cut beyond July, prices to stay in tight range
Moreover, positive monsoon reports by IMD has improved the sentiments for higher sowing in Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. This is expected to bring lower supplies in the coming months as farmers are expected to be engaged in the same. In addition, locust attacks continue to trouble northern regions that can create worries in the southern states as locusts usually breed in the monsoon season. … [Read more...] about Turmeric futures to remain high amid rising demand in domestic market