Small Business Salutes

Go with the flow

Take a break from pandemic stress and meditate with the Monterey Bay Aquarium

“The tide still comes and goes, the jellies keep on drifting, and the fish keep swimming.”

eat up again

You need to read how this entrepreneur turned garbage into delicious snacks

“Because our budget is so tight, everything we spend on feels important to the success of the business.”

Science

The one key to workplace success everyone can use

Researchers didn’t uncover gender discrimination, but rather a proclivity to listen to people who expressed confidence.

growing good

How this company went from a few farms to filling up frozen food aisles

Pitaya Foods helps the South American farmers it sources fruit from to obtain organic certification.

cooperation makes it happen

Who is the ‘Lebron’ of your office? Star employees bring 1 weird benefit

In the NBA, there's a whole team — not just your Lebrons, Jordans, and Currys. But sometimes, stars need to shine. Other times, it's good to pull from the bench.

NiMBLE

How the granola company that fed Google weathered the pandemic

The pandemic has forced the founder of gr8nola to branch out from her formerly reliable business-to-business channel.

time is money

A slow response to a question can have surprising consequences

“If you think the answer is easy, respond fast!”

A matter of time

Why experts say our ideas of time management are all wrong

Thinking of it in terms of productivity may not be right the way to go.

Strategy

Can marijuana make you more creative in business? 4 billionaires who may agree

Smoking pot can help generate ideas — but there’s a catch, say scientists.

Scaled Up

A sea salt company's total meltdown offers 2 teachings to save any business

Björn Jónsson, founder of sea salt maker Saltverk, had one of the worst years any business owner can imagine in 2020. Coming out of it, he has two vital lessons to share.

Scaled Up

Scaled Up

Scaled Up is an occasional interview series by Inverse with entrepreneurs. They share how almost everything went wrong while growing their business — and how they fixed it.

Strategy

The surprising reason you should turn your webcam off during meetings

You can take a meeting in pajamas and save the environment at the same time. That's the unexpected finding from new research about the value in leaving your camera off during web conference meetings.

Black Lives Matter

7 video games by Black developers you can support right now

One way you can show your support for the Black Lives Matter movement is by supporting Black developers within the gaming industry. Here are 7 games you can support right now.

NIMBLE BY INVERSE

"Work bubbles" may be an effective way to fight Covid-19 — Study

Get in the bubble.

Nimble by Inverse

Study of 3,000 consumers proves why negative reviews are good for business

What happens when people read trash reviews might just surprise you.

Strategy

12 tips to stave off boredom while running a business

“Your business will always be exciting, if you let it be.”

NIMBLE by INVERSE

How to avoid laying off the top talent at your company, the scientifc way

Outdated, non-strategic termination practices are hurting some companies try to stay afloat.