A Trip to Washington
When it comes to politics, most of us have little stomach for being in the fray. Having said that, as a small business owner, sitting on the fence risks being choked out of business by overwhelming government mandates. Small Business owners get “perked-up” attention with elected officials (yes, they sometimes see us as walking check … Continue reading A Trip to Washington
Swimming Against the Tide
We began business 20 years ago and started off pretty much on the right foot culture-wise. We began as a totally remote organization (rarity 20 years ago) for Edoc staff to attain a good quality of life with a career. Over the years we have developed our own Virtual Culture Model. We have learned that remote-ing … Continue reading Swimming Against the Tide
The Unpopular World of Accounting Ethics – Part 1
One would think that ethical practices in accounting are easy to implement, or at least find acceptance. Greed too often prevails however and it may be harder than you think. During my college years (years ago) I was privileged to work for a large corporation in the Corporate Accounting Department. It is interesting to see … Continue reading The Unpopular World of Accounting Ethics – Part 1
2016 in Review: Our Favorite Articles on Remote Working
We’ve said it before, and we will say it again: remote working is a better way to work (and live). In 2016, this was no different. As we end this year and look forward to 2017, we’ve compiled 10 of the top articles on remote working from the last year. Take a look and let … Continue reading 2016 in Review: Our Favorite Articles on Remote Working
The Rise of Remote Work: How Leaders Can Help Team Members Do Their Best
Josh Bersin, founder and principle at Bersin by Deloitte, recently wrote an article where he described the state of the modern workforce. “All teams and business units need managers — the role has always been to help align projects, decide who should work on what, set priorities, and of course assess people to see who is … Continue reading The Rise of Remote Work: How Leaders Can Help Team Members Do Their Best
Advocate for Whom?
We often hear our local chambers of commerce and financial suppliers touting how eager they are to help us grow our business; music to the ears for struggling startups (as we once were). Suddenly a government agency that is in no way a friend of small business puts out strangling rules redefining overtime pay and … Continue reading Advocate for Whom?
Business Startup of Politics
Two back-to-back events this year have enhanced some business energy toward our goal. The first was the Small Giants Summit in Denver encouraging us to no longer apologize for being a 20-year startup because Small Giants demonstrate that culture matters. The next was the NFIB Washington Fly-in where business owners interacted face-to-face with actual legislators. … Continue reading Business Startup of Politics
5 Pillars of a Great (Remote) Culture
Edoc was recently features in Forbes! Check out the article here, which was inspiration for this infographic below on remote culture. READ MORE: “This is why employees are more important than your customers.” Kim Sykes is a marketer and content creator at Edoc Service Inc.
The Virtual Culture Part II
Here is part II in the blog series regarding the virtual culture. Here are the opening remarks from part one (here is the blog – note we are now 19+ years). New energy is surrounding this topic based on a surge of enquiries: 17 years ago when Edoc Service was started, people looked at me strange … Continue reading The Virtual Culture Part II
Why Employees Are More Important Than Your Customers
READ MORE: “Can you be so evil…that you’re good?” Kim Sykes is a marketer and content creator at Edoc Service Inc.