Sonja Jacob

Sonja writes on company culture, employee engagement, and growth. With an M.A. in sociology and a background in business, she's fascinated by people, art, and social movements.

19 articles

How to Run Effective Team Meetings

Want to get more out of your meetings? Be the change you wish to see in your organization and start implementing the following rules for meeting engagement.

How to Build a Company Employees Believe In

Keith Pescosolido wants to wake up each morning and love going to work. He also wants to help build the next anchor company in Boston, and by all accounts, he’s doing just that alongside Drift co-founders and start-up veterans, David Cancel and Elias Torres. As head of operations and talent at Drift, Pescosolido has hit the ground […]

6 Insights to Help You Supercharge Company Culture

How can you harness company culture to unlock business growth? Find out six powerful insights from CEO coach and life-long entrepreneur, Cameron Herold. 

3 Ways to Lose Your Best Employees

Employee turnover is costly for business. It’s even costlier when your best employees jump ship, leaving behind a void of skills and expertise. In fact, the departure of highly specialized professionals can cost a business 400 percent of an employee’s annual salary! And that doesn’t include the hidden costs of attrition like increased workload for other […]

3 Small Businesses Using Culture to Create Unique Employee Benefits

Which small businesses are leading the way with innovative employee benefits that reflect their company culture and core values? Keep reading to find out.

Holacracy: The New Management Framework Shaking Up the Workplace

No more managers. No more titles. A new management framework called 'holacracy' is shaking up the workplace. But is it right for your business?

7 Deadly HR Sins To Avoid

It’s tempting to assume that small businesses don’t have to worry about HR, but doing so could put your business in serious jeopardy.

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About the ACA

The Affordable Care Act is designed to reduce healthcare costs, expand coverage for the uninsured, and increase quality of care for people across the United States. Like most pieces of legislation, however, the ACA can be confusing, making it difficult for many businesses to comply with the law’s requirements. But come 2016, regardless of its […]