Startup vs. Pandemic: Farmgirl Flowers’ Fight for Survival

At the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, “non-essential” businesses across the United States were shuttered as part of quarantine measures. Many of these businesses are now gone forever, driven under by fixed costs even while closed for business. The closures have brought about a historic level of unemployment, and overall economic recovery will likely take […]

How To Get What You Really Want in a Negotiation

Negotiations are something most people dread- and everyone does. Entire professions are centered on the ability to extract value from relationships, which may or may not be adversarial; all of us negotiate almost daily with partners, children, and colleagues. From buying a car to setting the course of your entire career to averting war, negotiation […]