Author: Shannon Williams

When asked to write an article about defining success, I started in the most obvious place—a dictionary. Thanks to the handy Google Knowledge Graph, I only had to search the term to learn that success is “the accomplishment of an aim or purpose.” Too broad...

At one point, the symbol # replaced the word “number” or indicated a note one-half step higher in music. However, in social media, users have adopted this sign as a way of linking tweets, posts, and pictures together. If your business plans to enter the...

“Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.” In 1939, Peter Drucker published his first major work, The End of Economic Man, and started to change the way organizations run. He encouraged companies to perform...

I never heard of Snapchat, a video messaging application, until the end of 2013. I understand why it hadn’t made it on my radar. I wasn’t jumping to add more social media to my life when I already had Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, and LinkedIn....

At the end of 2014, Rebecca Vaughn recapped a year at Boostability and hoped that 2015 would prove just as great—or even better. I dare say that 2015 clobbered 2014. In its sixth year of operation, Boostability took another step toward solidifying its company culture....

Brace yourselves, because I’m about to give my opinion on something, and you may disagree so strongly that you’ll want to send the Hulk after me. Iron Man is not my favorite Avenger. Tony Stark obviously provides great comic relief (case in point: “Is no one going...

Admit it. At one point or another, you were curious enough about your online presence to Google your own name. You might have been delighted to see your resume pop up or a newspaper article mentioning a prestigious accomplishment. Or you may have noticed an...

As much as I appreciate a great book-to-film adaptation, I have serious fatigue from the trend of splitting the last installment of a franchise into two parts. Sure, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Part 2 are brilliant, but they set a...

Let’s face it: whenever you need something, you search for it online. We used to go to the department store to try on running shoes. Now we’re logging on to Zappos and taking advantage of their no-questions-asked return policy if something goes wrong. We used to ask...

It’s the final countdown. We are two days away from the return of the much-loved and gone-too-soon series, Arrested Development. Of course, this means that many of us at Boostability, myself included, have been binge watching the first three seasons so the running jokes are...