Small Business & Startups

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Being the CEO of a big company comes with plenty of perks. Having a beer shouted generally isn't one of them. Whether it's afterwork drinks, a networking conference or a lunch meeting with clients, they are usually the person expected to pick up the tab.

Here's why you should step in and offer to buy them a drink.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we're talking with Jonathan Plowright, CEO of hospitality training platform Typsy.

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Hi Lifehacker, My fiancé and her parents are looking to sell their beauty salon so they can open a coffee shop. To keep an income stream, they want to continue working in beauty from home with existing customers. Is this possible or are they subject to some form of goodwill when it comes to the clientele of the current business?

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Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we're talking with Kristo Käärmann, Co-founder of TransferWise.

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Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we're talking with Shendon Ewan, co-founder of Gobbill.

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If one of your New Year's resolutions (or dreams) is to get along better with a remote coworker, you aren't alone. Working with someone in the office every day and maintaining a great relationship can be hard on its own. When you add distance into the mix things can get a little hairier.

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Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we're talking with Robbie Sampson, CEO and Co-founder of OrbitRemit.

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Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we're talking with David Stewart, founder at InSite Logic.