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How to Adapt a Business during Challenging Times

Our CEO, Rob MacLean, was recently a guest on Entrepreneur’s #1 podcast, the Playbook hosted by best-selling author and entrepreneur, David Meltzer.  Topics included adopting a remote working environment while staying efficient, the “simple combination” of three traits he looks for when hiring and the difference between building a business and building a company The pair also discussed the true size and scope of loyalty programs and the economics behind them.

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