Austin Ries

Recovering journalist, currently struggling weekend-guitarist, and full-time storyteller at Zoho. You can follow him on Twitter (@austintries), Instagram or send him an email at austin.ries@zohocorp.com.

What Businesses Can Learn from Arcade Fire

The first time I heard the name Arcade Fire was in February 2011 at the 53rd Grammy Awards. The indie-rock band not only performed, but...

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Are Small Business Incubators the Future?

I’ve been to Las Vegas once in my life. A group of friends and I made the trip in November 2009 to celebrate a close friend’s bachelor...

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Could You Work at a “Bossless” Office?

The modern workplace is at it again. Every day there’s a story about another company throwing conventional office rules out the window — no dress...

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Small Business Stories You Might Have Missed

It’s time for another installment in our ongoing series, “Small Business Stories You Might Have Missed.” At Zoho, we hope this series is helping you...

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The 5 Types of Candidates You Should Know About

By now you know that recruiting an ideal candidate for your company is more than just looking at his or her resumé and cover letter, or...

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Stress is Part of the Job: Handle it Like a Pro

We have a fun and relaxed environment here at the Zoho Austin office. From group lunches to inside jokes and the occasional game of ping...

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Small Business Stories You Might Have Missed

Welcome back to our ongoing series geared toward getting you the stories and information you need to improve your small business. As a small business owner, you...

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Want Loyal Customers? You Have to Earn Them

I was stuck in traffic the other morning going to work. The right lane was closed for construction so the approaching vehicles were all corralling...

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Small Business Stories You Might Have Missed

The amount of information that comes across our computer, smartphone or tablet screen on a daily basis is overwhelming. Photos, and videos, and status updates,...

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Laptops, and Tablets, and Phones! Oh My!

As necessary as it is to daily life and my job, part of me is annoyed with our culture’s dependency on technology. Annoyed with sitting in...

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