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How to Engage With Social Media

The culture of a workplace speaks volumes for how employees feel about a company. Companies with a culture of engagement are companies that attract and hold onto great employees.

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Are You Appreciated as a Leader?

Do you get the recognition you think you deserve? Are you putting in endless days and weeks only to feel overlooked as a leader? Do you feel that talent you have is unappreciated? Well join the club. This is a complaint heard round the world from leaders in all kinds of businesses. There are always reasons for this.

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What Employees Really Say About You

You talked about your boss, right? You probably talked about your boss a lot. Well then know this, you employees are talking about you, probably all the time. Regardless of how open you think things are in your business, there’s a lot that they will never say to you. Salary The first thing on their [...]

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How to Build Strong Teams

Building strong, effective teams is challenge number one for most businesses. It all comes down to assembling a collection of people who can work together to deliver the most effective outcome.

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Business Texting. Believe It Or Not…

Yes, business people text each other. They sure do. Welcome to our world. Here’s what you should know about business texting.

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The Right Way to Analyze the Competition

It’s essential to know everything you can about your competition and that means somehow using their products and services. If you offer identical items it isn’t the product you test, it how the competitor operates with that product. This can be difficult. You probably will have to enlist members of your staff. But rest assured, your competitors are checking your business out right now, as this is being written. It’s the name of the game.

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How to Assess Job Candidates

When hiring staff, rule one is to go slow. The scene is flooded with resumes, and not all resumes tell the real story.

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How to Run Your Business From a Smartphone or Tablet

It can be done. You can effectively operate your business without using a desktop or laptop. You can run a business using a smartphone or tablet, provided you have the right apps. Apps There are hundreds of thousands of apps available on all the major platforms combined. What you have to know is which ones [...]

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How Workaholics Anonymous Helps

There is an organization called Workaholics Anonymous. The requirement for all members is the desire to stop working compulsively.

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What Is Intellectual Property?

We hear the term all the time, but what exactly is intellectual property. Intellectual property refers to things created in your mind – written works, songs, designs, this is all intellectual property. Things you create are your intellectual property. WIPO The World Intellectual Property Organization is a United Nations agency that promotes the development of [...]

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How to Balance Your Work Life

Entrepreneurs learn quickly that there is no such thing as a 9 to 5 workday. There are both privileges and sacrifices involved with running a business.

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How to Ruin a Business

A few seemingly harmless things can contribute to undermining everything you’ve built in your business.

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Get Real

When you first start out it’s natural to expect things to be challenging, but still within reach. In reality, the challenges are usually bigger.

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What Every Entrepreneur Should Stop Doing

Too many new entrepreneurs waste time on things that never pay off. There is a learning curve to business.

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How To Use Trade Shows To Your Advantage

Trade shows can be very important to your business. 80 percent of the people attending trade shows are primary decision makers.

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What Makes a Great Entrepreneur?

Much is written about the qualities that set a few entrepreneurs apart. Much has been written here, on our own pages about it, but in the end it all comes down to a few important traits that the good ones all seem to share. If you really want to know the secrets of highly successful people read on.
They Have a Plan

They understand the importance of having a plan in place for everything they do. This is probably an unconscious trait, but it is one that sets them apart from so many others. They think things out and come to decisions via a process. That process differs from one to the other, but be sure, great entrepreneurs are process driven.

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How To Network With Important People

Networking is an essential part of running a business, but connecting with people of influence is the prize.

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