I'm a firm believer that, especially in business, you've gotta crawl before you walk. I certainly had to have $2K months before I had $10K months and had to sell less expensive, short term coaching packages before I booked six-month clients or high-end intensives.
Every entrepreneur will tell you that it takes hard work and persistence to be successful. In addition to loving what you do, continually learning from others and building a great team around you, one of the most important things you can do is build your personal brand and reputation.
Many turn to the internet. But for most small business owners that just opens a whole new set of questions and possible directions.
I once managed a guy named Tim (name changed). His work was strong and I considered him a key player on our team. But I noticed shortly after his two-year review that he was losing steam. His work was barely making it in on time, he was less collaborative in meetings, and folks were starting to wonder whether he was on his way out.
Surely there must be one or two African leaders who have the vision to take their country down the proven path of modernization via the development of a tradable goods manufacturing sector, providing a precedent for others to follow.
Federal financial laws have failed to keep up with the times and connect communities to much needed and deserved funding associated with the cannabis industry.
Ever find yourself in an organization or on a team that's struggling because of a leader's poor decision? You sit back and reflect on the leader personally and wonder why a savvy, experienced, and ordinarily capable person could make such a dumb decision.
I became a freelancer by accident. I quit my job at an agency, and was looking to find another agency job. My plan the day after I quit was to go to the library (don't laugh, this was the 90's) to learn how to write a resume. I was hired straight out of school, so I hadn't written one before.
As I read the Twitter feed responses to the Drake versus Meek Mill beef, all I could do was laugh out loud. With social media and rap's industry influence, major brands are taking note and weighing in. Featuring a picture of their chicken sandwich - White Castle posted:
How do you define success? Why are you bringing them into the business? Is it to dramatically increase revenue, for their back office expertise or perhaps to enable your company to expand into other areas?
When you put the mix of building blocks (and the building blocks themselves) in balance, you are more likely to create a win-win rather than a lose-lose strategy. To win more often, it would behoove marketers to think about applying Newton's 3rd law in their marketing strategies.
Small Business Administration,
Women In Business,
America's greatest innovators come from all states, not just from Silicon Valley. They can be students in Boise, a farmer in McMullen or a single parent in Anchorage. Unfortunately, securing the resources they need is often a daunting task.
American Business Act On Climate Pledge,
Bank Of America,
Marks & Spencer,
Paris Climate Negotiations,
We Mean Business,
Recall the stock market crash of 2008: when consumers are afraid, they don't buy products and they don't invest. As the impact of climate change gets worse, consumers may just stop spending. As temperature extremes worsen, they might just stay home.
I've realized that when I say I teach stock trading, people often assume that I'm talking about day trading. I have three types of trades that I teach , Swing Trading , Chart Trading, and Day Trading.
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This past week, I spent some time in the beautiful city of Denver, Colorado enjoying the Major League Soccer All-Star Game and supporting festivities. I've worked with the League in a range of capacities over the years and the relationship they continue to build with their fans impresses me every time I see it in action.
Lee Kuan Yew,
WorldPost Asia Pacific,
Singapore At 50,
SINGAPORE -- Singapore is one of the best places to be born in and to live in. Quite amazingly, a society destined to fail in 1965 has become one of the world's greatest success stories.
The art of leadership and the gift of being an incredible human being is to adopt the mindset of helping others get an A in life. It might make some of the most jaded among you bristle a bit to be "so nice" when all you want to do is be efficient by barking orders about what to do and how to be. In the long run, that is not efficient at all.
This post was originally posted on Unsettle.org I don't know when the shift happened. I went from thinking I could never quit my job to sitting down with my boss and confidently informing her that I would be traveling and therefore would be ending my contract....
We're excited to be responding to the demand of City Halls to improve how they govern, because we recognize that supporting better governing improves people's lives. That connection is something we already know works.