Stereotypical salespeople are always selling. They're aggressive; they never take no for an answer; they are always supposed to be closing. But your best salespeople know when to stop selling.
For starters, let's stop calling Baltimore's angry young black men "thugs." I don't condone the actions of rioters or looters. It's terrible that po...
In 2010, daughter Dani moved out of the family home. Her mom, Tracey, wanted to make sure they kept on seeing one another regularly so she signed them up for a cake decorating class.
With southern charm comes a humble nature. While Atlanta has a number of great entrepreneurial success stories, very few were known nationally -- until recently.
If you want to achieve more in your life, business, and relationships, and set a vision for your life that gets you ecstatic to wake up each morning - meet Jairek Robbins.
Paresh Ghelani, the Chairman of BPG Motors, discusses the vast potential for innovation waiting to be utilized in India -- and the need to challenge Indian entrepreneurs.
There is a bias against solo founders in Startup Land. The conventional wisdom is that being an entrepreneur is so difficult that you shouldn't embark on it alone.
There are many stresses of being an entrepreneur of an emerging company. You worry about hitting your revenue goals. You worry about being viable or competitive in the marketplace. You worry about growing at a rate that's neither too fast nor too slow.
Developing a plan for the sale or transfer of the business is only part of the challenge for baby boomers who own businesses. Many owners may also need to adjust their business models in order to be able to sell or transfer ownership at all.
Sometimes I thought it would be a lot easier to give up on my dreams and go back to a career in finance. It certainly would have been easier -- but I wouldn't have been fully fulfilled. I vowed I would never, ever give up on my dream.
And while you may find comfort in the moment, the spiraling effect of this negativity and self-pity will result in a lens through which you start to view everything around you. Now imagine an alternative mindset and action plan that you commit to embracing that propels you forward and positions you as an example for others to follow.
The data is compelling. Organizations with more women in leadership roles do better on a wide range of criteria -- innovation, performance and profit -- as compared to companies with fewer women leaders.
The New Orleans story is special. And while we hope it can inspire other communities, our goal is not to be the next Silicon Valley, or next New York, or the next Boston. We are creating the NEXT New Orleans.
So many business leaders will find that their careers are improved by giving back. Here are a few things to make your business more attuned to benevolence, and what being philanthropic as a business leader can do for you.
This is my public declaration that I will no longer stand for the bullying of myself or anyone else. I choose to not be a victim and will not be staying silent any longer. The mean girl mentality is not ok as children, in high school, and certainly not as adults.
Shhhh! Did you hear that? There it goes again. It's a faint whisper. I can barely make it out, but I think it's your calling! What's a calling you ask -- it's the reason why you were born.