According to several recent reports, job satisfaction for employees is at an all-time low. An online survey published earlier this year found that nea...
No longer can we afford the small-minded view of disconnected self-interest. Because we are all in this together, we all win together and we all lose together. A conscious entrepreneur takes a wide view of the stockholders of their business, which includes everyone directly and indirectly affected by corporate decisions and policies.
The allure of starting a business is strong. That's part of the American dream for many, especially those in their 50s and older who are looking to leave their lifelong jobs in the corporate world or retire from a small-to-midsize company. The reality is that 27 percent of start up businesses fail within the first year and are at continued risk after that first year.
2014 may be winding down, but employers are ramping up hiring as they add seasonal employees during the holidays and look ahead to 2015.
There's so much more potential we can tap into, so much more that social can do, across virtually every aspect of our businesses. That's as true for small companies as it is for large enterprises.
SEO strategies have changed a lot over the past few years. With such a large focus now on attracting high quality brand mentions it requires getting other websites to talk about you. Creating this buzz requires a PR approach, and one could even argue that PR needs to be part of the "new" search engine optimization era.
At the forefront of this initiative is second term Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages and his Democratic Minority Caucus colleagues, Legislators Kevan Abrahams and Siela Bynoe.
Officially a month into my new business venture, I've fully immersed myself in my company. While each day is an incredible learning experience, I've certainly felt a vast range of emotions over the past few weeks (and I'm sure there is more to come).
Yes, clearly, some businesses are a bust. However, you don't have to ever join their ranks. There are some things you can do now to put and keep your business on the right track.
Successful entrepreneurs view failure as a momentary set back, not a business-ending event. When you experience failure, realize it's not the end of the world and determine to come back even stronger because of it.
When I'm confronted with a challenge, I keep this advice in mind and I take the time to think through solutions when there isn't one immediately available. I do the hard work of figuring out how something can be done to get better results and save time in the long run.
Remember that for most business books, the book itself is not going to make you money -- it's the business that it may attract, the professional credibility it will build for you, and the platform it can develop.
You see, every single one of us has had a breakdown moment. Some of us have them once a year or once a month or even every day. It's imperative that we come to the realization that breakdowns are a catalyst for positivity.
Success is not an overnight phenomenon. It requires a unique set of skills built over time. While there is no manual outlining what makes someone successful, the most successful entrepreneurs in the world seem to share these 7 habits.
Dell has one of the more intriguing entrepreneurial histories, going from the fabled dorm room start-up, through growing the company and taking it public, stepping down as CEO, coming back as CEO, then leading it back to its current private iteration. Living through all these changes would seem to provide him with a business perspective not available to many other people.
Mary Barrett Costello is no ordinary entrepreneur, she's extraordinary by all rights. She has built an empire that consist of 3 restaurants, a massive catering business, a haunted house, and more than 325 employees.