Since women have known and done this all along, their winning strategy is not to try to be more like men, but to be authentically themselves. They just need to do a better job of telling the world what they are doing and, well, why.
No matter how you look at it, no matter which field you are in, no matter how brilliant your ideas are, success is a team sport.
The holiday season provides the perfect excuse to do something nice for your customers.
My grandmother raised four kids, and became a single parent when my grandfather passed on and my younger uncle was a tender 14. Learning to become profitable was not something she even thought about. She was "savvy" before savvy was a "business" household name.
Given the rise in Internet-related commerce, perhaps never before has the high school-aged human been so valuable to the work force and subsequently had so much opportunity.
I was in a place in my business that I had to prove to myself that I could actually make money. Quite frankly I had to convince my husband as well. I decided it was time for a challenge - a benchmark. It was time to get serious.
Small businesses are Little Engines That Do. They think they can, they know they can―and they're right.
There's a new health adage out now: "Sitting is the new smoking." So I increased my workouts one day a week, I swapped my backpack for a pannier that clips to my commuter bicycle, and set to build a standing desk.
Taking extra steps this holiday season will ensure that your employees, and your business, are safe as you celebrate your achievements.
The important goal of self-assessment is to identify what your comfort zone and weaknesses are when leading your team. By learning more about your own personality and leadership styles, you will naturally become more aware of the other styles and the strengths and weaknesses that exist within them.
For our veteran entrepreneurs, in addition to their selfless dedication to country what has stood out to me is their ability to harness the discipline and lessons learned during their time in the military, and then apply those traits to become successful entrepreneurs.
Corporate retreats have transformed to perform a vital service for businesses that ultimately generates more revenue without the wastefulness of past generations.
Delegation shouldn't be looked at only as a means for get things done. It has great potential as a teaching tool at all levels of an organization. It recognizes employees as being capable of responsibility, and creates team players.
By taking a proactive approach to your sales department, you can ensure your company profits from holiday spending frenzies and gains a new, loyal customer base in the process.
Ever thought about becoming an entrepreneur or creating a startup? If so you are in good company. Some the brightest have also opted to sacrifice everything to stand on a limb for a dream.
The notion that the definition of quality should encompass not only how a product looks, feels, and functions, but also how it was made, is spreading. This viewpoint is certainly not the norm in America, but it is something that continues to gain traction among the educated and thoughtful consumer.