The Pros and Cons of Starting a Business While Having a Job

If you’re stuck doing some black and white Dilbert-like office drudgery, it can be hard to imagine enjoying a life of color and enjoyment outside of that corporate monotony. Sure, you have your own idea for a business, but you’re sure that you’ll never be able to follow through on it. After all, when you’reContinue reading “The Pros and Cons of Starting a Business While Having a Job”

Do Not Confuse Leadership and Friendship

It is a fallacy to think that leadership necessitates being a cold, emotionally distant individual above it all. On the contrary – one of the most important ingredients in creating a positive corporate culture is connecting with your employees. It is by walking and fighting amongst his men that Henry V in Shakespeare’s play isContinue reading “Do Not Confuse Leadership and Friendship”

How to Avoid Harmful Leadership Situations

If you’re a sports fan, you know all too well the lasting harm that can be done to a team from having the wrong coach, manager, GM, or owner at the helm. It can be enough to leave even the most successful franchise in a quagmire for decades. If you’re a businessperson, you know theContinue reading “How to Avoid Harmful Leadership Situations”

Why Better Business Bureau Reviews Still Matter

Once upon a time, the Better Business Bureau was a standard by which businesses were measured, and businesses knew it. They sought good reviews and knew how important it was to secure them. Today, SEO articles and evaluations rule the web. Even so, even in the SEO world, the BBB remains as vital for theContinue reading “Why Better Business Bureau Reviews Still Matter”

Actions for Business Success

If you have a dream to start a business, you might be wondering how you can make it a reality. You’ve read your fair share of self-help articles in this regard, but you are still uncertain as to what to do and how you can best realize your dreams. Starting a business is an activeContinue reading “Actions for Business Success”

Why Some Leaders Are Left Behind

You put in your hours and effort day after day at work. You give your all to the company. You’re also the one that’s consistently passed over for promotion. What are you doing wrong? It’s a sad fact that far too often, deserving managers are passed over simply because they fail to stand out toContinue reading “Why Some Leaders Are Left Behind”

Educational Content Is Good for Business

As the saying goes, Knowledge is Power – but for whom? In the business world, the answer is for both consumers and customers alike. On the consumer side of things, it can help them to have a clearer idea as to the products and services offered and whether or not they suit their needs. This,Continue reading “Educational Content Is Good for Business”

Show Your Team That You Value Them

No one makes it to the top alone, you need help. That means you need team members, which means you need to show them that you care. One of the biggest mistakes managers and CEOs make is overlooking the people in the trenches. Without your team, you’re nothing, and you need to show them youContinue reading “Show Your Team That You Value Them”

Ways Leaders Can Remedy Occupational Burnout

What do promising pitchers, opera singers, and business professionals all have in common? They are all far too susceptible to burning themselves out early, or wrecking their careers later. Pitchers are throwing harder and faster than ever before, which puts more strain on their bodies, thus leading to more of them tearing ligaments and requiringContinue reading “Ways Leaders Can Remedy Occupational Burnout”

Prove the Value of Business Development

If you have ever found yourself in the position of having to sell a company on the concept of business development, chances are you have been asked one question in particular: “What is business development?” Part of the reason why this question can be hard to answer even for people who work in the industryContinue reading “Prove the Value of Business Development”

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