Customers Appreciate Green Businesses and It’s Easier Than You Think

Consumers are making more informed choices about what they choose to purchase, compared to a decade ago. More people than ever are looking at...

5 Expectations Your Team Has for You as a Leader

Leaders help to create powerful, cohesive teams that enable organizations to achieve their targets. Part of being a great leader is understanding what the members of your team expect from you. You can use that knowledge to become a better leader and make them an even stronger team that can achieve anything.

6 Tips for Creating a Professional Work Environment

It's no surprise that an employee's attitude can make a huge difference on his or her work. As a manager and leader, you should strive for a positive work environment while helping your employees develop into essential components of the overall team.

9 Eco-Friendly Business Ideas You Should Consider for Your Startup

Eco-friendly businesses are becoming more common. This is because more consumers are demanding that companies behave in a socially responsible way. An eco-friendly business...

7 Ways to Encourage Knowledge Sharing Within Your Company

Sharing knowledge can be frightening for some people, especially if it is something new in an organization, so you can't always count on it to just happen on its own.

10 Steps to Accountability

Early in my career, my boss gave me what he called "The 10 Commandments" to personal and team success. It was a laminated, front-and-back, wallet-size card with 10 statements on each side. One side was titled "10 Steps to Accountability" and the other side was "10 Steps to Right Person, Right Place, and Right Time."

Handling Competition: Do’s and Don’ts

When you first started your business, you looked at your competitors with the eye of an upstart. But what do you do when a new competitor arises—and suddenly you are the old establishment? The new competitor is eyeing your customers, your employees, and your profits. You can’t afford to make a mistake.

Team Building Tips for Founders

Founding a successful startup is a task that can easily overwhelm—unless the entrepreneur has built an excellent support team. If you think you can go-it-alone, you are sadly mistaken.

Organized Options: How to Become a More Effective Employee

Back in 2008, America’s financial crisis left hundreds of thousands of people scrambling for work. It also forced many workers to reevaluate their worth...

Never Embarrass Your Employees

It takes a long time to build trust with your staff but not very long at all to tear it down. By far, the easiest way to lose the trust of your staff is to embarrass them.

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