The Tao of Entrepreneurship

Wu wei (無 爲) is often translated as non-action, and entrepreneurs seemingly couldn't be further from this Taoist ideal. Yet, Sifu Adam Mizner may have a better translation of wu wei: non-preference. Preference,...

Smaller Teams are More Productive Than Larger Ones

Back in 2013, Gallup released a report titled “The State of the American Workplace,” which stated that smaller companies tend to have more active,...

Continuing the Cycle: How to Develop the Skills of Future Leaders

In our last article, we discussed building your change management plan. Now let’s discuss how to continue the cycle and develop the skills of future leaders. Maintaining...

3 Myths About Successful Startup Cultures

We've all read the stories about the hot new startups making waves in their industry—and how they're doing it from colorful beanbag chairs in a once-destitute warehouse on the south side of town.

The Value of High Impact Discussions at a Corporate Retreat

If you are in this situation and you have to plan a corporate retreat, you should think about new ways of entertaining your staff. As you well know, happy employees are more productive.

Rinse and Repeat: Revitalizing Your Business

Here’s a statement that you never thought would apply to your business planning. Sometimes we get stuck in the muck with our marketing, product,...

3 Ways to Improve Your Leadership Aptitude

Being a leader is not the same as being a manager. Let’s consider how to become a better leader—especially for those who are not...

Why You Should Consider Hiring Job Hoppers

As someone who was once considered a ‘job hopper’ myself, I know the sinking feeling that accompanies a recruiter’s negatively framed question about moving...

One Way to Kill Bad Habits One Small Step at a Time

Every entrepreneur I know has a few bad habits they intended to overcome a long time ago, such as micromanaging, or failure to get...

Make Sure Your Meetings Are Effective

Meetings are a symptom of bad organization. The fewer meetings the better. ~Peter Drucker As we look forward to a new year, consider letting 2016 be...

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