An Unexpected Leadership Lesson from Nelson Mandela

There has been much written and discussed this past year about late South African leader and political icon Nelson Mandela. The recent death of this extraordinary man prompted me to reflect on an important lesson I learned when reading about him a few years back.

How Not To Lead

As much as a business owner should focus on the right behaviors, it is also important to be aware of the wrong behaviors. With few ways to succeed in business and a thousand ways to mess up, evidence suggests that people are more likely to remember what you did wrong than what you did right.

Can You Power Your Business with Renewable Energy?

Here’s something you need to know about your next group of customers, Generation Z: they’re worried about the environment. In a 2017 study, 89% of...

5 Success Practices of Ultra-Effective Business Teams

It takes an effective team to attract and serve a community in business these days. With real-time online reviews and feedback via the Internet,...

9 Tips for Scaling Your Business from Successful Entrepreneurs

The difference between a small business or startup and a successful and profitable company typically boils down to time and experience. But, there are...

8 Habits of Respected Businesswomen

Women get a bad rap in the work world, and we don't have to look much further than pop culture for examples. Fortunately, executives like Facebook COO and Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg are fostering an important discourse that is reaching female and male executives alike to spark change.

Can You Really “Do It All?” Promises of Productivity

Amber Naslund, the SVP of a social intelligence company has a blog called "Brass Tack Thinking." In her post titled, "My Crazy Productivity Secrets"...

10 Tips to Keep Your Team Positive

Your sales and customer service team are the primary customer contact for every business. What does their attitude say about your company? If some of your team are not communicating the message you want, here are 10 questions to ask yourself to ensure they stay positive, focused on message and deliver an exceptional customer service experience.

3 Ways to Be a Better Boss

If you genuinely care about your role as boss to your staff, you'll be open to making changes to continually improve your management techniques to keep your team happy, reduce turnover, and keep your business operating smoothly.

How to Provide Healthy Food Options for Your Employees

Healthy employees are happier, more productive employees. While you do not want to be the food police at your company, you want your employees...

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