There Will Be Some Tethering

Imagine sitting in your dentist’s chair, the sharp end of a blade hovering just above your face, mere inches away from making contact. At...

How Important is Communication in the Workplace?

Workplace communication is vital for any business to run successfully. It doesn’t matter if you’re offering a trade, you sell stock online or you’re...

Get Your Presentation on with These Hot Tips

These steps can help fine tune your presentations if you haven't already incorporated them into your style. They're not major innovations but a reminder of the basics you can add or revisit in your next set of presentations.

The Power of Parables

If you have real stories that demonstrate behaviors you want to see modeled in your organization attributes, especially when imbued with emotional impact, they are priceless.

10 Skills an Entrepreneur Needs to Get Things Done

Getting things done effectively in a startup requires total individual and team accountability. You can't afford excuses and multiple people doing the same job.

Don’t Make Assertions That Will Later Prove Untrue

Sometimes it is easy for someone at the top of an organization to make a statement that, in the enthusiasm of the moment or to make a point, crosses the line between fact and fiction.

4 Key Traits of Great Business Leaders

Steve Jobs once said: “Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.” If you are about...

How to Say “No” With a Smile and Save Your Startup

Entrepreneurs have to know when and how to say ‘no,' and be good at delivering the message. All startup leaders are besieged with requests for their time, attention, talent, money, or influence, and sometimes even good requests won't fit into the time and energy you have available.

Why Creating Change Requires an Emotional Connection

Why change? Should you change? Is it time to make a change? If not now, when? These are all questions organizations struggle with all...

How to Write Emails That Will Be Read

Running a small business is always connected with extensive email communication, which include—on the sender side—mainly distributing offers and strict business-to-business dealings. The question is how to make electronic correspondence interesting enough to be read by a potential customer or business partner. Here are a few tips.

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