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.

4 Success Strategies I Took from the NFL to My Business

If football taught me anything about business, it's that you win the game one play at a time. It's an analogy I've used in the past. As a small business owner and entrepreneur, I face many of the same challenges I did on the field and I use similar strategies for tackling them.

A Veterans Day Special

According to the Kauffman Foundation, 45 percent of returning veterans start their own businesses. Veterans possess that unique combination of skills that makes them ideal entrepreneurs.

3 Things That Can Put You Out of Business

There are three simple things you must do to survive in business. None of them will put you out of business immediately. However, lack of attention in these three areas causes a slow death spiral and will eventually lead to business failure. Here are the things to pay attention to.

The Secrets to Resilience

“There’s only one thing that’s worse than having an unhappy childhood, and that’s having a too-happy childhood.” – Dylan Thomas Research shows that the majority of...

6 Secrets to Maximizing Your Day

When you're running your own business, you don't always have organized procedures in place to complete each project efficiently. You have to develop these...

5 Tips for When You’re Feeling Uninspired

Running a successful small business requires work ethic, creativity, organization and much more. With the amount of responsibility required to be an entrepreneur, it’s...

Why Leadership Coaching Works

More and more businesses are utilizing leadership coaches as part of an integral approach to developing key staff. When leaders get bogged down with...

If My Business Coaching Clients Did Everything I Told Them to Do

Coaching is when a qualified and trained individual works with you on a regular basis to help you find the truth within, which includes setting priorities and goals, identifying challenges to achieving the established goals, and improve your performance.

Oprah and Sheryl Sandberg’s Secrets to Success

When you think of a highly successful woman, who comes to mind? Oprah Winfrey? She’s usually pretty high up on the list of successful...

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