Leadership is influencing and motivating others to work towards an established goal that furthers their organization and/or movement. Where there is any strong leader, there is a group of followers willing to be led. As such, it is the leader ‘s responsibility to establish goals to measure the progress of their leadership, in turn allowing […]
The issue of stress in the workplace is becoming a growing concern amongst managers and organizations everywhere. Workloads are on the rise, and in order to accommodate, so are the hours being put in by employees. Organizational structure prevents managers from addressing stress in high levels outside of the realm of the organization.
Well, you know that stuff doesn’t work in the real world.? That’s the problem when you start working on improving yourself in any way, you always have naysayers. The naysayers are the people who don’t believe they can do anything to improve their skills in their business. I will share with you why the naysayers […]
As someone developing my new small business in my spare time, my radar is zoning in on the realities of running your own business. I’m lucky enough to have just returned home after a great bank holiday weekend away with my lovely family. However, on holiday I came across small business owners cutting their own […]
Do you dread the thought of talking to strangers? Hate going to industry parties? Have a fear of rejection? Let’s face it, you need to network in this economy in order to get (or keep) the perfect job; but sometimes it looks as though the social individuals (extraverts) are the only ones moving ahead.
I think businesses should grow up. I don’t mean “it would be nice if it happened.” I mean we should all, every one of us, expect our businesses to grow up and start giving back to us and to the world around us.
Do any of these phrases represent your situation? Many if not all mompreneurs try to battle against time in order to achieve their daily goals. Time waits for no one.
It was happy hour on Friday afternoon: I was ordering my favourite entree from Brassii on King, as I waited for my associate to join me. As she came staggering in the restaurant like Beatrix Kiddo in Kill Bill, I knew something was wrong. She went on to rant about her slave driver boss – […]
Before I discuss this subject we need to look at why you need to arm yourself with questions before seeking an advisor. Before we look at that I need to give you my own background so you know this advice is creditable.
We drove out of the airport at 9pm into the deep Kenyan night, so much blacker this near the equator. The driver did 5-20mph because anything more would have broken the suspension on the Land Rover.
On the way from the Charleston airport to speak at a conference last Thursday evening. I engaged our cabbie in conversation, which of course always gets around to food. I asked what seafood he liked since he lived on the coast, and his first response was “I don’t eat shrimp.”
The problem with experts and gurus is they already know everything. If you ask them for help, you’ll often get stale, static advice based on a narrow view, bad assumptions and old ideas. How do you find good advice? Get an advisor, not an expert.
The popular media have devoted countless hours to storylines that portray fraud in the workplace as an important plot device. From the early TV series Perry Mason and Arrest and Trial to the ubiquitous “ripped from the headlines” stories of the Law and Order…
Are you exhausted from working IN your business? Many business owners struggle to grow their businesses, but not because they did not have the right tools. Most in fact, have all the tools they need, but are not using them strategically or consistently.
There are really only two fundamental driving forces in business. One of them can be helpful but is short lived, but the other one can make you very successful for decades.
Interpreting and utilizing body language is an invaluable tool in any situation, especially at work. From an interview to your everyday job, the following will provide you with tips to help you stand out from the crowd.