Posts Tagged ‘leadership’

How Emotional Intelligence Can Make You a Better Leader

Katie Lundin | June 22nd, 2017

  A leader has a difficult but important job: leading a team of unique individuals to follow a single vision and to motivate them to work collaboratively toward a common goal. Not all leaders can do this effectively. Why do some leaders succeed while others fail? Although there are some exceptions, most great leaders succeed […]

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Reliable Strategies To Help Your Business Handle a PR Crisis

Amanda Bowman | June 19th, 2017

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. – Winston Churchill If you run a business – even a small one – you are regularly communicating with the public. Most of the time, the communications […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #297 – Terrific Reads For Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers and Designers!

Amanda Bowman | June 16th, 2017

As graduation season comes to a close, I like to reflect on Michael Lewis’ Princeton Baccalaureate speech from 2012. I know that I have been handed plenty of cookies, and sharing them has never been more important as we become increasingly connected to one another. Now, we hope you enjoy another great set of links […]

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5 Key Traits That Make Women Successful Entrepreneurs

Arielle Kimbarovsky | June 14th, 2017

Despite talk of a level playing field for women and men, the facts suggest that we still have a long way to go. Women comprise only a small percentage of executives at Fortune 500 companies, are less likely to start a venture capital funded company, and continue to trail men when it comes to compensation […]

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15 Must Watch YouTube Channels for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Arielle Kimbarovsky | June 9th, 2017

Video content is becoming more and more popular. Last year, video continued to skyrocket in popularity and represents 74% of all online traffic in 2017. In fact, studies suggest that people prefer video content to written content, and are more likely to learn from it. For entrepreneurs, this is important because they are constantly working on […]

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5 Scientifically Proven Ways To Improve Your Focus and Concentration

Amanda Bowman | May 22nd, 2017

Anyone looking to maximize their productivity, achieve goals, and advance their career must learn how to focus their attention and eliminate distractions. Distractions in our modern day work environments abound; learning to direct your attention amongst the endless chatter in our lives is crucial to success. There are many different strategies that can help minimize […]

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6 Tips to Help You Build a Great Team For Your Small Business or Startup

Arielle Kimbarovsky | May 17th, 2017

Image source: rawpixel.com No matter what kind of business you own or the size of that business, chances are you’ll need a team of employees supporting you as you develop and grow your company. A team is a group of people who share a common purpose and a common goal or set of goals. A […]

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Use Science To Avoid Bad Business Decisions

Ross Kimbarovsky | May 16th, 2017

If you’ve recently made a bad decision (or a baker’s dozen of them), you are not alone. Not a single person is immune from making bad decisions. Humans make mistakes. Let’s face it, even though we often deny it, we have inherently imperfect judgment. Anxiety, stress and fear can easily distort our choices. In fact, […]

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7 Smart Ways to Increase Brand Awareness for Your Business

Amanda Bowman | May 15th, 2017

Brand awareness reflects the degree to which customers or potential customers can recognize or recall a brand and correctly associate that brand with a specific product or service. Creating brand awareness is one of the key components in promoting a product or service. In his article “The Brand Formula”, entrepreneur and marketer Seth Godin explains […]

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Don’t Let Burnout Stall Your Career: The 5 Best Tips for Preventing Burnout

Katie Lundin | May 5th, 2017

  ‘Burnout.’ We’ve all heard of it. But, what does it mean to be burned out? And why should you care? Well, burnout is not a matter to be taken lightly; and can pose a serious threat to your career. In her book The Power of Slow: 101 Ways to Save Time in Our 24/7 […]

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