Jeremy Kingsley, author of the new book Inspired People Produce Results: How Great Leaders Use Passion, Purpose and Principles to Unlock Incredible Growth, has some important insights into the role of purpose in leadership.
Entrepreneurs routinely get solicited by insurance agents for a business owners policy (BOP). In this article, we will take a look at what a business owners’ policy (BOP) is and why you may need one.
Most people say they don’t completely trust that their advisor is always acting in their best interests. Chris Hobart, CEO and founder of Hobart Financial Group says these 3 questions can help you find about the person you rely on to handle your finances.
Striving to make your organization "one big happy family" won't create the workplace utopia you hope for. Here, Daniel F. Prosser explains what a patriarchy is, why it's bad for your company, and how to tell if you've created one.
People may come to Etsy for its unusual and novel wares, but they also look for the personality and humanity behind the products.
Transforming from an entrenched and unworkable generational disconnect into a dynamic organization able to face 21st century challenges collaboratively requires key actions, says Kelly Riggs and Robby Riggs, co-authors of "Counter Mentor Leadership: How to Unlock the Potential of the 4-Generation Workplace".
While pricing is not the only factor that is considered for choosing a right control panel, Greg Rockwood, the community and PR manager at Softsys Hosting, suggests looking at a few important aspects to consider while choosing the right panel which helps you in mitigating your hosting management.
To grow your user base and stand out from your rivals, following these steps from Colin Simpson, project manager at BlueKite Apps could potentially build you a successful mobile-based startup business.
The answer to the worker misclassification problem is setting up a legislature to describe exactly when a company can define a worker as a freelancer and what their benefits or regulations should be.
Internships can be mutually beneficial to both the intern and the employer, especially if you recruit the best candidates for your specific business.
In addition to addressing the needs of loyal customers, your brand should also have the capacity to attract new clients. In the e-commerce industry in particular, much of these efforts will hinge upon a robust online presence that ensures your brand is where your customers are, says JR Reichl, Senior Director, Marketing Communications at Hostway Services, Inc.
Branding is without a doubt one of the most important aspects of building and growing a company. Luigi Pannozzo, Managing Director of Gazeboshop shares his views on company branding.
To become a good listener, there are a few things you can change immediately to become a person everyone, especially potential customers, will love talking to about anything. Rory J. Clark, creator and innovator of Focus Selling, explains.
Peter J. Strauss, author of “The Business Owner’s Definitive Guide to Captive Insurance Companies“ shares three stages of entrepreneurial evolution, and how personal and team growth can inspire the same evolution within a client’s company.
Job descriptions must be created first and then posted in such a way that they will both attract attention and bring results in the form of applicants, says Scholley Bubenik, author of "People Power: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Managing Human Capital".
When you’re running a legacy business — or any company, for that matter — it’s incredibly important to keep pace with consumer trends, says Kelly Bosetti, CEO and founder of CEA Marketing.
Closing deals and increasing sales can be challenging in the best of times, but with the ongoing recession, it's even tougher for sales reps to hit their goals. David Mattson, CEO of Sandler Training, offers five sales survival tactics for struggling companies.
Joseph Callaway spotlights eight behaviors that, unbeknownst to you, might be keeping your company out of first place.
You might have read information about the benefits of offering training to your employees. But business owners and directors need to undergo training too, perhaps even before they reach the point of hiring staff.
Although public speaking is one of the most common phobias and is often accompanied by dread and worry, relax, because you can learn to deliver an entertaining and educational presentation that holds the audience’s attention. Topher Morrison, author of "The Book on Public Speaking" shares ten of his best tips improve your public speaking skills.
Every successful business idea had a strategically written business plan. Nemanja Zunic shares some rules for writing a great business plan.
Ed Hess says the old, fear- and ego-based ways of working and leading won’t survive in the Digital Age. If your workplace doesn’t meet these four criteria, you may be on your way out.
If you think your customers exist solely to “buy your stuff,” you’re missing a huge part of the picture. Bill Lee, author of The Hidden Wealth of Customers, says your customers are uniquely equipped to influence your product development, sing your praises, and even close sales for you. He describes seven things they can do better than you.
How does a leader overcome conflict and other major issues that impede progress? Author of "The Journey of Not Knowing" Julie Benezet shares seven ways for leaders to face the future in a world of divisive politics, shifting expectations, and constantly looming unknowns.
Keep your intellectual property safe by taking necessary steps during your startup process.
One of the issues however that appears to hamper growth or even attract investors is the acceptance of some of the lulls that come in the off season. Ted Karkus, CEO of Prophase Labs shares his thoughts on how you can change your business model in order to mitigate or leverage seasonal demand.