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Focus On People Over Tasks To Give Your New Role A Flying Start
Whether you’re promoted to a new role or just hired at a new company, It’s essential that you initially focus on people over tasks, says Liesbeth van der Linden.
The 3 + 1 Essential Success Skills Every Business Leader Should Master
Alex Brueckmann shares some of the critical skills and insights that every young entrepreneur needs to develop to create a thriving business and build a life filled with happiness.
Unique Obstacles LGBTQ+ Business Owners Face And How To Overcome Them
LGBTQ+ business owners face two key obstacles in building and maintaining a successful company: access and representation.
Is The Four-Day Work Week Here To Stay In The US?
Remote work, hybrid work, the right to disconnect, unlimited paid time off, and now, the modified 4-day workweek, are here to stay.
The Importance Of Giving Back To The Community
Leaders who believe in giving back to the community stand to build better businesses, stronger communities, and more meaningful legacies.
Why Believing In Your Own Vision Is Paramount To Success
If you’re looking to found your own business and make it successful, your own vision has to be paramount, says Mike Fata.
3 Tips For Learning To Trust Yourself & Unlocking Your Greatest Potential
Trust is an essential ingredient for happiness and a vehicle for expansion and growth. Ingrid Christensen shares three things that helped her develop trust.
Workday Microstressors Wearing You Down? Here’s How To Defuse Them
It’s not the big catastrophes that wear us down; it’s the combined impact of lots of smaller stressful events. Michael Frisina says these microstressors trap us in lower brain thinking where fear and anxiety reign. Here’s how to defuse them before they ruin our day.
Stop Interrupting People
Interrupting women is the norm in the business world, and it’s a disgrace. A tremendous amount of value is lost when people are constantly interrupted.
Why You Need To Develop Your Non-Technical Skills In Your Working Life
Make time for building relationships with others and working on your non-technical skills in your career. You will reap the rewards – both in terms of navigating your professional life more easily and progressing your career.
Innovating For Common Good
Innovation solves the issues society faces at each level, meeting demands of our physical safety, human collaboration, and social, cultural, and economic change.
What You Need To Know About The Short-Form Video Trend In 2023
Short-form videos are here to stay. They are an excellent way to communicate a message in a concise and engaging manner.
In Business, Treat Yourself And Others Well
It is too common to find leaders forgetting about their own wellbeing, says Thane Lawrie. CEOs need to take care of themselves as well.
Beyond “Us And Them”: A New Approach To Inclusion
While so many inclusion programs focus on fervent advocacy for single groups, inclusion should come from a “humanity” standpoint, says Amri B. Johnson.
Bulletproof Your Goals Through Gamification
Struggling to stay motivated and accomplish your goals? Gamification can make achieving your goals more engaging, rewarding, and fun.
4 Streaming Trends For Brands To Watch In 2023
As we approach 2023, advertisers will be exposed to even more opportunities to reach their target audiences via streaming television.
The Power Of The Network
Don’t be afraid of turning on the power of your network. After all, you miss all the shots you don’t take. But keep in mind, it is important to reach out to the right network.
We’re All Playing A Game. The First Step Is Making The Rules.
The most successful entrepreneurs are those who make moves that bring them closer to what they want — and those priorities are based on who they are rather than others’ idea of success.
3 Reasons To Pick A Specialty As A Realtor
It can be challenging to choose your niche in real estate. But targeting a narrow niche can help realtors gain a competitive edge over others.
Identifying What You Want To Change
Identifying what to change and trying new behaviors is the crux of growing as a communicator, argues Michelle Gladieux.
The Critical Shift In Corporate Gifting
The past decade has brought on a major change with corporate gifting, how companies perceive gifts, and the types of gifts their employees, vendors and clients enjoy.
4 Questions To Consider Before Investing In A Passive Income Opportunity
Litan Yahav shares the four questions you need to consider before investing in a passive income opportunity.
Are Your Efforts To Squelch Othering Perpetuating It?
Organizations want to create belonging for all. But when their DEI initiatives seem to uplift only historically marginalized identities, they can inevitably (and unintentionally) look like they are “othering” everyone else. Amri B. Johnson says it’s time to end the “us” and “them” paradigm for good.
My Prime Lesson: How I Learned To Always Make The Optimus Decision
Life is full of distractions when it comes to decision making. Fight the urge and stay the course to see your dreams come true, says Ben Kalkman.
Adapting To A New Work-Life Balance Post-Pandemic
Take time to identify and deploy best practices for remote and hybrid work, you'll flourish in the next normal with a new work-life balance.
Learning More Languages Could Benefit Your Business
Being bilingual — even in a language that’s not widely spoken — serves many benefits as an entrepreneur, says Mike Szczesny.
How To Feel Grateful When You Just… Don’t (A Thanksgiving Message for Tough Times)
While Thanksgiving is fast approaching, you may be feeling anything but grateful. Walter Bond explains how adopting a “shark-like” mindset can spark true thankfulness… even in hard times.
Dynamic Stars Co-Founder Brad Zackson’s Exclusive Tips For Purchasing Real Estate In A Tight...
What should you do when buying real estate in a tight market? Brad Zackson shares some tips to secure your investment.
4 Strategies To Mindfully Enhance Your Creativity
Mindfulness helps your creativity. Ronald A. Alexander shares four techniques to help you ignite your creativity.
How I Work Is As Important As What I Do. This Has Helped Me...
Building work spaces that honor living processes and relationships is essential to successful outcomes, says Libby Hoffman.