Thinking Aloud

Home Thinking Aloud Page 2

Putting Your Vision Into Action: The Power Of Influence, Inspiration, And Intention 

Influence, inspiration, and intention. They are the three necessary factors you must activate inside yourself first before you’ll ever be able to activate it in others, argues Christan Hiscock.

Irreconcilable Money Differences? 5 Ways To Resolve Issues Between Spouses

Here are five ways for couples to address financial issues positively before they cause major problems in a spousal relationship.

Work-From-Home Scams And The Future Of The Hybrid Workplace

Navigating the job market during the pandemic can be challenging for job seekers, but finding the right hybrid environment pays dividends. Always be mindful of scams veiled in supposed opportunity.

The Common Phrase That Causes Imposter Syndrome

Curtis Morley argues that entrepreneurs are all imposters. As entrepreneurs, they often find themselves in uncharted territory and hence are figuring it out as they go.

How To Keep Employees From Joining The ‘Great Resignation’

Worried that your best employees will hastily break away from your organization at the first opportunity? Jeanet Wade shares her thoughts.

Kicking Ass In A Corset: The Jane Austen Toolkit For Every Entrepreneur In A...

Andrea Kayne shares the principles of Austen’s six heroines that every entrepreneur should keep in her toolkit.

Why Diversifying Your Income Gives You More Opportunities In The Long Run

Henry Ma discuss several ways you can diversify your income and use it to unlock a greater number of future opportunities.

What Peeling An Orange Can Teach Us About Designing New Products

Navigating new venture design in a market like this is almost like peeling a tough orange, says Aayush Gupta, Venture Designer at Create.

4 Reasons Why You Should Let Your Employees Nap During The Workday

Allowing employees to nap at work might seem like every company owner’s worst nightmare. But Mark Zhang of Manta Sleep says it improves productivity.

How Dancing Tango Improves Teamwork

Many businesses are exploring dancing´s socializing aspects to improve team performance. Anita Flejter, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Ultimate Tango, shares more.

Work Life In A Post Pandemic World

Mark Williams, CEO of Brokers International shares some strategies that will help your organization’s transition to post-pandemic life be smoother and more productive.

Putting People First Can Help You Discover What’s Possible

Ross Morel, CEO of Frogslayer - a custom software development and digital innovation firm - shares his experience of building his company around people.

Here’s What You’re Getting Into When You Meet People On Video Chats

The wild and wonderful world of random video chats can be an experience that’s both eye-opening and entertaining. 

Gaming And Advertising: Two Divergent Worlds Converging

Recent progress in gaming technology and business models represent an unprecedented opportunity that advertisers can no longer ignore, argues Alan Ngai of Bidstack.

Why Scaling A Company Entirely Of Freelancers Can Be Good For Your Business

Though many employers remain averse to hiring freelancers due to the potential risks of non-commitment and missed deadlines, Ginni Saraswati of Ginni Media believes the risks are far outweighed by the potential benefits.

A Working Mom Caught In A Perpetual Cycle Of Burnout And Inner Conflict? Here’s...

It's time to redefine what success looks like for working parents, especially working mothers, says Whitney Casares, author of "The Working Mom Blueprint: Winning at Parenting Without Losing Yourself".

Preparation Is Overrated; Self-Trust And Resilience Lead To Success

James Harold Webb, author of "Redneck Resilience" insists resilience is key to success. Those who get up and back to work are the ones who succeed, he says.

Succeed, Fail, Succeed; Winning At Business Is A Bumpy Ride

Success is not a straight line on a graph. Successes often come at the expense of mistakes or even flat-out failures, argues Joe Ferreira.

Are You Ready For Your Next Trade Show?

Per Ohstrom, CMO with Chief Outsiders looks at the planning, executing and following up on highly effective shows, and explores what metrics to use for success.

How To Get Off Autopilot To Move Your Career (And Life) Forward

Career development and impact coach Katie Sandler offers tips for those who feel stuck - both in their careers and in life in general - on how they can get things moving again.

New Demands On Leaders In A Changing World Don’t Change Bedrock Principles

Leaders need to be flexible, be open to compromise and collaboration. But they cannot compromise the company’s integrity, its vision, mission, core culture values, or its brand.

The Post-Pandemic Portfolio: The Asset Class New Investors Can’t Afford To Miss

It wasn’t long ago that the Airbnb home-sharing model sounded completely alien. Now, the future is that kind of flexible, and the short-term rental strategy is positioned to see a massive influx of demand in the post-COVID market.

What’s IN And What’s OUT In The Workplace? Eight Trends Leaders Can’t Afford To...

Thriving in business means adapting to the many disruptions and influences that shape our modern work environment. Workplace trends expert Rick Grimaldi shares what’s IN and what’s OUT in 2021.

Sustainable Commerce: 3 Ways To Reinvent Your Business

Retailers have come to realize that sustainability measures are unavoidable as they will be imposed by new regulations and a growing number of eco-conscious consumers, argues Ivan Kot, Customer Acquisition Director and IT Solution Manager at Itransition.

How Remote Work Lends Itself To Reshaping The Back Office

Nobody had a plan for the entire accounts processing team to be out of the office indefinitely, muses Kim Lockett, Vice President of Customer Success and Services for Nvoicepay. She looks at how AP teams have adjusted during this period.

Assessing Growth Disconnects: Why 90 Percent Of Startups Fail

How do you prepare for the unexpected and avoid the common strategy-to-execution disconnects that stand as an obstacle between where you are and where you want to be?

6 Tips To Improve Time Management

By making a few small changes to how you tackle your workflow, prioritize tasks and manage your calendar, you can significantly impact your work day and ensure your time is well managed.

Communication In The Office Of The Future

The post-Covid future holds many unknowns, but the need for good communication in the face of social distancing isn’t one of them                 .

Shame, Guilt And Envy: Poisons Or Massive Gifts?

Author of "90 Days to Life: A Journey from Turmoil to Triumph" Ruble Chandy looks at the emotions that are shame, envy and guilt are and how they shaped the human race.
t-shirt printing

Four Steps To Creating Great Merch For Your Small Business (That People Will Actually...

Looking to create merchandise for your business? If you want to make things your customers actually want to wear, there's a few key things to consider.