I’ve noticed when I’m working with clients that my greatest wisdom and biggest ‘aha’ moments come when I’m sharing a story about something really dumb that I did. I think it was Winston Churchill who said ‘life is too short to learn from all your own mistakes’. In business, I’ve made plenty and one of my jobs as a mentor is to help my clients to avoid making the same mistakes…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on July 30, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
One of the most frustrating aspects of running a business on your own is... you're on your own. Not knowing where to go to get the answers, resources, and support you need to operate can be a big challenge. Sure, there are countless online communities, networks, and forums out there directed at small business owners offering an assortment of free resources. But where do you start, and how do you ensure that these free resources are quality ones?
The following are six free…Continue
Added by Susan Brown on July 28, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments
Employee engagement is a pretty straightforward concept – the more engaged your employees are with their job, the more productive they’ll be. However, while the idea might be easy to understand, not every small business owner is familiar with how they can foster engagement in their offices. Luckily, motivating your employees isn’t difficult. For example, here are four quick and…Continue
Added by Rob Stachowski on July 10, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments