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10 Things That Stress Out Entrepreneurs More Than Anything

Entrepreneurship is a stressful role for anybody. You’ll be in charge of leading people, making decisions, and determining the fate of your business with your actions — and to top it all off, you’ll probably have a significant chunk of your personal savings invested in the project. All those stressful little situations you ran into as […]

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4 Ways Games Can Help Your Company Innovate

Innovation produces employees who think fresh thoughts. The more innovative your team is, the quicker it can solve problems, as it’s constantly anticipating potential roadblocks. Equally as important, an innovative mindset engages your employees in a way that makes them feel connected to their work. They not only feel more satisfied within their roles, but […]

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3 Steps to Repair a Damaged Reputation

Reputation management is the practice of identifying a unique brand value and promoting that value intentionally and strategically within a target market. For most of my clients, the goal of their reputation-management work is to increase their market visibility and sales. Alternately, it may be to create a credible brand in a new and expanding market, […]

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In Your Next Board Presentation, Here's What to Lead With: People

It’s the day of your board meeting. You are prepared and looking forward to a useful discussion. Your presentation is rich with financial data, key performance indicators and the most spectacular charts PowerPoint can deliver. It’s a deck that you expect will dramatically enhance your talk. Related: A Startup Founder’s Biggest Blunder? When you finish, a board […]

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5 Mistakes to Avoid as an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship is a land of risk and reward where most of your traditional work boundaries have been removed. No one tells you how to work, how long and how hard to work or how much you can make. There are, in fact, a million advantages to the freedom of entrepreneurship. However, there are also an equal number of pitfalls that this […]

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Believing You're Capable Demands Doubting Yourself

Believing in your potential to succeed is vital. You have to believe in your ability — believe you’re capable — in order to win. But you also need to believe you can fail, and you have to allow your actions to be governed by that. Talking to entrepreneurs each day, I’ve found the biggest internal crisis comes from what […]

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Believing You're Capable Demands Doubting Yourself

Believing in your potential to succeed is vital. You have to believe in your ability — believe you’re capable — in order to win. But you also need to believe you can fail, and you have to allow your actions to be governed by that. Talking to entrepreneurs each day, I’ve found the biggest internal crisis comes from what […]

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5 Ways to Help Employees Make the Best Use of Benefits

In the ongoing war for talent, more employers are looking to benefits as a new way to attract and retain great employees. In fact, 41 percent of 2,595 employers, surveyed by MetLife earlier this year, ranked retention as the top objective of their employee benefits program, in the company’s 13th Annual U.S. Employee Benefit Trends […]

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The 6 Musts of a Successful Holiday Marketing Campaign

Fall is upon us, with the holidays waiting right around the corner. Holidays are a perfect time to connect with your prospects and celebrate those feelings of camaraderie, gratitude and interconnectedness. Marketers can leverage these feelings to deeply engage with their customers on an emotional level and build trust and credibility. The holidays are a popular time […]

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Scientific Breakthrough Could Pave Way for 'Exercise Pill'

What if you could take a pill that would give your body a workout without all of that exertion? Goodbye sweating in public and languishing gym membership, hello Netflix, snacks and comfortable couch, right? You could be forgiven for thinking the idea sounds a little like something you might see peddled on an infomercial at […]

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