All aspiring entrepreneurs would well be advised to read the following five inspirational books that have been compiled keeping in mind the requirements of those wanting to start t ..
Presidents' Day, which falls between the birthdays of two of our nation's most revered leaders-George Washington and Abraham Lincoln-is coming up on Monday, February 18. And as eve ..
The year 2012 is drawing to a close and, for many recession-wracked American women, it feels like just another mile marker in an endurance race going nowhere. Depressing, but true. ..
Life can be hectic for business owners. Very hectic. And yet, as the year winds to a close and a new year approaches, it pays to take a breather and spend some time thinking about ..
When it comes to making money, timing is vital. For example, in 1981, the average annual return on a 90-day bank CD was 16 percent. From 1995 to 1999, the S&P 500 had a minimum ..
The Summertime Motivation Challenge: Ten Tips to Keep the Season’s Distractions from Lowering Your Employees’ Productivity
It's a phenomenon that employers dread: As the temperature rises in the summer, employees' motivation levels tend to drop. Chip Averwater provides real-world insight on how to keep ..
Today's college graduates are entering a very challenging job market. Many of them will end up in positions or jobs that weren't exactly on the radar for their dream career. Vickie ..
At work, at home, with friends, and even with perfect strangers, it isn't uncommon to find yourself suddenly entrenched in a tough, tense conversation. Instead of trying to stutter ..
Every retailer spends a good portion of his day trying to figure out how best to serve his customers. But frankly, customers and their motivations can throw even the best retailers ..
When most business leaders think of social media, they think of how it can help them communicate with clients and potential clients. This is true, but what many don't realize is t ..
The global marketplace is a fast-growing and rapidly changing field. International business is exploding as a direct result of changes in technology, rapidly expanding economies, a ..
The internet has changed the way that business startups are launched -- and Scott Fox's new book, Click Millionaires, offers a helpful roadmap to help you navigate the terrain, and ..
Being a great employee isn't just about doing the work. It's about doing the work and navigating the minefield of leader, coworker, and customer needs. Ironically, for most people ..
Many people spend a lot of time and energy trying to make effective business connections, only to find that their networking is not working. Vickie Milazzo shares her insight on ho ..
The social revolution has brought a renewed focus to doing business organically. Today corporations and small businesses alike are using the powers of collaboration, participation, ..
"The urge to splurge on costly marketing campaigns too soon must be controlled," urges marketing and management expert, Mark Stevens. "It is far more powerful to invest in brains t ..
The Millennial Generation - those born between 1984 and 2002 - is growing up during a confounding time rife with technological advances and unprecedented sharing and collaboration ..