Leadership

Lessons in Business: Don’t Be Afraid of Making Mistakes & If You Do, Stop Trying to Learn from Them 1024 610 Kim B.

Lessons in Business: Don’t Be Afraid of Making Mistakes & If You Do, Stop Trying to Learn from Them

Nobody particularly likes making mistakes. Yet, perhaps one of the greatest lessons in business is learning to not be afraid of this possibility. However, another great lesson in business is realizing you don’t always have to learn from the mistakes you make when they do inevitably happen either. read more
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Leadership and Management Essentials: Start by Earning Trust 1024 646 Kim B.

Leadership and Management Essentials: Start by Earning Trust

In general, trust is often talked of as the most important currency in business. It can the bedrock of a company’s success and the element that undergirds all employer-employee relationships. Without trust, no one will believe in the organization. Without that belief, no one is going to serve the business within the business and no one is going to buy – be it a product, service, idea. read more
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Learning How to Make Opportunities is a Key Ingredient in Business Entrepreneurship 1024 630 Kim B.

Learning How to Make Opportunities is a Key Ingredient in Business Entrepreneurship

Business success has a lot to do with recognizing opportunities and maximizing opportunities. Yet, what many fail to realize – or forget – is that it’s possible (and wise!) to make opportunities as well. read more
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Thinking Outside the Incentive Box: A Whole New Mind on How to Reward Intrapreneurs 1024 651 Kim B.

Thinking Outside the Incentive Box: A Whole New Mind on How to Reward Intrapreneurs

With ambitious startups impatient to conquer the world, middling businesses needing fresh sales growth strategies to catapult themselves out of obscurity and into the limelight. read more
You’re An Artist Too! Don’t Be Afraid to Color Outside of the Lines! 1024 612 Kim B.

You’re An Artist Too! Don’t Be Afraid to Color Outside of the Lines!

Creativity is the cornerstone of imagination and progress. Is your business – are you – moving forward? Imagine, for a moment, you’re at a company-wide offsite. You’ve been placed at a table with several acquaintances (perhaps even strangers). You all work in different departments. read more
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Getting New Business by Getting an Artist Into the Boardroom 1024 655 Kim B.

Getting New Business by Getting an Artist Into the Boardroom

Ever considered hiring an artist as the secret to taking your company to the next level? It seems counterintuitive to hire an artist – a whimsical creature with his or her head in the clouds and habits outside of societal norms – to solve your business problem. After all, artists have a reputation for messing things up and this is the kind of interference profit-oriented businessmen are afraid to experiment with. read more
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Lessons in Business – Leadership Development: Good Leadership Makes Everyone Feel Safe 1024 642 Kim B.

Lessons in Business – Leadership Development: Good Leadership Makes Everyone Feel Safe

Leadership and leadership development is a hot topic these days. Specifically, what does it mean to be a good leader and how do you become a good leader? One could argue everyone has a certain degree of leadership responsibility within an organization. Therefore, learning how to be a good leader is vital. read more
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Lessons in Business and Networking: Who’s Really Part of Your Fantasy Football League? 1024 630 Kim B.

Lessons in Business and Networking: Who’s Really Part of Your Fantasy Football League?

Networking has earned a careerist reputation because it’s often associated with meeting a roomful of people for the purpose of generating leads and getting new business. Your network is your net worth, so building your net worth starts with creating a network. read more
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Surprising Lessons in Business: Superstars Don’t Make Super Teams 1024 657 Kim B.

Surprising Lessons in Business: Superstars Don’t Make Super Teams

Conventional wisdom dictates that when you want a superstar team, you should hire superstar players. Clearly, if you have a lineup that consists of MVPs playing against average players, victory is very nearly guaranteed. In fact, this line of thinking is one of the default sales growth strategies – and lessons in business – of companies who want to increase productivity especially in times of profit squeeze. read more
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Catch Up or Fall Behind! 6 Ways Work Will Change In the Future… [INFOGRAPHIC] 1024 627 Kim B.

Catch Up or Fall Behind! 6 Ways Work Will Change In the Future… [INFOGRAPHIC]

As more and more freelancers and independent employees are becoming part of a free agent nation, we all can expect that the way work works will be disrupted. Work will change not just by technological advances, but also by the exodus of baby boomers from the workplace and their replacement by millennials. read more