3 Mistakes to Avoid When You’re Having a Bad Year

How's business? Not a good as you'd like? It happens.Most businesses go through a bad year now and then. Sometimes the reasons are beyond your control, like a

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Everyday Olympians: Heroes at Work

Olympians Among Us I dragged my overweight body around the turn and my lumbering jog slowed to a walk. I breathed hard and thought to myself, “What the

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5 Reasons for Entrepreneurs to Get Back to School

August is “Back to School” season in my town. Back in July, stores were brimming with binders, pencils and notebooks. The state had its sales tax holiday two

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Make Growing Your Business a Little Bit Easier

I frequently write and speak about cultivating the right mindset for growth, and sometimes people push back. Those who argue the point believe that growing your business can’t

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5 Ways to Make Work a Happier Place Today

If you read my posts regularly, you know that my focus is on business growth, but not strictly from an academic, make the numbers work point of view.

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9 Steps to End the Blame Game

How often have you found yourself facing off with someone who is more concerned with placing blame than finding solutions? When it comes to solving business problems, understanding

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Afraid to Lead

Leadership or Ownership Ask a group of people what traits characterize business owners and somewhere in the list you’ll probably find the term “leadership.” It’s not unexpected that

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Facing the Unexpected

Is running a business more than you bargained for? Every now and then I encounter a client or business owner who’s feeling decidedly overwhelmed. What they thought would be “so

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Is Passion at Work Optional?

Meaningful Work, No Passion Necessary The other day I was at the annual launch party for the Edge Connection, a non-profit organization the helps women, minorities, and veterans create economic self-sufficiency

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Success: It’s All About Accountability

We’ve All Been There When I was 3 or 4 years old, I slipped a roll of LifeSavers into my bloomers (yes, I wore bloomers) while my mom

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