5 Life Lessons Every Entrepreneur Must Learn

As we grow into adulthood, we have to learn a multitude of lessons in order to be successful, well-adjusted human beings. Don’t hit your big brother or he’ll probably slug you back harder. Check. Don’t eat an entire cake for dinner or you’ll probably have…

7 Essentials for Making Your Strategy Succeed

According to Wikipedia, strategy is from the Greek word meaning “art of troop leader; office of general, command, generalship” and is defined as: a high-level plan to achieve one or more goals under conditions of uncertainty. This concept of uncertainty will most certainly apply to both work AND life. For that reason, it’s important to understand the 7 keys to successful strategic thinking AND workflow management. If you’re going to…

6 Actions You Can Take Every Day to Build Your Self-Confidence

Even the greatest leaders lack self-confidence at certain times. Self-confidence is not a static quality; rather, it’s a mindset that takes effort to maintain when the going gets rough. It must be learned, practiced and mastered just like any other skill. But once you master…

9 Habits of Persuasive Business Leaders

The art of persuasion is a powerful tool for entrepreneurs. It can help you land new clients, hire the best employees and form new business relationships. Persuasive people are likeable and influential because they put the needs of others above themselves. When you genuinely try…

Putting Your Spirit Into Ghostwritten Work

“There’s an old saying that you should never judge a book by its cover. Today, perhaps, that conventional wisdom has rarely had more meaning.” — Robert McCrum, “The Guardian” A book or guest article in a leading publication will take any expert and turn them…

4 Ways To Promote Your Portfolio of Published Content

So you’re on the phone with a prospective client, and she asks a fantastic question that you know would make a great post for your company’s blog. You jot down the idea (maybe even enter it into your knowledge bank), and spend eight hours over the next…

Get Better at Your Own Job by Doing Someone Else’s

Growing and scaling your company requires a certain balance between getting into the trenches with your team members and getting out of their way to let them do what they do best. Knowing the best time to do each requires your understanding what your employees…