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5 Strategies to Master Delegation and Transition from Doing to Leading

2022-11-29T08:38:58-05:00

5 Strategies to Master Delegation and Transition from Doing to Leading To advance in your career or grow your business beyond a one-person show, you eventually have to learn to get things done through other people. Where early in your career, or as an early founder, you added value by what you did personally, to [...]

5 Strategies to Master Delegation and Transition from Doing to Leading2022-11-29T08:38:58-05:00

Big Opportunities to Celebrate Small Business Saturday

2022-11-14T14:21:32-05:00

Big Opportunities to Celebrate Small Business Saturday Small Business Saturday is coming November 26, to the U.S. and December 3, to the UK. This is when shoppers are encouraged to launch their holiday gift buying at small, locally owned stores right in their own neighborhoods. This year, it is especially important to rally support for [...]

Big Opportunities to Celebrate Small Business Saturday2022-11-14T14:21:32-05:00

Dive Into “Monk Mode” to Tackle a Top Priority

2022-11-07T21:44:00-05:00

Dive Into “Monk Mode” to Tackle a Top Priority As the year draws to a close, it’s natural to reflect on key accomplishments — and things left undone. Launching a “Monk Mode” project can provide the concentrated time and attention you need to tie up loose ends. Born out of the all-in startup culture, a [...]

Dive Into “Monk Mode” to Tackle a Top Priority2022-11-07T21:44:00-05:00

Evidence-Based Solutions to Make Meetings Productive

2022-10-28T10:52:40-04:00

Evidence-Based Solutions to Make Meetings Productive If you attended a meeting today, you’re in good company. In the U.S. alone, 55 million others did as well. Too bad the research shows about 25% of that time is spent on irrelevant issues and nine out of 10 workers are daydreaming while sitting there. Contemporary research is [...]

Evidence-Based Solutions to Make Meetings Productive2022-10-28T10:52:40-04:00

Perfectionism Is Not as Good as It Sounds

2022-10-24T22:11:19-04:00

Perfectionism Is Not as Good as It Sounds It’s tempting to claim perfectionism as a badge of honor. It’s the kind of “weakness” you might admit in a job interview as you humblebrag about your high standards, strong work ethic and never feeling satisfied with “good enough.” In reality, rather than being an effective strategy [...]

Perfectionism Is Not as Good as It Sounds2022-10-24T22:11:19-04:00

Think Globally to Expand Your Business

2022-10-18T00:28:26-04:00

Think Globally to Expand Your Business Fifth Annual Global Supplier Diversity Conference speakers emphasize global growth Senior executives from Microsoft, AT&T, The Coca-Cola Company, UPS, Santander US, IBM United States and many others engaged 70 select founders in an immersive day of insights during the Monica Motivates Fifth Annual Global Supplier Diversity Conference (GSDC) recently [...]

Think Globally to Expand Your Business2022-10-18T00:28:26-04:00

Connect Emotionally to Drive Understanding and Action

2022-10-11T09:01:44-04:00

Connect Emotionally to Drive Understanding and Action Presenting yourself in a professional manner drives respect and helps all participants in business interactions know how to behave, and how to expect to be treated by others. But sometimes “professional” gets confused with robotic and the human element is lost. The less we connect with others (potential [...]

Connect Emotionally to Drive Understanding and Action2022-10-11T09:01:44-04:00

Why Women Start Their Own Businesses and How to Fuel Them

2022-10-04T08:24:27-04:00

Why Women Start Their Own Businesses and How to Fuel Them Celebrating National Women’s Small Business Month Women are starting businesses at an unprecedented rate and almost 40% of American businesses are now owned by women. A lot of what attracts women to entrepreneurship are things we have often found lacking in employment in larger [...]

Why Women Start Their Own Businesses and How to Fuel Them2022-10-04T08:24:27-04:00

Growing Hispanic-Owned Small Businesses: Triumph and Trials

2022-09-12T23:37:55-04:00

Growing Hispanic-Owned Small Businesses: Triumph and Trials In the decade preceding the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of Hispanic business owners increased 34% and today nearly one in four new businesses in the U.S. is Hispanic owned, according to the Joint Economic Committee Hispanic Entrepreneurship and Business Brief. While this burgeoning segment of entrepreneurs brings valuable [...]

Growing Hispanic-Owned Small Businesses: Triumph and Trials2022-09-12T23:37:55-04:00

The BIG Role of Small Businesses

2022-09-07T13:30:39-04:00

The BIG Role of Small Businesses As a small business owner, the idea of approaching a major corporation to sell your products and services, or partner on a project, can feel overwhelming. Large companies with household names command a lot of respect in our society. But small businesses are, in many ways, the engine that [...]

The BIG Role of Small Businesses2022-09-07T13:30:39-04:00
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