Are You Ready to Adopt the Four Traits of an Inspirational Leader? A new year creates the right conditions for experimenting with change and can be a great time to put new practices in place that will help you become a more powerful leader. But you need to know how to invest your motivation and [...]
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Setting Goals and Leading Through Turbulent Times Living and leading in highly dynamic and turbulent times can make goal setting seem nearly impossible as your business reality changes daily. There’s no question that the ability to think ahead, plan for disruption and adapt quickly will continue to be critical skillsets in the new year. But [...]
Why Small Business Owners Should Consider a Line of Credit One of the most common challenges for new and small businesses is having sufficient cash on hand, or assets that can be easily converted to cash, to ensure you have both the working capital to invest in new opportunities and the flexibility to deal with [...]
Five Years Helping Underrepresented Founders and Leaders Excel Like you, I dream big and work hard to bring my personal and professional goals to fruition. But one of my greatest passions is helping fellow business owners and corporate professionals accelerate their progress and reach their dreams. That passion and unwavering purpose is what has enabled [...]
Tiny Habits That Build Big Changes As a business leader, your ability to get yourself to do what you actually want and need to do is pretty much a make-or-break competency. The freedom to call the shots comes with the obligation to take the actions needed to drive success. Even in your personal life, following [...]
Pivot to Your Purpose . . . Taking Care of Business Means Taking Care of You As a leader and entrepreneur, you are famous for your can-do attitude. In fact, you may even be famous for your can-do-everything attitude. Whether you’re a one-man or one-woman show, or growing at a pace where you can’t secure [...]
How to Use Deadlines to Your Advantage There’s only so much you can get done in a day and not everything can be priority #1. But for the things that are really important (and sometimes for those urgent things that quickly rise to importance), a strong deadline can spur the action you need and keep [...]
Master the Presentation Skills to Sell Yourself and Your Business Regardless of the unique passion and expertise that inspired you to found your own business or build a career in Corporate America, you work in sales. Because building your business and advancing in your career require you to present ideas effectively and persuade people that [...]
Seven Ways to Build Your Brand From the moment you enter the workforce, every action and decision helps establish your personal brand. For entrepreneurs, building a viable business involves building a brand that customers, investors and other stakeholders understand, trust and value. Long-term brand building requires a careful combination of strategic intention paired with reliable [...]
How Gratitude Can Make You a Better Leader Cliches around gratitude abound, especially at this time of year when the feeling is almost expected on cue. Fortunately, significant research around gratitude exists too, helping us understand what it is and what it’s not, and even how it can help you become a stronger leader. The [...]