Archive for the ‘Self- development’ Category

Procrastination is a seriously bad habit that most of us have. Productivity in the workplace is hampered by this attitude. Projects and tasks get delayed by this and the efficiency of the workplace is compromised because of the minimal work being done.

With the temptations of slacking off, munching on cookies and snagging some great holiday deals online, when could there possibly be time to work?

Accountability is one virtue that every company wishes for their employees, although not all of them are able to integrate this into their system.

Negotiations is one of those everyday 'soft' skills which the majority of people have some experience of but have probably never studied formally.

While many people think you have to sit around, waiting for inspiration to strike, recent research indicates that inspiration can be captured, manipulated, and even activated.

Whether you've just opened your doors or you've been operating for years, it is up to you, the business owner, to make clear, effective decisions if your business is going to succeed. Let's look at three questions that can make the difference between a wildly successful business and a smoldering hole in the ground.

There has been a lot of discussion and debates on what motivates entrepreneurs. How do you know if you or someone else is an entrepreneur? Deeply embedded in the practice of entrepreneurship is passion.

Many startup executives have noted that having passion is one of the key drivers for entrepreneurial success. Passion drives some entrepreneurs to assume high levels of risk taking that many may see as being unconventional and even crazy.

As a leadership coach I consistently am asked to help improve manager performance with managers in a variety of businesses.

You know those posts that tell you the traits of successful people? This is isn't one of those posts. Often what is left out is the work and habits successful small business owners use to create their success. So, when you ask yourself, "what am I going to do?", remember they had to do the work of finding what works for them. Becoming CEO of your small business means finding your "right" habits.

Yes, the role of the sales person seems to have changed over the years, but one undeniable truth remains - […]