Archive for the ‘Leadership’ Category

While you might find yourself wearing multiple hats and delving into tasks outside your area of expertise, getting a business up and running doesn’t mean you’ll know how to handle every situation that arises.

If you’re too focused on the day-to-day, you’ll miss the big picture strategy and opportunities.

Ready to find out more about the Year of the Horse – its insights, forecasts and caveats for business in 2014?

Cooperative capitalism is designed to end resource consolidation by the elite class due to its rejection of the concept that an economy can remain stable based upon prediction, control, and unchecked speculation.

As the year closes, you might find yourself imagining what could happen next. Just think…an untouched year of building on your existing foundation. Strategic planning is all about what your business will become and a crucial piece of preparation. So, why do so many of us believe myths about strategic planning that actually keep our companies from growing? Here are 7 myths to debunk in your own small to mid-sized business.

For an introduction to Dr. Emad Rahim I’m not sure where to start – the Killing Fields of Cambodia, the dangers of growing up in Brooklyn, abusive step-father and dyslexia to name a few. In this #TYBspotlight I try to find out the whole story of Dr Emad Rahim but I’m sure it’s just the tip of the iceberg.

So for Tweak Your Biz it’s been four years of 500 contributors, 1,700 posts, 12,000 comments, 100,000 social media shares and nearly 2,000,000 visits. I was asked to be a contributor from the beginning and very proud to have been the Managing Editor for the past year.

Tweak Your Biz has certainly had a big impact on my life but I wanted to know more about the back story to it, so I asked Niall Devitt how he and the crew came up with the idea and how it has grown so exponentially in the last four years, plus a few more sneaky questions.

There can be a point in a business when the current business owner has to determine if he/she is the best person to lead a growth stage. How do you know if you still have the fire in the belly to grow your business? Is it time to hire someone to be CEO instead of you? How do you know if you should fire yourself before your business grows again?

No matter how successful you are, tomorrow is a new day and you better tackle it with a vengeance! Your competitors are.

As I’m about to embark on a vacation of my own, I noticed that I had let my business get to me.