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What You Need for a Strong Business Plan

What You Need for a Strong Business Plan

If you don’t have a business plan, you have a plan to fail. It’s true. Start-up entrepreneurs who plunge into their new enterprises without writing a formal business plan are far more likely to fail within the first year of their launch. The U.S. Bureau of Labor...

How to Learn from Difficult Conversations

How to Learn from Difficult Conversations

People are afraid of change. It occurs when thinking of the ideal ways to communicate. When running a business or managing workers, there will be several conflicts to deal with. In most cases, these conflicts come from misunderstanding conversations. Thus, it is...

Becoming a Leader in Your Community

Becoming a Leader in Your Community

People can become leaders in their communities by doing these things. Run for public office Lifelong residents know about the issues in their communities. They know when the slides in the children’s playground need a new paint job. They also know when landlords take...

Essential Soft Skills for Leaders

Essential Soft Skills for Leaders

Soft skills are becoming increasingly important for every leader. Employers are beginning to recognize the value of interpersonal relationships in the workplace and look for those who already possess these skills to hire and promote. It is often easier to teach ‘hard’...

How to Build Trust as a Leader

How to Build Trust as a Leader

Leadership is a never-ending process that can take years to master. There is always room for improvement and new skills to develop. Being an effective leader requires soft skills and not really about giving demands all day and dressing in the sharpest suit. Leadership...

Improving Employee Innovation

Improving Employee Innovation

Business' innovation involves generating new ideas that result in a new product or improved ways of carrying out business processes, hence more productivity and staff retention. Every business should develop an innovative business culture to increase efficiency and...

Making Remote Collaboration More Successful

Making Remote Collaboration More Successful

Virtual workspaces are everywhere and it appears that remote work won’t be a temporary trend. Flexible offices have become the norm in almost every industry, from commercial real estate to entertainment production. Most people now want jobs that not only offer them...

The Importance of Unplugging

The Importance of Unplugging

Most people can relate to the challenges of everyday life. We must maintain our health, take care of our families, perform well at work, and juggle all of our other responsibilities all while dealing with the uncertainty of the world around us. In this digital age, it...

Tips for Effective Goal Setting

Tips for Effective Goal Setting

Goals are a fantastic way to promote focus and gain direction in one’s life. By setting goals people can transform their lives, not only personally but professionally as well. However, too often people set goals without careful consideration and eventually abandon the...

Virtually Promoting a Healthy Company Culture

Virtually Promoting a Healthy Company Culture

With more and more employees working from home, employers face challenges in maintaining a sense of unity and shared workplace culture. While this requires different strategies compared to promoting workplace culture in person, it is possible to make remote workers...