The Importance and Effects of Positivity in Leadership

By | March 29th, 2018|Executive Advice, Management Advice|

A recent study by The Alternative Board, surveying hundreds of entrepreneurs worldwide, uncovered “positivity” as being the single most important leadership quality. While some of the more commonly cited traits, such as transparency, passion, communication, and decisiveness are obviously important, it seems an optimistic outlook [...]

Help for the Overwhelmed Executive

By | March 29th, 2018|Executive Advice, Work/Life Balance|

The role of the executive is undoubtedly a demanding, and concurrently stressful, position. From an outside perspective, it is often difficult to perceive the heavy and intricate workload with which executives must contend. Both in and out of the office, those in high-level executive positions [...]

The Importance of Diplomacy in the Workplace and How to Achieve It

By | March 29th, 2018|Business negotiations, Collaboration in the workplace, Company Culture, Executive Advice, Team building, Workplace Issues|

The art of diplomacy (or tact) can be the deciding factor between hurt feelings and a positive encounter, both in the workplace and beyond. Although we want to maintain honesty at all times, it’s also vital that we find the right manner in which to [...]

Family-Focused Benefits: Employer’s Role in Financial Literacy

By | March 15th, 2018|Executive Advice, financial literacy, Human Resources|

Family-centered benefits play a major role in the lives of an employee’s children. Health insurance, paid maternity/paternity leave, and FMLA all receive – and deserve – a great deal of limelight, but there is one area that also stands to make a highly significant and [...]

Female Venture Capitalists: Understanding and Expanding the Current Climate

By | February 15th, 2018|Entrepreneurial advice, Venture Capital, Women in Careers|

According to the US Small Business Administration, over 36 percent of all businesses in the United States are majority-owned by female entrepreneurs. No one with any credibility will pretend there are not still significant challenges for professionally minded and career-dedicated women in today’s business world, [...]

Six Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

By | December 28th, 2017|Career Advice, Executive Advice|

New Year’s resolutions are often viewed with mixed enthusiasm, simply because people make so many grand intentions which frequently fall through. The old adage of the importance of habit regularly comes into play here. Yet, with this mind, what can one do to stay motivated [...]

A Guide for Managing Customer Complaints

By | December 2nd, 2017|Customer Reviews, Customer Service, Executive Advice|

While good organizations do their best to keep their clientele happy at all times, even the most highly regarded companies are bound to experience a customer complaint every once in a while. Therefore, it’s important for all businesses to know how to prepare for a [...]

8 Tips for Preparing a Successful Yearly Business Review

By | November 15th, 2017|Entrepreneurial advice, Executive Advice|

Business owners are typically quite adept at forecasting the future needs of their companies. In fact, for entrepreneurs, planning ahead is an indispensable skill. Yet, by the same token, looking forward in a practical way is often next to impossible without accurately evaluating the past. [...]

Corporate Vision: How to Communicate Your Ideas to Team Members

By | October 11th, 2017|Employee Communications, Executive Advice|

When deliberating upon factors most conducive to a successful business, there are few points more meaningful than that of effective communication. This is far from a new subject, even in conventional business circles; however, we believe that as standards and expectations rise with an executive through [...]

CEOs: How to Upgrade Your Company’s Sense of Purpose

By | September 14th, 2017|Entrepreneurial advice, Executive Advice, Executive Leadership|

If you’ve come to discover that your company requires more than an attractive catchphrase for your staff to remain motivated and for your customer-base to become inspired enough to seek out your product or service, then you are not alone. More and more frequently, CEOs [...]