The Importance of Creating Great First Impressions

We often refer to the brain as having two hemispheres: the left, largely responsible for logic, and the right, predominately responsible for creativity. This description fits what we know to be the cortex or new brain; however, there is a third dimension, the hypo-thalamus or pre-historic brain, which is in fact the brain stem […]

Say Goodbye To Your Worst Clients

You’ll always get the customers you’re willing to accept. You may think that any paying customer is a customer worth having, but I’d argue that some customers are more trouble than they’re worth. There are some who actually cost you money every time you deal with them.

The 80:20 rule (also called the Pareto Principle) […]

Is Your Staff Focused On Where Your Firm Needs To Go?

Setting clear and meaningful goals will ensure your employees are consistently targeting expected outcomes
Chances are good you could probably run down your list of direct reports and provide me with a fairly detailed summary of what each person needs to accomplish by 5 p.m.

However, what if I asked what you wanted your staff to […]

3 Most Popular Team Building Exercises for Work

Team building exercises in a workplace are essential as they help create a productive, motivated, and an inspired environment. The real question is what do you expect to achieve from these activities? Do you believe that team building activities can lead to better communication skills and efficiency? Which possible benefits can be gained by […]

Getting in The Zone

Whether you own a business or work for someone who does, you have probably experienced the “never enough time” phenomenon.  When I worked in the software development world, the saying was always that there was never enough time to do it right, but always plenty of time to go back and fix it later.  […]

The Bullpen Concept for Your Hiring

One of the biggest challenges that any business owner has is hiring the right people for the job.  That can be compounded when an employee leaves without any notice.  The business owner then goes into scramble mode trying to hire a “Warm Body” to fill the vacuum left by the departing employee.  Many times […]

Doing The Impossible

How to develop your self-belief so that you can accomplish anything
What impossible thing are you going to do today? Maybe it’s making that 5 or 6 figure sale. Perhaps it’s developing a new marketing campaign. Could it be that one extra cold call for the day. Perhaps its having a challenging conversation with an […]

Tips to Help You Find Funding for Your Startup

Setting up a business has never been easier. Governments have realized the importance of small business start ups in boosting the economy. Finding feasible funding options can be hard for new startups though. Go through these tips that may provide you with the money you need.
Find a Grant
When it comes to business funding, a […]