Be Open to Change

I was bitten by a dog this week. Not seriously and, given the circumstances, I don’t expect to be foaming at the mouth anytime soon. And, in the dog’s defense, it was mostly my fault. I was visiting my client Paul at his office Monday afternoon. As we were exchanging greetings, I was happily surprised to see a...

Leadership: The Dark Side of Being Alone

Leadership: The Dark Side of Being Alone

I think many of us have an admiration for the Lone Ranger. You know, the guy who single-handedly swoops in to rescue the damsel in distress just before disaster strikes. The same could be said for Spiderman or any super hero. And, as a result, some of us want to lead in the same manner....

Master Mind Online Coaching Groups Why You Should Try One

Master Mind Online Coaching Groups: Why You Should Try One

If you are an entrepreneur, you know that it can be challenging. And sometimes it can make you feel alone. But there is no reason to feel that way. Whether you already know or not, there are plenty of programs out there that can assist you on your journey, including online coaching groups. The best...

Intellectual Property Rights

How Startups Can Protect Their Intellectual Property Rights

Imagine waking up one morning and finding out, much to your horror, that your competitor has somehow stolen and replicated your secret business idea and captured the attention of your target market! Or what if you made the mistake of sharing an amazing idea devised by you, only to realize later that you can...

Business Identity

Clarity and Consistency: 2 Keys to Finding Small Business Success

Dr. Will Moreland is a successful speaker, author, and coach who decided early on that he was not going to let his start determine his finish. Growing up in Compton, California, he lived with his single mother in a city that was facing serious drug, crime and gang problems. His father was in jail,...

Cross-border sales

PayPal’s Tips to Grow Your Business Through Cross-Border Sales

Geographic borders used to represent real divisions between where you could and couldn’t sell your products, but the global online marketplace has made borders a thing of the past. Now, more than ever, consumers around the world are willing to do business with a company that is located in a different country. Recognizing the...

Prevent Employee Burnout

4 Simple Steps to Prevent Employee Burnout

Productivity losses and employee turnover problems only begin to describe the problems your company faces if you fail to take preventative measures towards burnout. Employees list burnout as one of their top reasons for searching for a new job. If you don’t create a culture that prevents burnout, your best talent might soon disappear. The...

The Keys to Entrepreneurial Success: Eboni Green Shares Her Words of Wisdom

The Keys to Entrepreneurial Success: Eboni Green Shares Her Words of Wisdom

  Eboni Green is an expert media consultant and founder of the rapidly growing Twenty Twenty Visionary media production company based out of Atlanta. As a successful, self-made business woman, Eboni’s journey to success certainly had some stumbling blocks along the way, but it is her resilience in the face of adversity that makes her...

Business Owners, Meet Plonked A New Business Search Engine You Need to Know About

Meet Plonked: A New Business Search Engine You Need to Know About

Search engines like Google and Bing are great for finding general information about any topic under the sun. But could there be a better way to find specific information about businesses? A new company called Plonked says yes. On March 3, 2016, they officially launched their free search engine specifically for locating information about tech...

Maria Contreras-Sweet Shares How the SBA Can Help Your Small Business Succeed

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet Shares How the SBA Can Help Your Small Business Succeed

The Small Business Administration, or SBA, is a federal government program that has been providing support to small business owners and entrepreneurs since 1953. Their website holds a wealth of information about starting and running a business, including blogs, articles, videos, and training courses. The SBA is not just an educational portal, though. They...