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Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

When you’re first getting your start as an entrepreneur, you’re bound to make mistakes. Everyone does. But as an entrepreneur, certain mindsets can lead to disappointment. Knowing what traps to avoid can help you achieve long-term success. Rather than making the same...

Strategic Planning for Business Leaders

Strategic Planning for Business Leaders

Competitive business leaders should also be strategic thinkers. The importance of strategic planning in business cannot be overemphasized. It gives business leaders an expansive and inclusive understanding of the business’s objectives while helping it to achieve its...

Leading an Engaging Meeting

Leading an Engaging Meeting

Overview It takes a skill to be an effective leader. These skills are learned over time through attention to detail and practice. An effective meeting allows for essential topic discussion to keep all team members on the same page with one another. A leader should be...

Finding the Right Candidate

Finding the Right Candidate

Your business has been growing, and over time your employees have taken on more responsibilities. They've grown into their roles, but now it's time to consider hiring someone to join the team. You've advertised the position and put some feelers out among your network...

Preventing Employee Burnout

Preventing Employee Burnout

"The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long." ― Lao Tzu, Te Tao Ching Though Lao Tzu probably wasn't talking about employee burnout, his words weigh heavily on the topic. Yes, even your most talented employees can burn out. To ensure the long-term success...