13 must-have traits of a successful entrepreneur

13 must-have traits of a successful entrepreneur

13 must-have traits of a successful entrepreneur We’re all familiar with the phrase “an entrepreneurial spirit.” It refers to the traits entrepreneurs need to succeed in the face of an uphill, challenging climb that’s bound to come with unexpected twists and turns....
Slow (or no) growth? What to do when your business gets ‘stuck’

Slow (or no) growth? What to do when your business gets ‘stuck’

Slow (or no) growth? What to do when your business gets ‘stuck’ Once a business reaches a certain size, leaders may find that they’ve gotten “stuck” — that growth is slowing markedly or has even stopped altogether. Such stagnation can be due to many different factors,...
12 Leaders detail year’s biggest challenges

12 Leaders detail year’s biggest challenges

12 Leaders detail year’s biggest challenges In the first few weeks of the new year, many of us take stock of the biggest obstacles we faced and what we learned during the previous year — and smart business owners and leaders do the same. Whether a significant...
12 Leaders detail year’s biggest challenges

Create a Brand Story that Engages Customers

Create a Brand Story that Engages Customers Research has shown that today’s younger customers are not just looking to purchase products or services; they want meaningful connections with the companies they choose to engage with. Understanding the mission and values of...
Staffing a startup: the best first (and future) hires

Staffing a startup: the best first (and future) hires

Staffing a startup: the best first (and future) hires For an entrepreneur or startup owner, making their first hire is an important decision that can shape the trajectory of the business. It’s a choice that requires careful consideration, because it can significantly...