Why Healthy Internal Communication Helps Grow Your Business

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / April 21, 2021

Many companies invest significant time and resources in external communication and neglect internal communication altogether. What many don’t realize is that an ongoing commitment to healthy internal communication helps build a strong team. Strong teams, in turn, drive business growth. Internal Communication Defined Internal communication isn’t primarily idle chatter around the water cooler. However, in the absence of a coordinated effort, that can certainly be one way that…

7 Not-So-Soft Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs

by / ⠀Career Advice Over 30 Advice / March 27, 2021

Soft skills are a bit of misnomer when you consider the hard implications associated with not demonstrating them. Consider the environment we currently work in. Since March 2020, we’ve gone from the wonderment of Zoom to near total fatigue with the technology. Yet, more than 515 million professionals meet on virtual platforms daily.  We’ve faced new challenges as we navigated a primarily indoor, personal and professional life. We…

12 Best Motivational Speakers to Capture Your Audience

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / May 11, 2019

Whether you’re looking to engage your audience, employees, customers, or family and friends, it boils down to communication. When you can effectively speak with others, you’re aligning your objectives, goals, and values with theirs. You’re also letting them know why and how they’re important within the bigger picture. Needless to say, this is an important area everyone should strengthen. One of the best ways to achieve this is…

The Secret Benefit of Building Your Company Blog

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / August 2, 2014

Picture your last company party. Where were the IT people? Who were they talking to? What about the sales team? They were most likely hanging out with department friends, or perhaps they were awkwardly chatting with their bosses. The fact is, shoving people from various departments together in a social setting to forge relationships and improve communication just doesn’t work. People from different departments usually aren’t close friends…

The Eight Secrets To Managing A Totally Virtual Team

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / April 4, 2014

Managing a team always has its challenges, more so when you’re taking the non-traditional route with a virtual workforce. All challenges have solutions though, so you need not fret. Virtual project management is still relatively new so you’ll probably learn more and even better ways of handling a virtual team as you go along. Then again, it never hurts to start off on the right foot. These secrets…

Are You Making These 6 Critical Communication Mistakes?

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / February 26, 2014

Being able to communicate is foundational skill for anyone that wants to have healthy relationships, romantic, professional, friendly, or otherwise. But unfortunately, communication is a double-edged sword. You can either use it to build wonderful relationships, or you can use it destroy them. It all depends on how use your communication. Below are few common mistakes that people make when communicating with others. I’m not perfect. I’ve made…


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