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What Motivates Most Business Founders Under 30

by / ⠀Career Advice / May 2, 2022
What motivates a leader? Learn six different ways to be motivated as a startup founder for your future success and business acumen.

What motivates you? What motivates the founders of any successful business? Turns out both of you very likely have a lot in common. What motivates a young entrepreneur? Most seem to be driven by desires such as wealth and power. However, a successful and satisfied entrepreneur is one that focuses on positive outcomes that benefit all and not just themselves. Below are some motivations that most founders, even…

The 7 Best Movies About Professional Development

by / ⠀Career Advice / April 20, 2022
Did you know that one of the best ways to get career inspiration is by watching a movie? Here are 7 movies about professional development.

If you’re looking for a good movie to watch that portrays the challenges and rewards of professional development, you should check out the seven options listed below. Each movie has its own unique take on the challenges and rewards of pursuing a professional development path. Similarly, they all provide a well-rounded perspective on the topic. The best part of watching such inspirational and motivational movies is that they…

The Most Important ‘L’ In Leadership

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / March 28, 2022
Leadership is getting a lot of attention these days, and there's a lot of conversation about it, especially in our government and schools.

Leadership is getting a lot of attention these days, and there’s a lot of conversation about it, especially in our government and schools. Several excellent tools, publications, and helpful advice are available to help you become a better leader. But leadership is defined by who you are rather than what you accomplish. Make no mistake; deeds matter and often speak louder than words. However, when we say that…

Do You Have What It Takes To Lead?

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / February 9, 2022
People often mistakenly believe that being a CEO equates to being a leader. But does being a good CEO automatically make you a good leader?

People often mistakenly believe that being a CEO equates to being a leader. But does being a good CEO automatically make you a good leader? There are almost as many similarities as differences between the two. The critical distinction between leaders and managers is that leaders inspire others to believe in their vision. On the other hand, managers employ and direct individuals frequently without their buy-in. Managerial positions…

How to Have a Remote Holiday Party

by / ⠀Remote Work Startup Advice / December 8, 2021
Creating a feeling of community and connection among your remote staff is critical to creating a pleasant employee experience of the holidays.

Creating a feeling of community and connection among your remote staff is critical to creating a pleasant employee experience of the holidays. While keeping in touch with your remote staff is a year-round goal, the holidays are an excellent opportunity to step up your efforts. It brightens up a hectic time of year and sets a good tone for the year ahead. With so many ways to communicate…

6 Ways Managers Can Encourage Ongoing Employee Development

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / May 27, 2021
Employee development must be a top priority for every manager. It's a proven method for both encouraging staff and boosting productivity.

In any well-managed company, employees are treated as the driving force that helps that organization reach new heights of success. For that reason alone, it’s every manager’s responsibility to keep abreast of current trends and take proper care of team members. One of the best ways to do that is to actively encourage employee development. By emphasizing the continual acquisition of new skills, managers help their company achieve…

What Really Matters When You Give A TED Talk

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice / April 25, 2016

If you’ve ever dreamed of giving a TED/TEDx Talk, you’ve probably also dreamed of the potential fame that comes along with it. “People will bust down my door to interview me!” “I’ll get tons of business opportunities!” “I’ll be Youtube famous!”   Those things are certainly POSSIBLE, but let me feed you a truth sandwich and tell you that they aren’t likely. And that’s okay, because fame is…

How To Become A Leader If You Struggle With Perfectionism

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice / March 28, 2016

I had a conversation with a friend recently about her career. She’s in a situation where she knows she has a ton of qualities that would make her a great leader at her company. The problem is, she’s a perfectionist, and this holds her back from ever voicing her ideas. This creates a fear of failure, and therefore she doesn’t strike while the iron’s hot. Does this sound…

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