What A Leader Needs to Know

Written by Edita Atteck It doesn’t take long to find an article on LinkedIn or Forbes about how to become a better leader at work; concepts like emotional intelligence and leadership have become buzzwords today, and while we see the importance of leadership and emotional intelligence hailed everywhere, it’s important to take a look at a different side of being leader. There is […]

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Easy Ways to Create Big Goals

Written by Tessa Kampen What’s the single biggest thing you can imagine that will grow your business or change your life? It’s a straightforward question, but not an easy one. Your answer to this question will take you closer to your BIG Goal – something more than just small improvements or modest growth. Let’s be honest, it […]

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6 Ways to Maximize Your Business Functionality

Written by Kara Morgan As busy entrepreneurs, there is ever increasing demands on our time, both personally and professionally. Even though we have technology and endless tools at our disposal, we usually don’t have the time to investigate them all or learn how to use them. Having a functional business means keeping specific areas of your processes […]

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3 Ways to Prepare for Holiday Downtime

Written by Kara Morgan Now that the holiday season is in full swing, small business owners all across the country are doing one of two things: either planning an awesome vacation and looking forward to turning off all communication devices, closing the books and fall off the proverbial face of the earth until further notice, or […]

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How to Capitalize on Freelancers

Written by Cheryl Himburg As a busy entrepreneur, there are moments that define your ability to pursue revenue and growth opportunities. Most of the time, unfortunately, these activities fall victim to the immediate need items, such as returning emails, invoicing, social media postings, and the like. As an entrepreneur myself, I know the feeling of taking […]

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What You Need to Succeed as an Entrepreneur

What is it that differentiates successful entrepreneurs from everyone else?  Do you have what it takes to achieve your goals?  One of the most important factors that determine the performance of a business is the individual at the centre of it.  You are the glue that holds everything together.  Here are the skills that are crucial to your success: Organizational […]

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The Importance of Taking “CEO Days”

Written by Cheryl Himburg How would you react if you were asked to work in your business only four days a week, instead of five (or five instead of six; or six instead of seven). The truth is, the idea of a busy entrepreneur stepping away from their business for even an hour can feel overwhelming. As “the […]

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How Do You Foster A Team Within Business?

Written by Michelle Faulds Different business owners and managers use a variety of different tactics to bring in people that will work successfully together. Some use intensive rounds of interviews, others use personality tests like Myers-Briggs, some just go with their gut (and good references). But putting your team together is just the first step; […]

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Hold Your Team Capable, Not Accountable

Written by Cheryl Himburg I’m just going to come out and say it – holding your team accountable doesn’t work. I can almost guarantee you’ve suffered through the pain point of holding others accountable at some point in your journey as an entrepreneur, business owner, or people leader. Think about the last time someone tried to […]

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