Delegation and Trust in Leadership

Delegation is a common struggle. Leading is not doing it yourself. We need to trust our team by valuing and cultivating their strengths. There is no one right answer. Over the years, I have had my share of “bad seeds” that have broken my trust and caused havoc in the work environment.

Perfectionism in Leadership

As a business owner, we all strive for excellence and success but is it “all or nothing”?

What makes a strong leader?

What are the personal attributes of a strong leader? Is it perfectionism, flawlessness, courage, trust, charisma? Leadership is a mindset in action not just a title. Leadership isn’t something that anyone can give you—it has to be earned and claimed for yourself.

Digital Marketing

The user review is crucial to your business success. 97% of consumers read online reviews before making a buying decision. In addition...

How to Hire Employees That Last

They say… Finding a qualified candidate is like fishing in a “shallow” pool. Since it is a competitive, candidate-driven marketplace, the consensus is fewer applicants demanding better employment benefits. No longer are the days when candidates were everywhere and employers could pick and choose the best people.

Customer Service Is Still King

Bernardo Martinez, U.S. Managing Director-Funding Circle, gives a clear perspective: "Customers today have more choices than ever, and they have shown they will gravitate toward those who prioritize the delivery of fast, seamless and personalized service. This is true whether they are ordering lunch,…

Small Business Health Insurance Changes

Small business owners and industry professionals alike know that 2019 is the year that their businesses need to offer health insurance to their employees. Between cost and participation requirements most small businesses struggle to offer group health insurance to their workers. 50 percent of small business in America do not offer benefits according…

Technology is Important but Will Not Replace Human Interaction

Dependence on technology has increased and allowed us, as business owners, grow and sustain our companies. However, it has affected interpersonal relationships creating a disconnect. While both technology and human interaction are important roles, person-to-person communications are still key – especially in this modern age…