3 Effective Exercises to Build Stronger Teams

It is common in social organizing for people to start by learning about each other and building deep and authentic relationships that help the group navigate challenges together. This is starting to happen in more and more organizations, from schools to companies. Sometimes this is done in ways that may seem a “touchy-feel” or over… Continue reading 3 Effective Exercises to Build Stronger Teams

The 9 Personalities a Startup Needs to Be Successful

Entrepreneurship has enticed dreamers, visionaries, and creatives for centuries. In recent years, they have become a cultural obsession—even those who aren’t interested in being at the helm are lured by the temptation to create the next big thing. Before you get swept up in the startup excitement, though, take a moment to double check your… Continue reading The 9 Personalities a Startup Needs to Be Successful

7 Ways to Boost Your Small-Business Marketing

Marketing is important to every business’ survival, whether it’s for the local business up the street or the mega-corporation that spreads across all continents. Unfortunately, for the former, marketing is often put on the back burner, as a small-business owner has so many other things to deal with. 1. Learn from your competitors As a small… Continue reading 7 Ways to Boost Your Small-Business Marketing

What Really Drives Sales Growth and Repeat Business?

Have you ever analyzed what really drives sales in your business? Most people tie their answer to marketing or new leads. Those can be drivers but not the main driver for small businesses. What causes one person to shop with you for years, driving out of their way to get to you, while the guy across the… Continue reading What Really Drives Sales Growth and Repeat Business?

Carmen Electra on Why You Can’t Fake Passion for Your Business

Dancer. Singer. Actress. And now entrepreneur. Carmen Electra still has that fun, tongue-in-cheek sensibility that made her a star on Baywatch and MTV’s Singled Out, but lately she’s gotten serious about business, launching a new line of perfume, Carmen Electra, and a line of lingerie, With Love From Carmen. Entrepreneur caught up with the singing, dancing… Continue reading Carmen Electra on Why You Can’t Fake Passion for Your Business

4 Reliable Signs Someone Is About to Waste Your Time

This internet and information age that we’re living in has created some exciting opportunities. Today, we have access to information, technology and resources like never before. We live in a hyper-connected time where it’s very easy to communicate and interact with potential customers and possible business partners. While all of this has been good for… Continue reading 4 Reliable Signs Someone Is About to Waste Your Time

4 Online Marketing Tactics to Advertise Your Import/Export Business

With these four methods, marketing your import-export business is just a click away. Just like personal investing, you must build a diversified portfolio of online marketing and advertising tactics to generate positive results for your import/export business. The first marketing ploy is the easiest and cheapest: Participate in online import/export groups. Whether you post frequently… Continue reading 4 Online Marketing Tactics to Advertise Your Import/Export Business

Outsourcing: Getting The Needed Help

Despite the success of outsourcing; grounded on good principles and ethics, many organizations haven’t seen the rosy picture yet. Some companies decided to outsource because of fear of being left out but the happier ones are those who properly conceived and followed the right principles and are making big gains.  Today, business success and outsourcing… Continue reading Outsourcing: Getting The Needed Help