3 Words That Will Boost Your Persuasive Power

by Bill Lampton, Ph.D. Last Updated: Mar 25, 2019When you need to ask someone to do something - whether it's to make a purchase, change the way something is done, or even donate to your kid's school…

8 Ways You Are Apologizing Wrong

by Stacey Hanke Last Updated: Mar 22, 2019It's never easy to apologize, but it's sometimes necessary. Don't add insult to injury by making these mistakes when delivering an apology. Image source: Depositphotos.com Apologies are something we…

18 Ways to Find Customers

Image source: Photospin Finding customers is one of the most difficult challenges for startup and established small businesses.  Having a great product or service that you are sure many people will need isn't good enough.…

8 Ways to Be an Exceptional Listener

Image source: Storyblocks.com Most people consider themselves to be good listeners, finding it hard to admit otherwise. We know listening is vital to building strong relationships with coworkers, managers, clients, and leadership. In fact, it…

How to Get Paid Faster

by Janet Attard Last Updated: Mar 21, 2019Having plenty of work from customers or clients is great, but getting paid in a timely manner is even better. Use these nine tips to get paid faster.…

Challenges and Solutions for the Self-Employed

by Janet Attard Last Updated: Mar 21, 2019As the number of self-employed increases, so, too, does the competition for work. Here's a look at today's challenges for people who work for themselves along with some…

How to Retain Employees in Your Small Business

Image source: Photospin.com You know the problem. As a small business you can’t pay your employees those publically-traded, Fortune 500, multinational corporation salaries, but to continue to grow you know that you have to hire…