The Paramount Difference Between Simple and Easy

Think about how often we use the words simple and easy interchangeably in our daily language. Phrases like: "It shouldn't take you much time, it's a pretty simple task...." or "That outline will be easy to draw up." These sentences might seem common, even accurate, but are they? Well, it depends. The distinction between these two … Continue reading The Paramount Difference Between Simple and Easy

7 Reasons Why Writing Skills Are Essential for the Entrepreneur (Guest Contribution from Daniela McVicker)

This week's blog post comes to us from Daniela McVicker, blogger, seo specialist, and digital marketer. To learn more about Daniela, read her bio below. There is more to being an entrepreneur than presenting yourself as the owner of a business. The best way to achieve and maintain success is by showing excellence in as … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why Writing Skills Are Essential for the Entrepreneur (Guest Contribution from Daniela McVicker)

Tips on Jump-Starting Your Small Business (Contribution from Jackie Lam)

The following post comes to us from Jackie Lam, contributing writer for HiCharlie.com, an online resource for budgeting, saving and tracking finances. This post was originally published here. Are you daydreaming of being your own boss? Whether entrepreneurs are manifesting their business plans by securing financing, drumming up marketing plans, and expanding their network by meeting … Continue reading Tips on Jump-Starting Your Small Business (Contribution from Jackie Lam)

4 Ways to Become Your Most Confident Self (Contribution from Patrick Bailey)

The following post comes to us from Patrick Bailey, a professional writer focusing on the fields of mental health, addiction, and living in recovery. Learn more about Patrick in his bio following his article. Being the best version of yourself is a powerful feeling, and it's one you can achieve no matter where you are … Continue reading 4 Ways to Become Your Most Confident Self (Contribution from Patrick Bailey)

37 Questions Every New Communications Grad Wants Answered

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of heading back to my Alma mater, Penn State for the spring meeting of the Alumni Society Board on which I currently service as the Outreach Chair. In addition to much "official  business," I enjoyed many authentic interactions with students, faculty, and other alums. This time around, it … Continue reading 37 Questions Every New Communications Grad Wants Answered

How to Master Customer Support for your Small Business (Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)

The following post comes to us from Keith Coppersmith, an experienced business consultant who serves small businesses and startups. How to Master Customer Support for your Small Business Did you know that 51% of customers stop doing business after just one negative experience? Research further shows that businesses lose over $62 billion every year on poor … Continue reading How to Master Customer Support for your Small Business (Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)

A No Is As Good As a Yes

The first Monday of each month, I dust off a favorite post from the Bennis Inc Blog archives and give you another chance to enjoy the wit and wisdom that’s been shared. Enjoy this month’s treasure – and if it inspires you – be sure to share it with family and friends! Think for a moment how … Continue reading A No Is As Good As a Yes