How to Stay Focused When Conflict and Negativity Seep Into the Workplace

Meeting the daily demands of your career is challenging enough, let alone adding on conflict and negativity which creates a whole other hurdle to cross. This could be a conflict in a professional relationship or a personal one; both are equally distracting and painful to navigate. If you're like me, I don't like conflict. I … Continue reading How to Stay Focused When Conflict and Negativity Seep Into the Workplace

10 Tips for Starting a Beauty Business (Guest Contribution from Grant Polachek)

The following post comes to us from Grant Polachek of Squadhelp.com, the world's leading crowdsource naming platform. Keep reading to benefit from his expertise in helping clients start thriving beauty businesses. When most people think of beauty brands, they instantly think of gorgeous models with perfect faces styled with flawless makeup on Instagram. But beyond the … Continue reading 10 Tips for Starting a Beauty Business (Guest Contribution from Grant Polachek)

How Some of the Worst Jobs Have Made My Career Better

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! For anyone who has worked … Continue reading How Some of the Worst Jobs Have Made My Career Better

Knowing When to Say No to New Business

Our society has led us to believe that more is better. But really, the only true and consistent correlation is that more is more. What you choose to do with that "more" could result in benefits like business growth and extra income - but it could also bring stress, exhaustion, and frustration if the opportunity … Continue reading Knowing When to Say No to New Business

Out of Office – Part I

For over 11 years I have never missed a Monday. That's right - 582 blogs have been published even though major life transitions like getting married, adding two beautiful boys to our family, extreme busy seasons, seasons where writing inspiration waned, and from locations all over the world. I prioritized consistency, and in doing so, … Continue reading Out of Office – Part I

How to Solve Business Mistakes with Grace and Professionalism

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! We all work to serve … Continue reading How to Solve Business Mistakes with Grace and Professionalism

In America, I am free to…

Happy Memorial Day! In honor of this holiday, one where America pauses in remembrance of those who fought and lost their lives for our freedom, I wanted to reshare a blog that encourages us to think deeper about the meaning of freedom. How would you finish this sentence? “In America, I am free to_____________.” Think … Continue reading In America, I am free to…

How to Be Respectful of Other People’s Time

Time. It's the one commodity of which we cannot make more. There are some creative ways we can maximize the use of our time, protect it, and even outsource tasks on our to-do list to conserve our time for where we really want to spend it, but the fact of the matter remains. We cannot … Continue reading How to Be Respectful of Other People’s Time

Flip the Script: Would you say that to a man?

Death by a thousand papercuts. You know…those little, needling comments that when combined with enough frequency and time, can create a gaping wound in our confidence and self-worth. It happens in conversations daily – even ones made in a setting where you'd expect the topics to be professional, or worse yet, loving. Growing up female, … Continue reading Flip the Script: Would you say that to a man?

The Keys to Effective Communication in a Global Team (Guest Contribution from Jennifer Hahn Masterson)

The following post comes to us from Jennifer Hahn Masterson, an experienced content strategist with a focus on business communication. Learn from Jennifer how to effectively communicate with your team, even when they seem "worlds" apart. The global pandemic might have forever altered the way we live and work. But it also woke many business … Continue reading The Keys to Effective Communication in a Global Team (Guest Contribution from Jennifer Hahn Masterson)