A Chameleon Consultant – Learning How to Be Who Your Customers Need

A “chameleon” consultant?  Yes! There are some great qualities we can observe and learn from these transformative creatures as it relates to growing effective leadership and influence in our own professions. But before we dive into all that, a quick science lesson. Chameleons change colors by rearranging a lattice of nanocrystals in one of the … Continue reading A Chameleon Consultant – Learning How to Be Who Your Customers Need

Entrepreneurship from a Child’s Eyes

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 as long as my … Continue reading Entrepreneurship from a Child’s Eyes

5 Phrases That Destroy Business Relationships

When it comes to hiring a professional to fulfill a need for you, naturally we want to hire someone who we feel confident will meet both our needs and our budget. However, in our effort to communicate this, some common phrases have crept into our language that are less than favorable - and sometimes downright … Continue reading 5 Phrases That Destroy Business Relationships

7 Things I Will Never Have as a Business Owner

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! While there are many advantages … Continue reading 7 Things I Will Never Have as a Business Owner

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

Balancing Work and Summer Schedules

If you’re a working parent of school-age children, summer can really throw a curveball into family schedules. Your work schedule and professional responsibilities haven’t changed, for the most part, but now you have kids’ schedules (or lack thereof) to merge into an already busy calendar. How does it all work? Can it work? We’ve now … Continue reading Balancing Work and Summer Schedules

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

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

Content Creation Isn’t Always Glamorous: 5 Things You Need to Know (Guest Contribution from Indiana Lee)

The following post comes to us from Indiana Lee, a writer, reader, and expert on business operations, leadership, marketing, and lifestyle. Keep reading to learn her personal perspective on content creation in today's changing world. There are over 50 million people who consider themselves to be content creators across the globe. Some are more successful … Continue reading Content Creation Isn’t Always Glamorous: 5 Things You Need to Know (Guest Contribution from Indiana Lee)