The Professional Way to Deliver Hard News

The hard truth is that at some point in your professional career you will need to deliver news that is negative, critical, or disappointing to someone else. We are humans, after all. This means we're going to make mistakes and continually adjust from the steep learning curve that is life. Being perfect in an effort … Continue reading The Professional Way to Deliver Hard News

How Busy People Do It All

The saying goes “If you need something done, ask a busy person.” I have found this so true time and time again. And guess what? I’m often that busy person who gets asked. From minimal requests of “Can you take care of this?” to “Do you want to be fully responsible for this intense volunteer … Continue reading How Busy People Do It All

Should I outsource my social media management?

It's a question I get asked often by clients and professional contacts. Should I outsource my social media management? Is it better to keep this in-house, or is it safe to have a firm or consultant take over? My answer, as it is with most things related to communications and public relations, is that it … Continue reading Should I outsource my social media management?

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Increase Employee Productivity (Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)

The following post comes to us from Keith Coppersmith, an experienced business consultant who serves small businesses and startups. Employees are the very core of every business. Without employees, you simply cannot do what's necessary on your own in order to grow or develop your business further. However, simply having employees is sometimes not enough to … Continue reading 5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Increase Employee Productivity (Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)

5 Ways to Create a Culture of Empowerment (Guest Blog by Sarah Pike)

The following post comes to us from returning guest blogger, Sarah Pike. Sarah is a freelancer and teacher with a passion for sharing innovative ideas about entrepreneurship, productivity and company culture. Be sure to visit her author's bio below to learn more and connect! ———————————————————————————————— 5 Ways to Create a Culture of Empowerment If you’re tired of obscure strategies about more … Continue reading 5 Ways to Create a Culture of Empowerment (Guest Blog by Sarah Pike)