Three Things To Keep In Mind When Dealing With A Challenging Client

in Decision Making, Leadership Essentials Apr 25, 2017

  In business, there are certain truths that transcend industry, geography, and size. One such truth is the fact that clients can sometimes be challenging.

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Three Reasons Why Funny People Make Great Employees

in Helpful Insights Apr 20, 2017

  For entrepreneurs, managers, and leaders of all types, recruiting team members is one of the most challenging aspects of the job.

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Three Signs You're Becoming A Real CEO

in Apr 13, 2017

There are two ways to become a CEO. The first and most traditional route is to work your way up through the ranks of an organization until you find yourself in the top leadership position.

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Living Dangerously: Why People With A Lot To Lose Make The Best Entrepreneurs

in Apr 11, 2017

  My interests lean toward the eclectic, and as a result I love to draw business inspiration from unexpected sources. One such unexpected source of inspiration is art.

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The Best Dealmakers Know That Every Deal Dies Three Times Before It Closes

in Decision Making, Helpful Insights Apr 3, 2017

Entrepreneurship, and arguably business in general for that matter, is all about the art of the deal. Whether you’re hiring employees, selling your product, or raising capital, deals are what make the world go ‘round.

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How To Raise An Entrepreneurial Child

in Mar 31, 2017

As the CEO of a growing technology company, I have a lot of responsibility placed on my shoulders. I’m accountable to my team, clients, and investors, and I work hard every day to ensure that I’m looking out for their best interests.

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Three Overlooked Negotiation Skills Entrepreneurs Need To Master

in Decision Making, Leadership Essentials Mar 27, 2017

Much has been made as of late about the art of negotiation. From politics to popular business media, entrepreneurs and business leaders are bombarded with the message that hard-line, zero-sum negotiations are the only way to go.

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Three Undeniable Truths I've Learned On My Leadership Journey

in Mar 17, 2017

  Much has been written about what it takes to become a successful leader. There is no shortage of books, courses, and columns like this that purport to share the secrets of success.

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Why Trump's Plan To Defund CDFIs Would Be Disastrous For America's Small Businesses

in Helpful Insights Mar 17, 2017

Perhaps unsurprisingly, President Trump’s first budget blueprint, released on March 16th, has attracted the usual mix of outrage, confusion, and support that we’ve all become accustomed to over the past year.

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Why The Fed's Rate Increase Is Great For Banks And Small Businesses Alike

in Helpful Insights Mar 15, 2017

  Yesterday, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates once again, introducing an increase of .25%,  raising their target for short-term interest rates to a range of 0.75% and 1.00%.

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