7 Out of the Box Interview Activities

Sometimes, the standard interview just questions don’t cut it when you're hiring. Even after asking out of the box interview questions, you

Tips on Improving Focus So You Can Achieve Your Goals

Some people are fans of sticky notes. Others love cloud-based tools like Evernote. Some keep ‘em stored in their brains. Regardless of

Ultimate List of Reasons NOT to Grow Your Business

You may have read that title and thought…wait, why wouldn’t someone want to grow their business? Growth is good, right? It is—but that

It’s not just business. It’s personal, too.

We do business with people (people that we know, like and trust). We spend time building strong relationships with co-workers and other

Essential Phrases for Your Next New Business Meeting

When you go to meet with a new client, you need to have a list of objectives to accomplish during that meeting. A plan, if you will. Why?

Foolproof Strategies to Help You Get New Business Now

Ever had a slow week within your business and thought, “Oh no…we’re not busy enough—I need to get new business right now!” We’ve all been

Why It’s Essential to Build a Referral Program into a Small Business

You’ve scoffed at the idea of building a referral program. “That’s not how you get customers,” you think. “I get customers the old-fashioned

Top 5 Moments for Straight Talk in Business

While there are certainly moments when fluff and niceties can be an asset to you as a business owner, there are times when there’s just

The Top 5 Ways to Build Trust

Steven Covey, author of The Speed of Trust, says, “We judge ourselves by our intentions and others by their behavior.” That’s a pretty

What Your Team Needs to Hear RIGHT NOW

Your team looks to you as the leader—and they need to know that as the leader, you have a plan. You’re the captain that’s steering this