Two Things Your Boss Wishes You Knew about Finance

If you’re not working in your company’s finance department, you might not think you need to know anything about finance. You may not even be privy to the financial statements. Regardless, a few financial nuggets can increase your knowledge, enhance your working relationship with your boss and help you contribute to the company’s bottom line.…

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Simplifying Accounting for Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners

Unless you’re an accountant, maintaining your books may not be high on your priority list. However, making finance work for you and streamlining these tasks can make a big impact on the profitability and longevity of your business. Whether you’re passionate about technology, consulting, sales or web design, get ready to crunch those numbers faster…

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Back to Marketing Basics with the Four Ps

With the explosion of digital marketing tools, it’s easy to get lost amidst the choices. Scoping out new marketing technologies can be exciting. On the other hand, finding the right tool can also be overwhelming, time-consuming and frustrating. Don’t let the wide array of shiny tech objects result in a shortsighted marketing strategy. Take a…

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3 Marketing Traps to Avoid & What to Do Instead

There’s no shortage of marketing advice at our disposal these days. Does it ever seem like the list of marketing tools and tactics just keeps getting longer? Set aside tactics for a moment. To achieve a successful, sustainable marketing program, start by keeping a few important don’ts in mind. Regardless of what marketing tools you…

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8 Ways to Bond with Your Remote Workforce

Despite companies like Yahoo and Aetna that recently eliminated telework options, the number of remote workers in the US is growing. Gallup’s 2016 report showed that 43% of US employees work remotely at least some of the time. And why not? The benefits can be huge: increased productivity and efficiency for disciplined employees, lower real-estate…

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Leaders Needed: Charisma Not Required

It’s true: people with outgoing, charismatic personalities often rise to the top when it comes to leadership selection. Their personality traits naturally help them stand out from the crowd. However, neither charisma nor intelligence predicts long-term leadership effectiveness. Leaders come in all shapes and sizes and with many different personalities and skill traits. You are…

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Finding the Right Coach To Accelerate Your Growth

In a previous article, we highlighted the benefits of working with a professional coach, whether you’re a corporate executive, entrepreneur, solopreneur or anything in between. Now, learn how to hire the coach that’s right for you and how to structure your working relationship for success. We’ll hear from two Atlanta businesswomen on this topic: Jodie Charlop, a…

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Entrepreneurs, Invest In Your Future With A Coach

Coaching isn’t just for corporate executives. Entrepreneurs stand to benefit as well, whether it’s growing your leadership skills or learning how to sell your venture. Consider how premier athletes use coaches. Rather than being a remedial practice, coaching allows skilled athletes to reach breakthrough performance goals and become even better at their game. Think of…

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Why Entrepreneurs Need a Wolf Pack

It’s old news that the successful Lone Wolf is often a myth. What entrepreneurs need is a stellar wolf pack. Regardless of the business model, it’s worth your time and effort—not to mention resources—to outfit your venture with this type of role-based structure. More than a just a collection of friends and family, an entrepreneur’s…

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