How Entrepreneurs Become Visionary Leaders

Jain, Naveen “How Entrepreneurs Become Visionary Leaders” posted on December 11, 2011 retrieved on May 25, 2016 As a child I experienced firsthand the severe effects of poverty and illiteracy, especially upon women and children. My parents taught me the importance of education and that it was a key to improving an individual’s life. […]

The Virtual Assistant: A Startup’s Secret Weapon

  Warren, Renee “The Virtual Assistant: A Startup’s Secret Weapon”, posted on October 20, 2015 retrieved on May 17, 2016 The biggest secret of highly productive people isn’t in any way ground breaking, but it is most often forgotten: They don’t try and do everything themselves. In theory, delegating work sounds like a […]

How to Take a Vacation When It’s Tough to Get Away

MAHAMA, GYAWU, “How to Take a Vacation When It’s Tough to Get Away”,, posted on April 15, 2016 retrieved on May 4, 2016 All work and no play makes for a burned out entrepreneur. You can, and should, get away. Here’s how. A key harbinger of success for your business is your personal […]

The Best Music for Staying Productive at Work, Backed by Science

Ciotti,Gregory “The Best Music for Staying Productive at Work, Backed by Science”, Inc,,, posted on April 21,2016, retrieved on April 21, 2016 Music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity. But does music itself help one to create? It’s a question worth asking, since music has increasingly become a part […]

Stanford Professor Shares Top 3 Strategies of Brilliant Negotiators

CALHOUN, LISA “Stanford Professor Shares Top 3 Strategies” , Inc, General partner, Valor Ventures posted March 23, 2016 retrived March 23,2016 Great negotiators get ahead faster. Here’s how you do it   You’ve heard it before: You don’t get what you deserve; you get what you negotiate. Stanford professor Maggie Neale just released a book, Getting (More of) What […]

Why Brainstorming Doesn’t Work and 3 Alternatives That Do

Macnaught, Stacey “Why Brainstorming Doesn’t Work and 3 Alternatives That Do” PUBLISHED ON: MAR 10, 2016 retrieved March 11 2016 Brainstorming doesn’t work. But these 3 alternative ideation tactics could help you to generate over 100 ideas in just 30 minutes. If you’ve ever been a part of an unproductive brainstorming session, you’ll know just […]

Customer Experience Is the New Customer Service

Colin Nagy, Skift.”Customer Experience IS the New Customer Service”, posted on 11/04/15 retrieved on 11/4/15 When customer service is done exceptionally well, it’s in part due to the predictive skills of the particular customer service representative. It’s like a game of checkers: understanding fairly predictable outcomes and always trying to think a step or two […]

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Reduce Stress at Work

White, Martha C.”5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Reduce Stress at Work”, posted on 01/22/14 retrieved on 8/21/15 Is stress as much a permanent fixture at your job as the office coffee machine? If so, you’ve got plenty of company. According to the American Psychological Association, workplace stress costs American companies an estimated $300 billion annually.  There’s […]