Become a Market Leader

Become a Market Leader

URLEmail Competition is very tough in almost any market. Add some volatility of market conditions influenced by politics, tough economy, and other critical factors, and you’ve got one pile of mess to take care of in business-that is, in case you don’t have the right type of plan having the appropriate strategies to execute it. But should businesses wait out better market conditions before making any important decisions in investments as well as expansion? Multi-award winning business leaders take into account a “wait and see” approach that a few big businesses make to be counter-intuitive. Within the distinguished international business

6 Most Annoying Myths about Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders

6 Most Annoying Myths about Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders

URLEmail Women in business still face prejudices and clichés that their male counterparts don’t have to deal with. The good news is that many of these myths are already dying. Changing attitudes and new opportunities are giving female entrepreneurs and business leaders a chance to shine. As much as times have changes, there are some persistent myths that simply refuse to go away. Here are a few of those that need to be addressed and debunked pronto. Myth 1: Women are Not Leaders by Nature This is probably the worst of all claims because it states that leadership is not

Motivating Your Employees to Get Involved in Strategic Planning

Featured Image- Motivating your employees to get involved in Strategic Planning

URLEmail It is vital these days for businesses of all sizes to plan ahead and have the right strategies in place in order to boost business success. Competition is stiff no matter what sector you are in, which means that developing effective strategies is vital. However, this is not something that you can do alone – you also need to try and get your employees on board to help with strategic planning and implementation. As all business owners know, your employees are the lifeblood of your company. With this in mind, it is important to involve them in the growth

Why Leading With a Servant’s Heart Should Matter to You

servant's heart

My perspective on leadership is somewhat different from most. Anyone can yell orders or coerce others into doing what they want through a variety of strategies. But there is one way that will lead you straight into people’s hearts forever, and it’s not for the weak of stomach. It’s leading with a servant’s heart. That means putting yourself out there and taking care of those you are leading. There are so many examples of it in literature, from the story of Jesus washing feet, to Mother Theresa, to the Dalai Lama. Showing up and doing the hard stuff. Digging the

How to Dress Like a Smart and Successful Entrepreneur

How to dress like a smart and successful entrepreneur

~by Jenny Park~ . There are times when we try to look witty we tend to do unfortunate stuff that makes us look stupid instead. Some people tend to experiment with unusual words and even put on an excellent poker face when speaking, which, based on studies, can blow you up straight in the face. We have this feeling that we can be successful, that we can make our small ideas big. Those may bring you millions, and eventually, you will get famous because of your innovative ideas. Do you feel this? Do you expect it to happen because you

6 Signs You Have What it Takes to Be a Great Leader

6 Signs You Have What it Takes to Be a Great Leader

~by Jessica Whitton~ . Being a great leader is nоt a gоаl for mаnу, however, if уоu do want to be one, mаkе sure you hаvе the necessary qualities. Some people hаvе lеаdеrѕhір ѕkіllѕ іn their blood, but nоt аll оf them want tо pursue this as a career. Only one-third оf еmрlоуееѕ think that іn order to аdvаnсе their саrееr, they need to become a mаnаgеr. In a recent survey, it wаѕ noticed that only оnе out fіvе еmрlоуееѕ said that they would leave their соmраnу іf they wеrе not рrоvіdеd the сhаnсе to ѕhоw their lеаdеrѕhір ѕkіllѕ. Cоmраnіеѕ

7 Truly Awe-Inspiring Women Leaders Across the World

7 Truly Awe-Inspiring Women Leaders Across the World

While equality is still a distant dream for feminists, there are some women who have managed to rise to positions of leadership. As the cream that rose to the top, these are some of the most inspiring women in the world. Here are 7 women leaders who you can’t help but be awed by. 1. Angela Merkel As the Chancellor of Germany since 2005, Merkel has held her own on the political stage for 12 years already. Her supporters refer to her as ‘Mutti’, which means mother – showing that having a feminine and caring touch doesn’t have to make

How to Simplify Your Business Administration and Improve Efficiency

~by Sophia Beirne~ . One of the most important aspects of any business is the ability to work efficiently. However, with so much going on throughout the day, it is easy for work to pile up, in turn, slowing the process at which your business functions. Here are some tips on how to simplify your business administration. Stick to a Set of Goals Perhaps the best way to expedite business processes is to create a set of goals each morning and stick to them. When there is not a rigid plan in place it can be difficult to get anything

Business Management: How to Get Your Work Teams to Be More Productive

~by Hannah Whittenly~ . If you’re leading a team, you may have found that getting them to do their best work from day to day is one of your biggest challenges. Trying to force them to work harder and faster may be counterproductive as it fosters resistance and bad feelings. You certainly don’t want to face a contest of wills every day. Instead, you have to find ways to organize and support them. Here are some ideas for getting your teams to be more productive. Stop Repetitive Meetings A significant chunk of your team’s day may be spent in progress

How Your Business Can Make a Difference in Your Community

~by Lizzie Weakley~ . Every business man or woman works to serve the greater community. You want people to travel from many miles away to visit your business. You want to change lives and inspire others to follow in your footsteps. Eventually, you know that doing business is not all about making money and earning a living. Learn how the power and success of your business can make a difference in your community in a very positive way.     Provide Jobs Everyone knows how important it is to provide jobs in the community. Every city is known for the job