4 Things Entrepreneurs Should Do Before Meeting Investors

Investor meetings must never be taken lightly. Following certain steps will ensure that the end result of the meeting is feasible.  Meeting investors have to be a mutually beneficial gathering where both the parties see some value. Once you have

Top 10 Ways to Increase Your Influence.

If you are going to grow your business, one of the primary things you will have to do is to increase your influence. Influence is the ability to change other people’s thoughts, beliefs, and actions, and if you are going

5 Leadership Skills Every Great Leader Needs to Succeed

You may think of leadership skills as something that belongs to corporate culture, but they’re just as critical to any entrepreneurial business. Starting a business is a concentrated experience. Everything you do is more immediate, more definitive, more tied to

4 Things Entrepreneurs Should Do Before Meeting Investors

Investor meetings must never be taken lightly. Following certain steps will ensure that the end result of the meeting is feasible.  Meeting investors have to be a mutually beneficial gathering where both the parties see some value. Once you have

Top 10 Ways to Increase Your Influence.

If you are going to grow your business, one of the primary things you will have to do is to increase your influence. Influence is the ability to change other people’s thoughts, beliefs, and actions, and if you are going

The 4 People Every Successful Business Needs

Every business needs these four people to provide your business with direction and energy, momentum and connection, correction and elaboration, reflection and openness. Building a business is rough, launching a startup is tough, running an organization is grueling, and leading

Small Improvements That Can Transform Your Professional Life

If you don’t work in manufacturing – which is very likely since less than 9% of U.S. jobs are in the manufacturing sector – then you probably think continuous improvement has nothing to do with you. And you would be wrong.

What we’ve learned from 10 years of being in the software development business

Whether to work for others or not work it was the question for three graduate students and they decided in favor of going out on their own. In nine months, they made their first $1,000 and started their own software

The $7 Million Company With No Managers

You talk about openness and transparency. But do you publicly share revenue figures and key performance indicator results? Do you publish your salary and the salaries of everyone at your company? Probably not. And you’ve probably never even thought about

How companies make good decisions: McKinsey Global Survey Results

Do strong decision-making processes lead to good decisions? This McKinsey survey highlights several process steps that are strongly associated with good financial and operational outcomes. In the survey, we asked executives from around the world about a specific capital or