Managing the Family Business: Leadership Roles

A consistent findings about family business systems; the business, its owners, and the family in control is that strong, long-term business performance also requires strong performance by the family and by the ownership group. You cannot keep a family business performing well over many years just focusing on the business. Family unity, united ownership and […]

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Bridging the Leadership Perception Divide

Leadership style has a huge impact on how employees feel and perform at work. And while many leaders may think they inspire innovation, creativity, collaboration and other traits that move the business forward, research shows their employees might well disagree. To be effective, a leader must make sure his or her perception of personal actions does, in fact, align with […]

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You can also use Direct Mail for your Business

While email and social media marketing are increasing in popularity, many small businesses have not abandoned their direct mail campaigns. Digital means, such as email and social networking sites, are heavily used in today’s marketing world, but traditional direct mail is still the most efficient form of advertising they can be used for a range […]

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Feel Like an Impostor? Here is How to Fix It

“Impostor syndrome” describes a pattern of thinking that leads people to disregard their accomplishments and constantly fear of being seen as a fraud amongst their peers. It is not a true disorder; rather, it refers to a common pattern of thinking that afflicts many people, especially entrepreneurs. Impostor syndrome can present itself as anxiety, fear and self-doubt […]

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Open Office Etiquette for Workers

Open offices are increasingly common, saving money and encouraging collaboration. However, seating employees in the same room with an open floor plan can also lead to distraction, inefficiency and sometimes even conflict. It is important to be polite and self-aware in the workplace especially when working directly next to your colleagues. Here are five tips […]

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