Interns to the Rescue! :: Women on Business

Women on Business

It feels good to support these businesses and I get to spend more time on the activities I enjoy. There comes a time, however, when an extra hand is needed to get something done and I don’t want to hire someone long-term or for a lot of money.

How to Revive a Tired Network

Harvard Business Review

On a scale of one to five, how important is having a good network to your ability to accomplish your goals? Even the most naive of them agree that, like it or not, relationships hold the key to both their current capac­ity and future success. Add to Cart.

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How to Improve Your Sales Skills, Even If You’re Not a Salesperson

Harvard Business Review

At some point in your career, even if you’re not a salesperson, you’re going to have to sell something — whether it’s your idea , your team, or yourself. So how can you improve your sales skills, especially if you don’t pitch people often? “Very few parents say they want their kids to grow up to be a salesperson,” he says. “Many of them tell me that sales is something they never want to do in their careers.”

Leadership & Emotional Control | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

There has been no shortage of information published on the topic of Emotional IQ or what’s referred to as EQ in recent years. After all, being in touch with your emotions, as well as being in tune with the emotions of others is an important trait for any leader to possess.

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Can Leaders Take a Break? :: Women on Business

Women on Business

By Sylvia Lafair Do we have to go off to an island with limited access to the internet to get some quiet? Is it ever okay to put a “do not disturb” sign on the office door? The revolution for women to be able to fulfill oneself is good and right.

My Personal Coach

Coaching Tip

They don’t even have to be good at the sport. He never tells you what to do,” another writer said. Instead, he suggests to you, in an extraordinarily inarticulate fashion, what you want to do yourself.”. The great challenge in performing is listening to yourself,” he said.

Design Matters

N2Growth Blog

While I have heard many a professional downplay the value of design, it has been my experience that most business people who espouse this opinion are commenting on something outside of their domain expertise in an attempt to justify a competing agenda or a position of ignorance.

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How Women at the Top Can Renew Their Mental Energy

Harvard Business Review

For women with leadership ambitions, there is no shortage of advice for how to reach the top. By learning to lean in, speak out, negotiate, delegate, and a dozen other behaviors, women everywhere are launching themselves through the glass ceilings of their organizations, landing jobs at or near the C-suite level. While top-level jobs are tough on everyone, the transition to senior management comes with extra challenges for women. tomas robertson/unsplash.

6 Ways to Keep Good Ideas from Dying at Your Company

Harvard Business Review

And yet when companies suddenly decide to “get more innovative,” starting hackathons, idea competitions, and accelerator programs, they typically forget to address all those things that kill perfectly good ideas after they hatch. Here are six ways to change that. Executives may be playing favorites with one way to approach a particular opportunity, or it may be hard to envision how a tiny customer base can get big.