Leadership & Team

Mind the Gap: Confidence vs. Arrogance!

During my visit to London for the 2012 Summer Games, I got inspired for a blog series. In the London Underground, “Mind the Gap” is the constant warning to “see and beware” of the space between the platform and the train door.

Jeff Klubeck      Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The 3 A's of Entrepreneurship

I was just interviewed recently and asked what is the most important strategy for Entrepreneurs in 2019. I decided to come up with something I will call “The 3 A's":

Megan Flanagan      Monday, January 28, 2019

Marketing With a Smile

What does a smile have to do with marketing? Everything! A smile sells abundance, confidence, humanity and so much more.

Ken Rochon      Tuesday, January 22, 2019

If You’re Leveling Up Your Business, Better Level Up Your Life

This past year, I have learned that you can’t just level up your business as a sole endeavor. Leveling up your business means that you will view not only your business in a new light, but you will see possibilities where none might have been before.

Hilary Jastram      Saturday, January 19, 2019

How to Sell Your Personal Brand to a Skeptic

It’s common to experience in life and in business that you’ll always encounter three types of people when selling yourself as a brand – your personal brand.

Ires Alliston      Saturday, January 19, 2019

Develop • Disrupt • Download

In a world of too much information, you want to stand out more than ever! Take a step back, a day off or even a week to reflect and think about how you distinguish yourself from everyone else in your space.

Ken Rochon      Saturday, January 19, 2019

Turning Leadership Inside Out

Their professional relationship was strong and mutually enriching. Yet the fact that they were polar opposites in their communication and leadership style caused frequent and not only small difficulties between them and for the workflow.

Leeza Carlone Steindorf      Saturday, January 19, 2019

How To Start A Business From Scratch

Starting your entrepreneurial journey can seem overwhelming. There are so many things that need to get done, and maybe you don’t know where to start.

Marian Esanu      Thursday, January 10, 2019

Lead by Example

Last year was my first, self-run coaching program. I taught students how to take advantage of Facebook ads to help market and promote your business.

Andrew Hall      Thursday, January 10, 2019

5 Ways to Work Past the Overwhelm AKA Analysis Paralysis

What happens when you are too overwhelmed to move a step further? What happens when the thought of tackling your to-do list freezes you to the spot?

Hilary Jastram      Thursday, January 10, 2019

Six Leadership Lessons On How To Structure Your Team For Success

It’s a very important part of an entrepreneur’s journey to transition from being a one man (or woman) stop shop to becoming the leader and CEO of a team you have built to help support the growth of your business.

Michelle Ciantar      Wednesday, January 9, 2019

9 Branding and Marketing Mistakes to Avoid Online

While there is no single perfect method to branding and marketing a product or service online, the benefits of having a strong brand are crucial than ever before! While marketing is the lifeblood of any business.

Ires Alliston      Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Are These Author Blocks Causing You To Procrastinate?

If you’re a keen student of marketing and sales, you’re likely aware that publishing a book gives you many advantages in business.

Colin Campbell      Wednesday, December 5, 2018

How Strategic Partnerships Can Benefit Your Business

Strategic business partnerships can give small businesses such as yours the edge to help them compete with larger companies.

Andrew Wallis      Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Coaching is The Key

Do you ever get so frustrated with your marketing results (or lack of them) that you want to throw your laptop against the wall?

Loren West      Tuesday, December 4, 2018

5 Reasons and Remedies for Procrastination

“I’m a Procrastinator!” “I’m a HUGE Procrastinator!” “I’m SUCH a Procrastinator!” Have you ever said something like that to yourself or anyone else? Have you ever heard someone say it? I bet the answer to both questions is YES! But why?

Jeff Klubeck      Friday, November 30, 2018

Revealing the Power of Chess in Business

Being in Seattle the day Amazon announced their record-breaking earnings was the day I was speaking to employees and chess club members about: Revealing the Power of Chess to Professionals.

Jim Egerton      Friday, November 30, 2018

Motivation’s Enemy

Swords clashed. Armor jingled. Deep grunts could be heard as men felt the brutal force of blade upon a shield. Arrows whistled through the air, some hitting their mark, some covered in tar and set on fire, many making their kill.

Marcos Jacober      Monday, November 26, 2018

Psychology Of Social Selling

Everyone is always selling. It is always pretty obvious when someone is selling a product or a service to you but how often do you not realize you are being sold to? It is happening every moment of every day.

Megan Flanagan      Wednesday, November 21, 2018

LinkedIn Is Where It’s At! (If You Know How To Use It!)

Did you know that you can actually use LinkedIn to engage ideal prospective client family members and bring a lot of leads to your business? Are you interested in having more business? I have created a system to engage ideal prospective client family me

Terri Levine      Monday, August 20, 2018

Why Transparency Is Important To Business

Transparency builds trust and makes employees feel that they're working for a company with higher ethical standards. According to a 2014 American Psychological Association Survey, 25% of employees do not trust their employer. Half of them believe their e

Christopher Salem      Monday, August 20, 2018

Mind The Gap: Success vs. Achievement!

In the London Underground, “Mind the Gap” is the constant warning to “see and beware” of the space between the platform and the train door…literally a matter of life and death! Boarding my blog, however, this same phrase is a plea to consider the valuabl

Jeff Klubeck      Thursday, July 19, 2018

"You Must Believe to Achieve What You Desire.. "

For a lot of people, making money from the comfort of their own home or while traveling abroad, is still a foreign concept. Even though MILLIONS of people spend BILLIONS of dollars every single day through sites like Amazon, Ebay, Etsy... and on an un

Loren West      Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Does Your Mission Feel Like Punishment? You Might Be Doing It Wrong

We have a responsibility to be an instrument of abundance to our team members...as they are to us. So many people start working in their passion when they finally identify what it is. And it is a terrifying step to take. For one, you need to realize th

Hilary Jastram      Monday, July 9, 2018

How to Use Facebook Live: A Step-by-Step Guide

Facebook launched Facebook Live in 2016 and it has become a game changer. If you are unsure exactly what it is, it is essentially a live video streaming service that lets anyone broadcast from their mobile devices straight to their Facebook News Feed.

Andrew Wallis      Monday, July 9, 2018

Fail Forward, Or Die Tryin’…

Have you ever met a person that was so good at something it's like they were born that way? Or someone so knowledgeable in their field, hobby, or interests, that people from all walks of life seek them out for advice and direction?

Loren West      Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Women In Small Business

According to The 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report from American Express, the number of female-owned businesses has skyrocketed 45 percent since 2007. Women entrepreneurs have had a huge impact on our country’s small business sector, and those n

Kris Miller & Tia Ross      Friday, June 22, 2018

Social Proofing With Gratitude

Life is short, so make the most of it by living every moment you can in gratitude, happiness and love. Think of the people you love the most and the more you honor them, the more you will experience abundance, happiness, love and success.

Ken Rochon      Thursday, June 21, 2018

Leading To Create Great Team Performance

Great teams are forged in the fires of meaningful performance and worthy challenges. Leaders can engage in practices and processes that serve to create high performance teams. In fact, skillful leadership is critical to the formation, sustainability and

Dusty Staub      Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Anatomy of a Successful Email Marketing Campaign

The world has changed a lot since emails were the primary way to communicate with your prospects and clients. With so many channels to communicate through, it’s no wonder business owners are super confused on how to get their message out to their mark

Andrew Wallis      Friday, June 1, 2018

Mind The Gap: Sacrifice vs Compromise!

“Mind the Gap”, in the London Underground, is the constant warning to “see and beware” of the space between the platform and the train door…literally a matter of life and death! Boarding my blog, however, “Mind the Gap” is a 2-minute focus on the “valuab

Jeff Klubeck      Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Leadership — And the Crowd Went Wild

I had the opportunity to attend one of the most intense sales conferences ever produced. It was Grant Cardone’s 10X Growth Conference at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas. For three days brand name speakers presented to more than 9,500 people — up from

Jim Egerton      Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Leadership — And the Crowd Went Wild

I had the opportunity to attend one of the most intense sales conferences ever produced. It was Grant Cardone’s 10X Growth Conference at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas. For three days brand name speakers presented to more than 9,500 people — up from

Jim Egerton      Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Interview: Steve Olsher

As a result, the assurance of 'where to stop and to start' tends to get lost along the journey, and so, a lot of time and effort is wasted. Others may have stable jobs. Yet, they don’t feel contented about it, or they feel that something is really lackin

Kate Mikado      Friday, April 27, 2018

How to Find Effective Team Members

I was the only one from my department there with other departments, maybe my boss knew? Prior to the training, our boss told everyone in the company to take the training class, and if we refused, we would not have our job anymore.

Heide Har      Friday, April 13, 2018

The Secret To Leadership Mastery

I’m going to share my formula with you that took my own leadership mastery to the top 1% for a Forbes top 50 listed performer in a $25.9 US trillion industry. Why?

Meryem Arpaci      Friday, March 30, 2018

Has Your Business Got Staying Power?

This is the foundation of your business. Before you can grow, it is important to have a clear vision of your future and the expectations of your business and put this down in writing. Questions to ask yourself would be… what type of business model will I

Andrew Wallis      Monday, March 26, 2018

Build Your Lifestyle First

There are very few points where everything runs as smoothly as we hope it should, that’s just the nature of this game we call business.

Andrew Wallis      Monday, March 26, 2018

The Art Of Leadership As A Heart-repreneur

Based on Amazon’s principles and other companies that I resonate with, I developed these principles for my own business which you can modify for your business.

Terri Levine      Friday, March 23, 2018

Are you a Leader? Leave Your Foot Print.

Often, I have seen that leaders become very formal when they talk to their team. Being formal is good but beware of being too formal, as it starts creating a wall between you and your team. How would you feel if your 5-year-old son or daughter wanted to r

Ajit Shrivastva      Thursday, March 8, 2018

Is Your Business Fit and Healthy or is it in need of immediate resuscitation?

My parents taught me from an early age to aim to live on less than I earned and save money for a rainy day. Now in my role as a business consultant, I always encourage the fitness business owners I work with to make sure they have cash on hand to cover em

Andrew Wallis      Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Leadership: Hiring the Right Mindset & Skillset

Successful business people have the ability to visualize the future to their advantage. Chess players are very good at visualizing the future when analyzing candidate moves. In chess, we call it calculating. It’s really carrying a series of mental images

Jim Egerton      Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Strategic Thinking Empowers an Organization

The second step is selecting the candidate moves that could be played to implement the strategy you want to follow. Candidate moves are the possibilities we should consider in implementing our strategy. In business, candidate moves might be to build a sal

Jim Eagerton      Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Getting S.M.A.A.R.T. About Accountability

JUST MAKE SURE you only share with someone who also sets and pursues goals! If you share your ambitions with someone who has none, you can expect them to defend their egos by trashing your goals before they ever hunker down to create their own. Sometimes

Jeff Klubeck      Monday, February 12, 2018

The Resilient Mindset

One of my client Pierre-Frederic Roy, had started his Industrial and Interior Design business called “Clinic Design”. Going deeper into conversation I was startled to find out that just a year ago Pierre had filed for bankruptcy. He had no wrinkle on his,

Ajit Shrivastva      Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Tactics - Opportunities That Yield a Winning Advantage

In (C2B) situations, customers turn the tables and take advantage of a business. Typical situations are when customers boycott a business that is not up to their standards. A cereal company bowed to pressure from customers to eliminate artificial dyes and

Jim Egerton      Monday, January 22, 2018

The Funnel Genius

He started out with origami balloons they had been taught to make in art class. After school he would walk up to people and create the balloon for them, (Hawk can also be quite the showman). When he was done he would offer the balloon and say, “Would you

Kate Mikado      Friday, January 12, 2018

Leadership: Visualization is a Picture of the Future

Bill Gates knight on f3 is a very important piece defending the king in the castle. Magnus is threatening the “Remove the Defender” tactic by capturing it with his knight from e5 with check! Since the king is under attack Bill can capture the black knight

Jim Egerton      Friday, January 5, 2018

Coaching vs. Mentoring Part 2!

In Coaching, when someone asks me, “Coach, how do I do this, how do I do that?” I have to first ask them, “Why do you want to do it?” If they can get really connected to their why and their motivation, they’ll be able to run through a brick wall to get it

Jeff Klubeck      Thursday, January 4, 2018

How To Run Effective Team Meetings

My meetings would focus on reducing cancellations until the numbers improved. The numbers give me the information I need to create the content for my meetings. I share this example so that you can determine what metrics are important in your business and

Andrew Wallis      Tuesday, December 26, 2017