September , 2014

High Performing Employees Need Quality Leadership

We all experienced it back in school — there was always that professor who was a bit strict but regularly challenged everyone to do their best. Students, in turn, never dared to go to their class without doing their homework, or even without reading about the discussion for that day. The result is a class

Fits and Starts: Conquering Career-Change Fears

Whether you’re starting at a new job or starting your first business, the fear of the unfamiliar and the idea of being put in an environment without the comforts and routines we’ve grown used to is daunting to say the least. Because although new beginnings present new opportunities, they also present new risks. We fear

To the Twenty-Something: Make the Most of Your Youth

This article is not to tell “not-so-young” people about their “lack” of promise.. because that’s just not true. The objective of this article is to remind the youth of what’s ahead of them, IF they work hard and be committed to their own success. THREE KEY CONCEPTS: Hopes and Dreams Are Calls to Action In any “imperfect”

Believing Stress Is Bad Is Bad for You

Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others. Share this!

Making an Important Decision? Do It in the Morning

We are faced with decisions from the moment we wake up to the time we fall asleep. However, not all decisions are equal in weight– some are routine, like deciding the route to get to work the fastest, while some have a bigger impact, like deciding whether to purchase a certain property or to invest

We’re Back! The New Better Business Blog Has Arrived!

Welcome to the new Better Business Blog by New leaf Ventures! We’ve made a few adjustments to this blog to make it simpler and more practical. We want to be more focused, which is ultimately the reason behind the revamp. We’ve simplified everything we can, even the look of the blog itself, to focus on being