success

3 Tips To Enjoy “Overnight Success”

My title is misleading. But it’s worth making this point – even if it should be obvious – there is really no substitute for working really, really, really hard. Yet despite this, and despite all the evidence that hard work is an important ingredient of success, many people still chase the idea that working smart

Career Advice for Starters

I’ve been in business for close to 13 years now – and this is not including summer jobs and my mini-childish-rackets. My very first company was a single-proprietorship when I was 16 years old making websites for companies abroad. I was actually supposed to have a partner but a few weeks into it it was

You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

In this first of many more articles that I will be publishing on this site, I thought it would be helpful to chronicle my entrepreneurial journey.  I hope you enjoy this walk down memory lane with me. Running a Business in College When I was in college, I found out that students were either too

Better Business Brunch: Training for Growth

This isn’t the first time we’re going to talk about training. We’ve talked about it many times before, so why keep repeating it? Because the best companies invest in people development. Join us on October 25 for the last installment of The People Series, and the last Better Business Brunch of 2014, for another enlightening

Build Success Into Your People

Nine out of ten businesses started will fail. In fact, eight out of ten businesses will fail in their first 18 months. That’s a lot of failures. To start a business is to  is truly to go against the odds, and while businessmen cannot ignore the numbers, this is one number all entrepreneurs want to

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”