Negotiation, like networking, is one of life’s necessities that you either love or hate. But if it’s the latter, it doesn’t have to be that way.
The urgent desire for a successful business — and the fear of losing business — drives many a good person to do sleazy things.
The trope that the likelihood of an accurate group decision increases with the abundance of brains involved might not hold up when a collective faces a variety of factors — as often happens in life and nature.
Being the Chief Everything Officer is okay for some, but if you’ve got plans for growth or simply need an extra pair of hands, what are the best staffing options for your business?
Instead of simply buying brand new things for your office, consider some alternative ways to get what you need for little or no money.
Does your small business maintain a Facebook page? Are you thinking about venturing into social media with a presence on this ever-growing social network?
Researchers had students think up solutions to problems while acting out various metaphors about creative thinking – and found that the instructions actually worked.
How does someone else’s success mean anything bad for you?
Choosing a business name is an important step in the business planning process. Here are some tips to help you pick, register, and protect your name.
Some people claim they work well in a high-stress environment. I’m not one of them.
It’s often said that women can have it all – motherhood and a career. But a study suggests that women who rule the household have less energy for or interest in being a rising star in the workplace.
I’ve been a professional writer since I was 17, so nearly 24 years now. I’ve made my living with words, and have written a lot of them — more than 10 million.
Contributors get noticed and attract new friends and opportunities easily, and contributing is much easier than you might assume
If you want to be an effective entrepreneur, you should have at least 10 good friends who are already successful entrepreneurs. Few entrepreneurs succeed in isolation, because, business is a social game.
We all know marketing is key to small business survival and success, but it can be overwhelming to know what to do to be an effective marketer.
The most common problem faced by anyone trying to create something – no matter what their subject or level of experience – is lack of inspiration.
Gretchen Rubin is a published author who wrote ‘The Happiness Project’ — a memoir about how test-driving every principle, tip, theory, and scientific study she could find — whether from Aristotle or St Therese or Martin Seligman or Oprah.
Thinking of going it alone? Becoming a freelancer is an attractive option for many professionals, but can you make it work for you?
Everyone is essentially self-employed — and that even if you’re an employee, you should think of yourself as the President of your own personal services corporation.
Sometimes work can be a drag. You get caught up in trying to be more productive, and suddenly your life turns into a series of to-do lists.