How to Have Gravitas as a Business Owner

Some people are born with charisma but most of us have to attain it. Executive presence, the “it” factor, inspirational leadership… whatever you call it, it’s critical if you want stakeholders—customers, prospects, employees, suppliers—to do business with you. How... Read »

How to Overcome the Biggest Challenges Business Owners Face

According to research, nine of 10 small business owners say that they’re still involved in the day-to-day activities of their business as opposed to truly focusing on the company’s future. Failure to make payroll, 60-hour weeks with years of no vacation, and employees... Read »

Executive Presence for Small Business Leaders

How important is executive presence for small business leaders? Executive presence is about more than getting promoted to the next rung in the ladder of a large corporation. It’s also important if you have the top spot in your small business. Executive presence... Read »

The Case for a Simple, 1-Page Business Plan

If you’re like me, it’s hard to imagine taking time out from the day-to-day to think about where you want to be in the future – and then set goals to get there.[p] Long, drawn-out business plans that could fill a binder or a file folder are just not practical... Read »