leadership

It's easy to get caught up taking immediate action in a crisis without considering long-term strategy. Here's how you do both successfully.

How to Develop Better Foresight to Combat Chaos

It's easy to get caught up taking immediate action in a crisis without considering long-term strategy. Here's how you do both successfully.


Do you want to be top of mind for your customers? Learn how to do it in 6 steps by turning your business into a thought leadership brand.

How to Build a Thought Leadership Brand in 2022

Do you want to be top of mind for your customers? Learn how to do it in 6 steps by turning your business into a thought leadership brand.


Mission driven nonprofit leadership encourages collaboration amongst your team and helps you avoid the pitfalls of for-profit management. Here's the process for how to encourage a collaborative leadership culture.

How to Build Collaborative Leadership Skills at Your Growing Nonprofit

What makes growing a nonprofit possible? Developing a collaborative mission-first culture, starting with leadership. Here's how to empower your team.


James Bailey

How Founders Can Become Better Leaders

You may have a great business idea, but are you ready to be a great leader? Here's how you can improve your leadership skills, and run your startup better.


Leading Edge or Bleeding Edge: The Make or Break Difference

Creating something innovative? Determine if it's at the leading edge, which is realizable, or at the bleeding edge, which is beyond your capabilities.


How to Hire the Right Leadership Team for Your Startup

The long-term health of your startup could rest on the strength of its leadership team. So, what do you need to consider when hiring?


Influence and Leadership: How Sales Can Make You a Better Leader

Being an entrepreneur is a pursuit that can have tremendous rewards for those with the gumption to pursue it. Starting and growing your own enterprise requires patience, tenacity, and creativity. When you transition from working for others to building your own business, there are new challenges that you will face. One of these is learning...


Top 15 Tips to Be a More Successful Young Leader

The best way to become a more successful young leader is to disregard it as your goal and focus on your learning journey. That includes a combination of your everyday experience at work, with experiences of your own making. I started my career as an intern in Colgate-Palmolive and was eventually promoted to a position...


Want Your Team Engaged? Then Lead Them

It is a known fact that an effective leader is only as good as the team they assemble (recruit and select), develop (properly train) and lead (set expectations and goals). If the leader is not effective, then it stands to reason that the team will not perform well on a consistent basis. If the leader...


the art of leadership

11 Quotes on Leadership and the Art of Leading Well

Are great leaders born to lead, or have they learned what it takes to be great? Included below are 11 quotes from some of history’s greatest known thinkers and leaders on what it takes to lead well. Featuring quotes from Abraham Lincoln, Homer, Vince Lombardi, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King Jr. and more. Do you have...


How Much Should You Pay Yourself?

It’s your company—and you’re the one who has the most at risk, financially and otherwise, if it fails. But you’re also in the unique position of setting the tone for what will hopefully be a thriving business. The question is, how do you decide what your own salary should be? We asked 12 founders from the Young...


10 Ideas for Winning Back Unhappy Customers

What do you do when a customer threatens to leave your product or service? Some companies don’t respond at all, while others reply with an exit survey. But for early-stage companies, trying to win them back—and learn from their feedback—is often a better strategy. To learn what works best, we asked 10 founders the following: What is one...


7 Secrets to Being an Extraordinary Boss

Being a boss is hard. Being an extraordinary boss is even harder. But, it’s work with a high return on investment: more motivated and productive employees.


How to Manage Quiet, Introverted Employees

Introverts have strengths that are often seen as weaknesses in a world where the loud and bold are lauded. Manage them well and your business will be rewarded.


Dress Codes and Set Working Hours: Beneficial or Outdated?

Flextime options and casual dress in the workplace are hallmarks of modern business—or are they? I asked ten new and successful entrepreneurs for their take.


10 Tips From Successful Entrepreneurs on Achieving Your Company’s Long-Term Goals

Having long-term vision is one of the keys to good leadership, and necessary for any successful business. With long-term visions come long-term projects—and the longer-term the project, the harder it is to manage your team's progress towards completing it.


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