Born or Bred? What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur

30 May, 2002
Does the growing interest in entrepreneurship translate into business success? Research suggests that there is an entrepreneurial personality that is either written in the genes or imprinted in early youth. Here, ...

Boosting Commitment in Your Team

30 May, 2002
This list of eight factors that influence employee commitment to the success of a project is based on the authors' book, "Win-Win Partnerships."

Are You Assertive Enough to Succeed in Business?

30 May, 2002
Demonstrates and illustrates the differences between assertive, passive, and aggressive behaviors. Includes tips on channeling aggressive and passive behaviors into more assertive and positive behaviors. Concludes with the Assertiveness Bill of ...

Confidently Selling Ourselves and Our Ideas

30 May, 2002
Everything we do is sales oriented. Acquiring or improving the necessary skills to connect with an audience and successfully sell ourselves is important to everybody. This article professes the "PAL" model ...

Financial Disclosure

30 Apr, 2002
How far should you go in sharing numbers with employees?

Teach Your Leaders Well

11 Apr, 2002
It takes more than a promotion to make a good manager.

Communication Tips: Public Speaking

14 Jan, 2002
Have you heard yourself speak recently? You gain or lose business because of what you say and how you say it. Learn ways to improve your style.

Better Listening for a Better Workplace

14 Jan, 2002
Armed with improved skills, you'll be amazed at how much better you can hear and understand what those around you are saying. Make every meeting or casual conversation truly a two-way ...

Sharing the Risks and Rewards: Evaluating Joint Ventures

14 Jan, 2002
A profitable way to minimize the risk of expanding your company is to pool resources with your competitor and create a joint venture. It may only last for one project or ...

Prosper Through Partners

14 Jan, 2002
Partnerships can leverage your resources and tap new opportunities.