Leadership Profiles Articles

  • Expert Advice on How to Be a More Confident Business Leader

    by on September 5, 2013

    Running a successful small business is reason enough to be confident about your leadership skills. But exuding that confidence doesn’t come easily for some entrepreneurs, which unfortunately may deter customers.

    Let’s face it, people are attracted to — …

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    Mitchell Weiss on Avoiding Money Mistakes

    by on September 3, 2013

    Many professionals become small-business owners because they’re passionate about a particular idea or want to escape the corporate grind, not because they understand the financial aspects of running a company.

    Mitchell Weiss, an adjunct professor of finance…

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    CoachUp Scores With a Small-Business Slam Dunk

    by on August 7, 2013

    Entrepreneur Jordan Fliegel says coaching makes all the difference to many aspiring athletes.

    “I wasn’t very good at basketball, but I loved it,” Fliegel says. “I found a private coach working at a summer camp I went to, and through his coaching I got…

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    Beware of Fake Social Media Profiles

    by on July 19, 2013

    The topic of identity theft makes headlines every year during tax season, which is understandable, considering the potential financial impact of fake claims. But there’s growing type of fraud that small-business owners should monitor carefully: social media …

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    Sleep Genius Aims to Awaken Small-Business Productivity

    by on July 8, 2013

    Feel like you could use a little more sleep? You’re not alone. Researchers at Harvard Medical School say that at least 30 percent of the civilian workforce in the U.S. is chronically sleep-deprived. What’s worse, all that grogginess is costing businesses m…

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    Author Brian Moran on Massively Increasing Your Productivity

    by on July 1, 2013

    Brian Moran got his first brush with true leadership in high school, when he worked part-time for the U.S. Postal Service. The job led to a management position in college.

    “Back then, that environment was unionized teamsters, but I worked for a coach who was …

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    Kevin Eikenberry on Harnessing Your Leadership Power

    by on June 27, 2013

    When eager entrepreneurs open their own businesses, many don’t think about or fully understand the shift in mindset that’s required: They must quickly transition from subordinates into leaders, even if they’ve never managed or led a single employee. Empl…

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    Business and Ex-Basketball Coach Offers Tips for Staying on Top of Your Game

    by on June 18, 2013

    Whether he’s coaching small businesses or corporations like Dell and State Farm, Micheal Burt helps managers learn how to stand out in a crowd.

    “As a small-business owner and entrepreneur, the biggest challenge we all face is obscurity,” says Burt (pict…

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