Category Archives: Question of the Week

Challenges to Becoming a Leader Worth Following

Starting a business and nurturing it to a point of sustainability is often a tough, long road despite the “get rich quick stories” you often hear. There are hills and valleys, feasts and times of famine. We all desire to achieve that position, where we are serving those we’ve worked so hard to reach. And […]

Best Business Role Models for Leadership

Imagine what life would be like if there was no one to admire or aspire to be like? Thankfully, our lives are full of amazing people at every turn, who touch our lives in big and small ways. Who we become as business leaders is colored by people from our past and present, in and […]

Most Important Qualities in a Leader

Are people born leaders, or do you become one with hard work, by experience, or chance? I believe that there are effective arguments to the validity of both questions. There are many examples of uninspiring people doing extraordinary things. And as entrepreneurs, we are all called to be leaders in our niches if we desire […]

12 Tips for How to Be Memorable in Business

My focus for the New Year is to increase my visibility, both online and locally with my businesses. Both arenas have their challenges when it comes to standing out in the crowd. So I am developing plans to not only be noticed, but to be memorable. There are amazing entrepreneurs, who are every day thinking […]

21 Ways Women Can Be Assertive in Business

For women in business, there still seems to be a fine line between asserting oneself and coming across unfavorably, and perhaps being referred to as something that rhymes with “witch.” Women work hard to compete in their given arenas with excellence, and are at times disparaged for playing tough. Rather than backing down from what […]

16 Powerful Business Mantras for 2012

If you took part in the 12 Days of Experts that I offered in December, then you probably were fortunate enough to watch the video interview I did with Natalie MacNeil, Founder of SheTakesontheWorld.net, among other things. Natalie spoke of the power of using mantras in her business, and I was intrigued. I am known […]