March 18, 2024

How to Cultivate Confidence as a Leader

Confidence is one of your most important qualities as a leader. If you exhibit confidence, the rest of your team will have more faith in your decisions. They’ll be more likely to respect you and hear what you have to say. Additionally, you’ll be able to carry your confidence into negotiations, team meetings, client meetings and other interactions, ultimately giving you […]
March 14, 2024

What Exactly Is Thought Leadership?

These days, most entrepreneurs are encouraged to try and turn themselves into “thought leaders” for their given industry. On the surface, it’s good advice. But the term has become a buzzword, and it’s saturated the entrepreneurial community. After all, how can you be a thought leader in an industry where everyone else is also a thought leader? What is thought leadership […]
October 27, 2021

How to Keep Your Startup Team Adaptable

One of the most important traits in a successful startup is adaptability. Over time, you’ll face new competitors, and your existing competitors will launch new products and services to try and out compete you. New technologies will emerge that could drastically change how your business operates (or even render your business obsolete). Market conditions will change, and consumer preferences will […]
February 11, 2021

How to Host Better Virtual Meetings

If you’re like most professionals, you spent a lot of time in virtual meetings in 2020 and will in 2021 — more than you ever thought possible in, say, 2015. And if you’re like most professionals meeting virtually, you’ve lamented the fact that they could be better. Virtual meetings suffer many of the same drawbacks as traditional meetings, including poor organization, bloated […]
January 12, 2021

How to Cultivate Humility as an Entrepreneur (and Why You Should)

There are many traits that define successful entrepreneurs (and successful leaders in general). They’re confident. They’re decisive. They’re calm under pressure. But there’s an underrated quality that may be even more important: humility. Learning to cultivate humility within yourself, and possibly within your team members, can help you lead more efficiently and see the world in a different way. The […]