Ashley Hill — November 4, 2019 Your homepage is the online equivalent of a firm, friendly, and personable business handshake. It can be a memorable way for your company to stand out. And one way to do that is with a unique value proposition or a UVP. Your UVP is a simple, well-thought-out, clear statement … Continue reading How to Show Off Your Unique Value Proposition
Liz Kislik — October 14, 2019 Follow @lizkislik When I ran into a local café to pick up some lunch, I saw a young woman who used to work there. She was visiting old colleagues after her first month as a first-year college student. I asked how things were going, and she described a situation … Continue reading When You Have to Generate Your Own Advice
Mayo Oshin — September 6, 2019 Follow @mayowaoshin — September 6, 2019 For centuries, so-called experts and motivational speakers have preached that we should conquer the ‘enemy’ called procrastination, at all costs. Because if we fail to avoid laziness, we’ll waste away our life’s potential. So what do we do? Each day, we try even … Continue reading You’re Not Lazy. You’re Afraid.
Mayo Oshin — July 5, 2019 Follow @mayowaoshin — July 5, 2019 In 2011, Mina Cikara, a social psychologist at Harvard University, recruited 18 hardcore baseball fans who supported either the Red Sox or Yankees—arguably the fiercest rivalry in American sports. 1 Cikara, Mina; Botvinick, Matthew M.; Fiske, Susan T. (2011-03-01). “Us Versus Them Social … Continue reading The Envy Trap: Why We Compare Ourselves to Others and How to Stop It
Dave Brock — May 26, 2019 Follow @davidabrock — May 26, 2019 As a disclaimer, there is no redeeming lesson in this post. Just some Sunday humor and observations about the world. If you are looking for deep insight, stop here, if you want a chuckle–and an investment opportunity, read further. About a year ago, … Continue reading “Me, Myself, And I” — An Investment Opportunity
Karl Sakas — April 30, 2019 Follow @KarlSakas — April 30, 2019 Maximize or an Optimize: What’s your Growth Personality type? Are you a Maximizer or an Optimizer? Your preferred Growth Personality Type impacts your agency’s growth, recruiting, profits, and quality of life. Maximize is about raw return, about getting maximum revenues and profits. Optimize … Continue reading Maximize vs. Optimize: What’s Your Growth Personality Type?
Karl Sakas — April 10, 2019 Follow @KarlSakas — April 10, 2019 Frustrated things aren’t getting done? Consider my Desire, Competence, and Capacity model. (larger) Frustrated that an employee isn’t completing their important assignments? Or maybe you’re the one struggling as the overloaded agency leader? Perhaps you’ve told someone—or yourself—“Just do it!” That’s a good … Continue reading Not Doing That Thing? You Need Desire, Competence, and Capacity
Mark Sands — March 7, 2019 Follow @highrisk101 — March 7, 2019 You may lack confidence at work for a variety of reasons. Maybe your employer’s expectations are too high, or you are in a job/department that requires skills you do not have. Perhaps you have a new boss, or you feel threatened by your … Continue reading Self-Confidence: The Key To Entrepreneurial Success
Don Dalrymple — January 30, 2019 Follow @dondalrymple — January 30, 2019 Was it you or was it luck? Photo by bruce mars on Pexels.com “It manifests itself in the shape of the lucky fool, defined as a person who benefited from a disproportionate share of luck but attributes his success to some other, generally … Continue reading The Lucky Fool and Reality
Robert Gloer — January 2, 2019 Follow @IOUFinancial — January 2, 2019 Today’s employees are looking for more than just a salary—they want benefits. Millennials and those from Generation X, especially, are more financially invested in their future than previous generations and are committed to saving for their future. A company that wants to both … Continue reading Benefits of the 401k Retirement Plan for Small Business Employers and Employees