Whether you plan to watch the ball drop in Times Square this New Year’s Eve or be in bed by 10 p.m., one thing is certain: a new year is coming, and with it comes a chance for change. It’s a time to reflect on what works best for you and reset your course for the coming year. Research shows that 41 percent of Americans usually make New Year’s resolutions, and after spending the holidays indulging in food and festivities, it’s not surprising that the most popular resolutions include weight loss, improved fitness and healthier eating. Read More »
Start up your future: Teaching for today’s entrepreneurial business culture
Every year Christine Rainwater asks her Washington, D.C.-based undergraduate business students the same question on their first day of class: are any of you interested in starting a business? Read More »
5 tips that will help your small business make the most of 2016
Is there any time of year more important for a small business than right now? The business you do in these months will go a long way toward not only determining your day-to-day success, but the very outlook for the rest of 2016. So how do you make sure your small business is up to the task and makes the most of the here and now? Read More »
Need A Mid-Career Jumpstart? HIRE YOURSELF!
Consider The ‘Entrepreneur Lite’ Option, Franchise Matchmaker Says Read More »
You’ve Got The Job Interview, Now What?
When it comes to landing the job of your dreams, there are so many ways to go wrong in your efforts – including deciding on the right career path, says career coach Lisa Quast. Read More »
How to Generate Blog Ideas that will Keep Readers Coming Back
A well-written and regularly updated blog is a great marketing tool for a variety of reasons. A blog drives people to your website, helps you build your personal or company brand, and allows you to develop a relationship with customers or readers. But let’s face it, the blog that you vowed to update every two or three weeks can seem like another mind-numbing chore as time passes and your enthusiasm wanes. What’s worse is that, pretty soon, you start running out of material. After all, you already covered everything obvious and worthwhile, right? What’s left to write about? Read More »
Have You Ever Wanted To Get Paid To Speak?
TED talks, YouTube rants and Mr. Peanut, the mascot for Planters Peanuts, are all signs of just how highly valued the art of oratory is today. Read More »
The Ladies Behind the (Cosmetic) Lines
According to recent data by leading market research company Lucintel, the global cosmetic industry is forecasted to reach nearly $265 billion by 2017. That’s billion with a ‘b,’ ladies. This number is not all that surprising since a decent drugstore bronzer or mascara can cost upwards of $17 these days, however it does pique our interest regarding brand loyalty and recognition. Many brands have become household names, yet how much do we really know about the brand and how it got started? Read More »