Why Mutual Respect is Critical in Business

In today’s business climate, surrounded by what seems to be a culture of division and disrespect, it’s more important than ever to create an environment where mutual respect is encouraged, and flourishes. I have first-hand experience with the advantages of respecting your colleagues.  As a former state senator, I worked collaboratively with a number of [...]

2017-06-19T15:03:45+00:00March 17th, 2017|Blog, Entrepreneur, Politics|0 Comments

It’s Never Too Late to Grow Your Network

Networking is a known quantity these days, part of any progressive career track. But effective networking is not always so well publicized. What makes networking effective? Forming genuine connections and building authentic relationships with your contacts, not just exchanging business cards and empty conversation. Super connectors are people who have organically grown their own expansive [...]

2017-06-19T15:03:45+00:00March 8th, 2017|Blog, Entrepreneur, Networking|1 Comment

4 Ways to Communicate a Sense of Urgency to Help Your Business Thrive

In order for us to talk about communicating a sense of urgency, we must first examine where this need for urgency came from: unhappy employees, high turnover rate, loss of revenue, confusing mission statement, inaction, and an inability to transform and overcome the static slump. In other words: a drowsy company. And a sleeping company [...]

2017-06-19T15:03:45+00:00January 20th, 2017|Blog, Entrepreneur, Networking|0 Comments

Leading with Curiosity: How a Spirit of Inquiry Serves You In Business and in Life

When it comes to business, one of the core components of my personal philosophy is to always lead with curiosity. In fact, I’m surprised that curiosity isn’t listed more often as a business necessity. The spirit of inquiry innate to a curious mind can serve you professionally and personally; it informs both ambition and innovation. [...]

2017-06-19T15:03:45+00:00January 12th, 2017|Blog, Entrepreneur|0 Comments

Want to Streamline Work Flow? Simplify Communication

Improving the lines of communication in your company can significantly increase productivity and streamline workflow. Empowering your employees to speak to each other and to their higher-ups improves morale, generates ideas, and presents new opportunities for problem-solving. But how can you quickly and simply fortify the lines of communication in your workplace? Xerox suggests in [...]

2017-06-19T15:03:45+00:00December 19th, 2016|Entrepreneur, Networking|0 Comments

How to Find Your Grind Time

It’s a Monday afternoon at the office. The most you can do is send a few emails and browse LinkedIn while you try to stay awake. Fast forward to Tuesday afternoon and your mind is boggled with the amount of work you have because it wasn’t done yesterday. Full of energy and regret, you actually [...]

2017-06-19T15:03:45+00:00October 11th, 2016|Blog, Entrepreneur|0 Comments