How to Innovate Faster?

By Michael Knulst

Never in the history was the future so unpredictable. And in order to be, to become or stay relevant and successful as an entrepreneur, you have to be open minded, flexible, curious and courageous. Innovation is no longer a matter of choice, but it is a prerequisite; it’s a must

How the Pandemic Changed the Office and Its Hidden Costs

By Mark Lachance

Like me, many business owners and managers are grappling with the newfound reality of the pandemic work culture. While there are major benefits for businesses, like reduced travel and cost reduction, in my mind, the loss of the office may be ultimately damaging. In particular, we are going to have to re-imagine how we manage and retain our employees. Of course, these setbacks can be overcome. But first, let’s talk about the pandemic, how it changed the office, and what exactly its effects have been.

How Custom Software Investments Increase Enterprise Value

By Sam Schutte

We live in a changed world, where no product can stand alone as a physical item. Intangibly wrapped and layered into every product – be it chemicals, food, or iPhones – are the services provided to customers by a company, and the software, processes, and tools those producers use to help their customers achieve an end result.

The New Covid-19 Reality – Facilitating Business Workshops on-line

By Dori Sella

Workshops are different from a regular webinar and even an on-line training in that by definition (work-shop) the participants are expected to work and participate. In fact, the content they bring to the session is significant to the success of the entire workshop.

After facilitating a few on-line workshops I have some insights and best practices that can be  useful to anyone conducting on-line meetings with a focus on facilitating on-line workshops.

Why your morning routines are the mirror of your leadership skills

By Catherine Prohaska

As entrepreneurs we are on a permanent highway of getting things done, using momentum, catching up with partners, holding meetings, making calls. It’s all about speed of implementation, getting projects to fly on the path to success. Some days might be slower than others, some have larger challenges than others. You take care of everything and everyone, follow your vision, keeping focused on business goals. While being absorbed by all these responsibilities, you often forget about yourself. Here is the difference between the leaders who bring their vision to life are true role models for generations and the ones that pop up for a short while, pretending to handle everything, only to disappear again, not leaving a true legacy.

Don’t Make The Burgers!

By Mona Tenjo

One of the best known authors of financial literacy, Robert Kiyosaki, described in his book “Cashflow Quadrant”, what the main difference between a self-employed person and a business owner is: The self-employed person trades his time against money while the business owner creates systems and processes to continuously generate income detached from their personal time.