No matter what form it takes, leadership can be a complex subject. It can be brash to the point of arrogance or muted to the point of detachment. In mega-corporations, most employees never even meet the ultimate leader, such as a CEO or Chairman of the Board. But in startups and small businesses, leaders are
When you’re a small business, competition is one of the toughest hurdles to overcome. Between balancing your budget, finding talent to help you grow, the constant battle with technology, all while trying to figure out how to bring in new customers. Who has time to think about the competition? Of course, if you can’t compete,
When you get into the business of freelancing, no matter what your particular skill may be, one of the toughest things to analyze is what your work is worth. Surprisingly, you’ll find most people devalue their skills rather than overvalue them when they are freelancing, merely because they are so fixated on getting as many
Every day, billions upon billions of pieces of personal data fly across the Internet. We trust the companies we do business with, our governments, our utility companies, our employers, and our health care providers to govern our data religiously, keeping it safe from prying eyes and would-be cybercriminals. We like to believe it’s safe because
Success doesn’t come quickly when you decide to take on the role of a full-time freelancer. Even if you’re one of the most talented professionals in your field of skill, relaying that talent to others, particularly those with needs that match your abilities, can be a painstaking, time-consuming process. All sorts of people are shifting
Credit card companies want you, and they’re willing to pay extravagantly for your business. If you’re above a certain age, you remember the credit card industry for the Big Three: Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. They gave you lines of credit, they charge you interest rates, you paid your balance, and the cycle went on.