Is there a Right type of Mentor?

We all like the idea of having a mentor.  Thing is, there isn’t a “right” type of mentor or a “right” way to mentor.  I’ve had many mentors in my career.  One helped me understand mechanical refrigeration principles.  Another helped me understand the other side of business – financials, collections, and troubleshooting.  Another helped me…

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Millennials have become Largest Generation

Baby Boomer business owners are working more closely with Millennials all the time. From Time Magazine, “Millennials: Don’t Call Us Millennials!” “It’s not hard to understand why some Millennials might want to distance themselves from an identity that has often been equated with being self-absorbed, whiny and spoiled.” What they do want to know, is…

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The Elevator Pitch - you should be ready. Are you ready?

Ah, “The Elevator Pitch”. We have all heard of it. We all would agree how important it is … all nodding approval of the idea. And then, when asked to deliver it – it comes out like we’ve almost never delivered the same one before. Add to that, meeting someone that you’ve always wanted to…

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The elevator pitch: ten seconds that can be the difference between success and failure

Have you ever run into a famous musician or actor in public, someone you have always wanted to meet, but when you got that opportunity you completely froze? The rush of adrenaline, combined with a moment of fear, completely paralyzed your senses and you simply couldn’t say a word? And the minute that person is…

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Millennials Officially Outnumber Baby Boomers

What Leaders Need to Know About the Workplace’s Future Millennials are now the biggest generation, outnumbering the once-largest Baby Boomers, according to the latest data from Pew Research. It’s a workplace trend that has been anticipated for years, one that many employers have embraced or scratched their heads on how to adapt. Let’s take a…

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What Do You Really Know About Ladybugs in Your Garden?

When you need your company to have a new website or if you venture on updating your old webpage with a new look and functionality, the choices are versatile… Assuming that you will go the easy way and choose a theme for your WordPress website, the overall number of characteristics that you will need to…

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