Infographics

Leadership Lessons Beyond the Boardroom

When it comes to running a business, leadership is a hot conversation topic. Many upper level management staff study leadership theory to identify best practices of leading a team. However, discovering leadership styles and lessons don’t always come from a textbook. Many leadership lessons can be learned from road trips. Lesson 1: Establish Goals Before you hit the road for a … [Read more...]

A Look at Employer Drug Testing Policies and Marijuana: An Infographic

Marijuana. It’s a hot topic of debate and largely controversial both culturally and in the workplace. For years, marijuana has been a major component of employee drug screenings, but in 2019 when 33 states have laws protecting medical marijuana use, the stigma associated with cannabis is slowly dwindling. The changing attitudes towards cannabis are making many employers … [Read more...]

21 Personal and Professional Development Podcasts for Inspiration: An Infographic

Tis the season for holiday festivities, checklists, and end of year reports. It’s a busy and exciting time, but as we near the end of the year, it’s easy to feel burnt out. Self-care has a tendency to fall on the backburner, and we begin to push the idea of professional growth and resolutions to the New Year. But before you know it, 2019 will be upon us, so if you’re looking to … [Read more...]

12 Cybersecurity TED Talks for Small Business Owners

As a business owner, you have to keep tabs on everything from your employees and your finances to your online presence. But how well do you keep track of your cybersecurity? If the answer is “not well,” it’s time to rethink your strategy. Why? The amount of cyber threats that can affect a small business is growing daily, and so should your awareness of how to deal with … [Read more...]

8 Steps to Finding the Perfect Mentor: An Infographic

Whether you’re starting or successfully running a small business, having a mentor is beneficial. Studies show that executives that were mentored have higher positions and salaries than their counterparts. What’s more, businesses with mentors increased their revenue by over 80%. A unique aspect about the mentor-mentee relationship is that it’s a win-win situation. You, the … [Read more...]

13 Psychological Pricing Hacks Your Business Needs: An Infographic

If you’re in charge of running a business or startup, it’s smart to take time to think about how you should set a price. If you do it right, you might even see an increase in sales and profit. However, setting the right number for a price isn’t the only thing you have to account for. When considering buyer psychology, you need to carefully choose how you portray the … [Read more...]

How to Raise Your Prices and Keep Your Customers Happy: An Infographic

Whether you’re running a new start-up or a seasoned business, raising your prices is a step every business owner or entrepreneur has to take in order to grow and be more profitable. A major pain point that comes along with having to raise your rates, as most owners can agree, is how your customers will take the news. While there’s no way to anticipate exactly how people will … [Read more...]

10 Financial Questions to Ask Your Potential Business Partner

Entering a new business partnership can be as frightening as it is exhilarating —especially if it’s your first venture into entrepreneurship. As most entrepreneurs and business owners know, the creative, big-picture ideas are often where the passion lies. On the flip side, the finances can be a bit of a dreadful subject. However, having those tough conversations about money … [Read more...]