Including Emotional Support at Work

Building a business is hard work. Sustaining the organization over time is even more difficult. For leaders on all levels of the corporate ladder, designing a workable business plan, and implementing corresponding strategies can become an overwhelming challenge.  There will be long days and sleepless… Continue reading

Ten Tips for Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur

As a women entrepreneur, I have had experience in building businesses from the bottom up. It is hard work, and there are times when an entrepreneur experiences rough patches, but with perseverance, thoughtful planning and self-belief, the results can be very rewarding. Here are tips… Continue reading

A Professional Development Plan is Essential for Business Leaders

There are some very good reasons why leaders create personal professional development plans for themselves and for their staff. In our current business climate, maintaining a creative edge is essential to stay competitive. As the business world evolves, so should you. The future is uncertain… Continue reading

Staying Motivated: Follow These 4 Steps

Motivation isn’t magic. There is no wand that can be waved, but I have crafted a solution. Actually it’s a four step solution. Four steps, that when followed, can help you maintain a positive attitude and move closer to reaching your finish line. Step One:… Continue reading

Feel for Success

As a small business owner, you need to be passionate about what you are doing. Passion will be the driving force that keeps entrepreneurs moving forward. This article By, Dr. Gene Gatty, was published in Butler County Business Matters Magazine, June 2016. Continue reading

Building a Workplace Culture Where Success is a Way of Life- Advice from Beretta

In today’s business world, the workplace culture can make or break the organization. People working together develop a shared set of beliefs and values. This perspective becomes the lens through which they view their workplace world. After years of working as a business consultant and… Continue reading

The Challenging Side of Entrepreneurship

Starting a new business is hard, even if you bring a healthy amount of experience to the table. The challenging side of entrepreneurship is often overlooked, because the opportunities for being your own boss and blazing your own trail seem so inspiring. Yet, no matter… Continue reading

Documenting Business Operating Procedures

Writing your business procedures is probably the least glamourous part of the business, but it may be one of the most essential. Having a written document that outlines, step-by-step, how you do stuff can save your business time, money, and add value to your bottom… Continue reading

How to Develop a Business Strategic Plan

Building a business strategic plan does not need to be complicated, but there are fundamental decisions that must be made. Strategy requires making clear trade-offs, deciding what the organization will pursue as goals and what it will not pursue. Trade-offs include everything from deciding in… Continue reading

Servant Leadership Is a Winning Style

Servant leadership is the idea that in order to be an effective leader, one must be willing to serve his/her followers. What does that entail? It means first that the leader must provide the followers with the materials and resources needed to get their jobs… Continue reading