Tag "skills"

Handling Gaps in the Knowledge and Skills of Your Team

As a small business owner you will know that when working with your team you will sometimes notice that there are gaps in the knowledge that you need to propel your business forward. You have a few choices on how to handle the gaps in the knowledge and skills of your team members. Identify Future Needs It’s important to know what types of work projects, future products, etc., are planned

Tips for Outsourcing Content Creation

In order to do content marketing effectively, you need a great deal of fresh content. Some business owners don’t have the time or staff to do this themselves. If this is the case, you need to hire a content creator. The Internet is full of good virtual help. Here are some tips on finding and working with your content creator. Finding the Right Help With so many providers out there,

Ways to Get Yourself Noticed at Work and on the Fast Track to a Promotion

Susan had all the talent, skills, resourcefulness and potential for a promotion. She continued to go unnoticed while many of her colleagues with less contributions were being rewarded handsomely. She needed to find ways she could get noticed at work and onto the fast track to a promotion. First she asked herself these four questions: Am I gradually slipping into more and more obscure roles at work? Have my colleagues

Tips For Feeling More Confident In Your Own Leadership Role

Darrilyn was hired to manage a team of people. There was one problem though. She lacked the confidence in her own ability in the role of leadership. She was constantly asking her boss if she should do this or say that. Her boss was starting to have doubts about his choice, even though he knew she had the skills. The team under her were floundering as well without the strong

Mistakes People Make When Trying to Get a Promotion

Do you know why you’re being overlooked for the promotion you’ve been dreaming about and working towards? Have you taken the time to understand how the promotion system at your company works? You’ve put in the time and work but you get passed over each time.  So what mistakes are you making when trying to get a promotion? The answer may surprise you. It’s not because you’re not working hard

How to Improve Collaboration Among Team Members

In the complex world of business, where more and more specialists are a part of the organization, leaders who can combine these diverse groups together to get things done are highly valued. Collaboration is the key and getting team members to work together in cooperation with each other is mandatory for success. Getting a group of diverse people to work towards a common goal is extremely rewarding to a team

What Is Creativity Do You Know?

What is creativity, many people think that creativity is a talent reserved for special people and that it’s something you’re either born with or you’re not. The truth is, creativity is something every single person has at their fingertips, automatically and it can be developed, controlled and managed. What is Creativity The definition of creativity is “… a phenomenon whereby something new and valuable is created.” This general definition does

Organizing Comes Easier to Women in Business

There are many skills that can help one become successful in business. The ability to negotiate is important for any entrepreneur, as is persuasiveness. But one skill that is absolutely essential to running a successful business is organization. A business that is disorganized is much more likely to fail than one that is organized well. Business owners must keep up with receipts and other information used to file taxes, customer

Five Tips on Becoming a Better Web Content Writer

When most people search the Internet, they are in search of information. There is a lot of it out there. As a content writer, you want them to read your content. Here are five ways that you can enhance your web content writing skills. What makes you good at what you do? Part of it is natural talent. For a creative medium like writing, it is just plain work if


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