4 Tips for Planning a Successful Networking Event

4 Tips for Planning a Successful Networking Event

Running a networking event doesn’t need to be difficult! With the following pointers, we think you’ll be on your way to a successful event that makes your world a little smaller by enlarging your network. Budget Planning Sticking to a budget is an important first step...
How a Good Leader Reacts to a Crisis at Work

How a Good Leader Reacts to a Crisis at Work

Being a leader is not for everyone, and this is especially true during a crisis. A good leader will rise to the occasion, lead with integrity, and make sure everyone involved is given the tools needed to get past any challenge. The stress of a crisis can make most...
Taking Advantage of Executive Coaching

Taking Advantage of Executive Coaching

An executive coach is a qualified professional who helps their clients gain self-awareness, clarify goals, achieve development objectives and ultimately unlock their potential. Worldwide, executive coaching is a $3 billion per year industry. The American Management...
Taking Advantage of MOOCs to Advance Your Career

Taking Advantage of MOOCs to Advance Your Career

Staying stagnant in your career and not being open to learning new skills is a great way to turn yourself down to opportunities that may arise in the future, regardless of whether you’re at entry, mid or senior level. For most people, education starts early in life...
How AI Can Help Your Sales Organization

How AI Can Help Your Sales Organization

For years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been the subject of wonder and speculation. From visceral thrillers set in the future of machines taking over the roles of humans to the development of Alexa and Siri on our devices in our home. Fortunately, thrillers like...
How to Captivate an Audience With Your Next Presentation

How to Captivate an Audience With Your Next Presentation

We’ve all been in the audience when a presenter gets on stage and manages to get everyone interested in what they’re saying. You can probably also remember a time when the presenter has difficulty engaging with the audience, and the eyes of those in the audience begin...
Making a Career Transition from Academia to Sales

Making a Career Transition from Academia to Sales

Scientific research is invaluable in society, but it’s also incredibly expensive. Over the past several years, research universities have seen slashes to their access to federal grant money, even though surveys have suggested that 7 out of 10 American adults believe...
Future Role of Sales in Life Science

Future Role of Sales in Life Science

Those of us who have been sales professionals in the life sciences industry for the past ten years know how drastically the role has changed in that short amount of time. Before digital marketing and online ordering centers, the role of the salesperson was to inform...
Managing Remote Employees

Managing Remote Employees

Over the past several years, companies have been progressively moving away from the standard 9 to 5 hours in the office and to allowing employees to telecommute. Aside from being able to stay in pajamas while you work on your reports, having the option to work from...
Mistakes New Managers Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Mistakes New Managers Make (and How to Avoid Them)

For many people, actually being promoted is a huge achievement. Being promoted to a managerial position is a goal for many workers. Those that move into this type of role often bring along with them grandiose ideas on improving the workplace quickly. Not everyone can...
Tell-Tale Signs Your Employees Want to Leave

Tell-Tale Signs Your Employees Want to Leave

Losing qualified employees is one of the costly events that can happen to a business owner. Once your employee has been trained for the position and you come to depend on them to fulfill their responsibilities, it becomes imperative that management knows the warning...
Making the Most of Your CRM

Making the Most of Your CRM

Customer Relation Management (CRM) is crucial for any company that relies on customer service in any capacity. Companies utilize their CRM software to measure and analyze data related to customer interaction and lifecycle. The goal of this process is to ultimately...
Agile Performance Management

Agile Performance Management

As a leader in a company or organization, it’s important to make sure your team members are staying on track and doing the job to the best of their abilities, but this can sometimes be difficult to gauge unless you have a strategy in place to effectively measure the...
Micromanagement: The Creativity Killer

Micromanagement: The Creativity Killer

We’ve all encountered a micromanager at some point or another. Be it a former job or maybe even a current one, micromanagers are found in every industry and at every level of employment. Micromanagement typically leaves people with a bad taste in their mouth and...
How to Build a Thriving Company Culture

How to Build a Thriving Company Culture

For many business owners and entrepreneurs, having a successful business means having a profitable one, but in order for companies to be the best they can be, building a company culture should be on the top of the list of priorities. When businesses first start up,...
TED Talks Everyone in Management Should Listen To

TED Talks Everyone in Management Should Listen To

  Whether you’re new to being in management, or are a senior level manager to your team, being a supervisor means you have to acquire new skills in order to be successful and steer your team in the right direction. There are excellent resources to help those in...