Category Archives: Leadership
The Old Man, The Boy and The Donkey

  An old man and his grandson were walking into town to go to the market one day.  Everyone was laughing and making fun of them.  “You have a perfectly good donkey,” they said.  “Why are  you walking?”     So the old man climbed onto the donkey and his grandson led him down the […]

Essential Leadership Skills for Sales Success

Guest Post by Marian Rothschild, AICI FLC You know your product or service inside and out. You believe in its benefits and you’re willing to dedicate valuable time, energy and skills to increase your company’s bottom line. You want to get ahead! But how do you project trustworthiness, respect, confidence, and leadership qualities to keep […]

Collaboration vs. Competition

I love motivational stories, and there seem to be so many that come from the world of sports. We often focus on the competition, on the winners and losers, “The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat,” as Wide World of Sports used to say. Every now and again, though, a story comes along […]

Thriving in Times of Crisis

As I watch what is currently transpiring with our government, the economy, debt, spending, the new health care legislation and taxes, I am increasingly convinced that our nation, and especially we small business owners, are facing a time of imminent crisis.  It is small business that will take the brunt of the tax burden and […]