Leadership Blog Posts

Guides, advice, and examples on how to become a more efficient and effective leader of your organization.

Age is Nothing But a Number for Older Entrepreneurs

What type of person comes to mind when you think of an entrepreneur? Bill Gates in a garage in California, a rebellious Steve Jobs in the 1970s, or Mark Zuckerberg starting the company whose website you may very well have open right now? While it’s very easy to equate entrepreneurship with a certain energetic youth,… Read the full article.

How to (Literally) Rock at Entrepreneurship

What can a makeup-clad rock legend who has worn taller shoes than most women in my office teach us about entrepreneurship? According to Gene Marks, a small-business management author and New York Times, Forbes, and Huffington Post contributor, a great deal.

SXSW 2012 is Coming Up – Time to Get Bizzy!

With just days to go before the 2012 South by Southwest Interactive Conference kicks off, we’re dusting off our spurs and pouring over the agenda for the best business, entrepreneur, and start-up information SXSW has to offer. Whether you’re claiming a spot at Startup Village, trying to get a front-row seat at a leading entrepreneur’s… Read the full article.

The Monster Mash of Business Meetings

On the list of things that are more frightening than ghosts, ghouls, goblins, or Lady Gaga costumes: business meetings that go on, and on, and on, and on…

How to Coach Employee Commitment

Catch any football yesterday? BuildMyBiz HQ is deep in the heart of Buffalo Bills territory, and the bandwagon is at capacity this morning! Personal favorites aside, you might remember a great play or a stunning upset, but what about the coaches? Their work on Sunday is a lot like your work on Monday.