Leadership Blog Posts

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

BuildMyBiz is in Beta!

Woah! It’s been (literally) years in the making, and we’ve got a long way to go, but we are extremely pleased to announce that the BuildMyBiz private beta program has officially begun! If you’re interested in becoming a part of the beta program, we’d love to have you involved. Unfortunately, space is limited: head over… Read the full article.

Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

A big THANK YOU to all the administrative professionals in our offices and yours! And as if you needed proof, check out the five things your administrative assistant is better at than you (via Small Business Trends).

The Importance of Walking The Walk

Molly Gordon finds a certain inspiration in the old Zen saying: Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. The takeaway is simple and profound: self-realization (or even the existence of a goal) does not preclude you from ordinary action. Chop Wood, Carry Water: Profit as Mediation (via Shaboom, Inc.)

Anthony Bourdain on leadership: ‘Eat what’s offered; drink what’s offered.’

TV host and former chef Anthony Bourdain offers some good advice (for leaders and non-leaders, alike): eat where the locals eat. Listen to his podcast at HBR.org.

Paying it Forward: Sprouter.com, Knowledge Sharing, and Collaboration

Coming off a fantastic startup marketing workshop at this year’s South-by-Southwest Interactive conference, Sprouter‘s Sarah Prevette sits down with YoungEntrepreneur.com to talk about the importance of knowledge sharing and collaboration among entrepreneurs. My philosophy is that successful entrepreneurs want to pay their knowledge forward to the next generation of entrepreneurs, helping them learn and succeed… Read the full article.