How to Change the Way You Lead in a Small Business

Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET.  This is excerpted from my recent interview with Michael Bungay Stanier. Michael is the Author of The Coaching Habit and the Senior Partner and Founder of Box of […]

As a Leader, Are You Ahead or Behind the Curve?

On September 22, 1842, twenty years prior to reading the Emancipation Proclamation, Abraham Lincoln was challenged to a duel. Lincoln had written a blistering, attack type letter in the Illinois Sangamo Journal against James Shields, a democrat who had defeated Lincoln for the Senate seat a few years prior. Shields took the ridicule seriously and […]

5 Leadership Traits That Do More Harm Than Good

Guest Article Smart companies know that the x-factor to success starts with great leadership. Systems, products, services and branding count, but when there’s no one to drive the massive vehicle of business properly, a crash is soon to come. Oddly enough, leadership has been under fire, especially in America. Last year, Forbes’ Steve Denning openly […]