A recent University of Phoenix Workplace Survey had some interesting
findings. It found nearly all of today’s working U.S. adults (a whopping
93 percent) feel that they have at least some entrepreneurial
qualities. Also, that more than one-third (37 percent) of working adults
consider themselves “intrapreneurs.” These are employees who look for
opportunities to perform like entrepreneurs within their current
Letting go is our greatest obstacle in overcoming human nature. We
covet what is familiar and often cling to relationships, and even our business practices. At some
point, every organization, if it is going to continue to operate, has to
undergo a leadership change. In the non-profit sector, it is
especially challenging for founders to accept their outgoing transition.
Most people may give little to no importance to small talk but in
reality, it can have a big impact on your personal and professional
life. According to a study conducted at the Midwestern University in
Illinois, most people don’t get ahead in their careers due to lack of communication skills. Mastering the art of small talk can also help you grow your business more effectively.
Staying ahead of the competition can be a tall order. But it is a must
if you plan to be the best in your field. Staying ahead of your
competition takes work, but it’s easier with a few tips from our
roundtable of experts. We asked them a few questions.