Ideas are great. But what good are they if you don't put them into action? Of course, that is easier said than done. Experts say that since not all ideas are immediate hits, keep trying until you find success. Instead of letting a failure
discourage you, look at failures as learning opportunities. Along the way, there are techniques you can you use to go from brainstorm to
blueprint. Here, we've indentified a few to help get your idea up and running.
In a recent article from The Root, writer Melinda Emerson says African
American business owners should use every occasion, parties included, to
build networks. Check out this list of "network building" techniques.
Gift-giving in the workplace? It is often a dilemma. Many offices have Secret Santas, but what if you are feeling a little generous this season? Experts say gift-giving can help you to build rapport and maintain good business relationships.