The Business World Articles

  • Cold Networking with LinkedIn

    Cold Networking with LinkedIn

    by on March 28th, 2015

    Cold calling is when someone calls another person who did not ask to be contacted. Cold networking is reaching out to people online, and these are people that you don’t know. I prefer to cold network using LinkedIn. … Read More

  • An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Creating a Training Plan

    An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Creating a Training Plan

    by on March 26th, 2015

    I just returned from Scottsdale, Arizona where I spent the day with two of my favorite business coaches, Ali Brown and Joy Chudacoff. The day reminded me of how important it is to get out from behind your computer and … Read More

  • Self-Education Will Make You a Fortune

    Self-Education Will Make You a Fortune

    by on March 24th, 2015

    Today’s career tip: Invest in educating yourself. Self-education is where it’s at! I did the formal education routine. Got my MBA and a great job.  But, when it came time to start my own online business, I … Read More

  • The Importance of Eating a Good Breakfast

    The Importance of Eating a Good Breakfast

    by on March 23rd, 2015

    According to reports from CBS News, if you work behind a desk and are gaining unwanted weight, your job could be the culprit! Surveys conducted by Careerbuilder concluded that out of 3,700 employees surveyed, more than … Read More

  • Crowdsourcing B-School Alumni: 4 Career Action Steps for Business-Minded Undergrads

    Crowdsourcing B-School Alumni: 4 Career Action Steps for Business-Minded Undergrads

    by on March 22nd, 2015

    Imagine if you could crowdsource the advice of more than 12,000 alumni from over 230 business programs at 71 universities across 22 countries—wouldn’t that be great? Thankfully, GMAC has made this as easy as flipping … Read More

  • My Corporate Career: How a Baby Can Change Everything

    My Corporate Career: How a Baby Can Change Everything

    by on March 21st, 2015

    I am so grateful now that I can spend time with my daughter. I have structured my life, career and business around my family and my ideal lifestyle which allows me to be a stress-free, happy workin’ from home mama to … Read More

  • Following Up After a Job Interview

    Following Up After a Job Interview

    by on March 20th, 2015

    These days, many interviewers expect a follow-up thank you note after an interview. Some companies have even been known to discard your application, even if you were an otherwise good candidate, simply because you did … Read More

  • Top 3 Tips for Re-Entering the Workforce

    Top 3 Tips for Re-Entering the Workforce

    by on March 13th, 2015

    If you have been out of the workforce for a time but are now ready to make a comeback, take heart—there are many effective ways to re-enter the workforce with minimal stress and difficulty. By investing some effort and … Read More

  • The 9 Most Common Mistakes New Business Owners Make

    The 9 Most Common Mistakes New Business Owners Make

    by on March 12th, 2015

    There were many years I had this blog but I could not figure out HOW to make it a business for the life of me. It was not making me money but I loved it so much and I spent every spare minute blogging. One of my biggest … Read More

  • Corporate Rescue Plan Case Study: Lisa Wisniewski

    Corporate Rescue Plan Case Study: Lisa Wisniewski

    by on March 11th, 2015

    Meet Lisa, Founder and CEO of Believe.Love.Succeed. Lisa came to me with a dream of a brand for her business but was unsure how to make it a reality. She joined my 90-Day Corporate Rescue Plan and has made great … Read More

  • Community College or Grad School for Career Advancement

    Community College or Grad School for Career Advancement

    by on March 10th, 2015

    I was recently asked about Community College versus traditional Graduate School in terms of career advancement and I thought I would share with you some of my thoughts. Keep in mind, this is not an assessment of … Read More

  • How “Agile” Is Your Company?

    How “Agile” Is Your Company?

    by on March 9th, 2015

    The workload of any project manager is rather heavy, but this is particularly so in the IT industry, where dynamic decision making and innovation is critical to product development. This makes the traditional … Read More

  • 5 Signs You’re Ready to Be Your Own Boss

    5 Signs You’re Ready to Be Your Own Boss

    by on March 6th, 2015

    Are you thinking about being your own boss? Starting your own business and working for yourself certainly involves a level of risk but, with careful preparation and commitment, there is great potential for success. If … Read More

  • 5 Makeup Tips for Work

    5 Makeup Tips for Work

    by on March 5th, 2015

    Today we have some great makeup tips from my friend Devin. If you want to check out more of her stuff visit her at MakeupByDevin. Make sure you consider the tips below: Keep it simple – You want to keep your face … Read More