Are you hesitant to ask people in your network for a favor? Don’t be! These 6 tips will help you learn to ask for what you want.
1. Trust In People’s Generosity
2. Become a Great Connector
3. Ask Twice
4. Know When Not To Ask Twice
5. Don’t Be Attached To The Answer
6. Ask A Question In Return
"If you don’t ask," novelist Nora Roberts says, “the answer is always no.” Use these techniques to help you push past the fear of rejection and strengthen your courage to just ask. What have you got to lose?
It’s normal for small-business owners to fall out of love with what they do. But you can get that spark back. These 5 tips will help.
1. Get back to your purpose.
2. Reconnect with your immutable laws.
3. Look beyond the money.
4. Look at the impact you’re having on your community.
5. Get to know the impact you have on your employees.
To a large degree, these tactics are about adjusting your perspective—re-centering your mindset to reflect on the reasons you fell in love with your business in the first place.
In order to succeed, you must take risks, and sometimes those risks results in rejection. Don’t let that deter you and check out these 7 great tips.
7 Tips for Handling Rejection
Via amexopenforum by Bruna Martinuzzi, Author, Presenting with Credibility: Practical Tools and Techniques for Effective Presentations
It’s time to put aside any reservations you have about hiring veterans. Their skill set, training and experience can be a boon for small businesses.
The challenge for women, whether running their own companies or working for someone else, is to abandon the feeling that we must do it all and must control it all. Learning to identify what is truly meaningful and how to cleverly integrate those desires into the 24 hours we’re allotted in a day is key.
Susan Sobbott, President of American Express OPEN
Instead of struggling to find work-life balance, the better approach is to pursue work-life integration. Here is Susan Sobbott’s advice: