Martinzwilling voted on the following stories on BizSugar

In this age of social media and world-wide Internet, message delivery from business leaders needs to change, just like the message changes from leaders in your personal lives. Just a few years ago, no one could have imagined getting text messages from parents, or a President prone to communicate vi Read More
One thing is certain in any business – not everyone you have to deal with will be like you, or will like you (and vice versa). These people may include one of your business partners, an investor, a key vendor, or even one of your best customers. In my role as a business advisor, I see more and more Read More
In my years of experience as a mentor to business professionals, I have often heard feedback from CEOs and other business leaders that the loneliness and unexpected challenges from their new roles exceeded even their wildest expectations. If you have aspirations in that direction, I urge you to do Read More
Are you one of those people who believe that happiness at work is an oxymoron? If so, maybe it’s time to rethink your perspective, and perhaps start enjoying work for a change. As an advisor to new owners and new ventures, I’m seeing a refreshing new focus by Millennials on work and successful new Read More
As an advisor to small businesses and entrepreneurs, I too often hear the desire to be a big company. I have to remind owners that there are advantages to being small, and in fact, many large companies leaders wish their business was small again, to let them be more focused on their customer needs Read More
With the advent of the Internet, social media, and instant communication via texting, customer expectations for service, as part of their entire customer experience, have changed. They expect you to be there, to know their history as a customer, and to treat them with priority and respect. They tel Read More
As a business consultant and a mentor to many entrepreneurs, I am convinced that continuous learning is a mindset and a skill that defines the most successful business leaders. When you put learning at the center of everything you do, you validate your relationships, encourage improved engagement f Read More
As a business advisor, I am no longer surprised that every new business founder believes the hard part is creating the first product and the business. Perhaps luckily, they have no idea that scaling the business and maintaining vitality as a mature business is even harder. What most often kills a b Read More
After many years as a mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, and an investor is a few, I seem to hear the same qualms and stereotypes more often in these times of rapid business change and global competition. In my opinion, now is the time to run after the huge new opportunities out there, rather than w Read More
In my years of experience as a business professional and consultant, I have often seen and heard unfortunate examples of physical and emotional burnout which limited the careers and success of peers and executive leaders alike. Others actually seemed to thrive in stressful roles, or even ordinary j Read More

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