10 Quick Tips to Become a Better Writer

It’s not about being a highly skilled artist; you just just need to become a better technician with words. Here’s how. Dear Jeff, I feel like I spend most of my day writing. I mostly write emails but I also do reports, project justifications, and analysis papers.  Not only am I slow I also am…

4 Critical Traits of an Entrepreneur

You may be a risk-taker, goal-oriented, and ambitious but only these four traits will help take you to the next level. “Hello, my name is Glen and I represent Mason Shoe Company.” That was 37 years ago and I was twelve. I found an ad for shoe salesmen, completed the application and attached a letter…

5 Things You Should Never Say While Negotiating

If you’re new to negotiating or find it difficult, here are some missteps to avoid. Every entrepreneur spends some time haggling, whether it is with customers, suppliers, investors, or would-be employees. Most business owners are street smart, and seem to naturally perform well in negotiations. You probably have a trick or two—some magic phrases to…