“According to a report by Deloitte, organizations around the globe invest approximately $46 billion annually on leadership development programs. Many of these leadership-development efforts, however, have failed to improve the state of leadership and have shown very few tangible results. In a scathing indictment of the leadership industry, Harvard lecturer and founder of the Center
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This course is specifically designed for any current or future leader looking to up their leadership game by incorporating a focus on developing self awareness, creativity, soft skills, work-life balance, persuasion, influence & negotiation, and investing in developing yourself and others. Each week contains both the theoretical and practical components of learning and integrating these key leadership elements.
The Ultimate List of Entrepreneur Statistics 2022 Driven entrepreneurs and their startups are a critical component for economic growth. Without entrepreneurs, there would be less innovation, fewer job opportunities, and less productivity. But, starting a new business comes with a whole set of risks and challenges, including investment, staffing, success rates, and overheads. The good news? Despite
NEW AUDIO BOOK JUST RELEASED! With all that Raamon Newman has experienced personally and professionally the last couple of years and now with all the market volatility, virus fear, war, supply chain issues, and accelerated change going on Raamon realized more than ever having the capacity to protect himself, others, achievement & progress plus health,
Watch historical movies (check out my lists for kids and teens) Play a board game (Life and Disney Monopoly are favorites) Build famous landmarks from LEGOs Learn about the basics of music theory with these apps Create a song/rhyme/poem/rap/TikTok of what you’re currently learning about in school Make your own Apples to Apples Create art inspired by famous paintings Learn
Digital transformation is the integration of digital technology into all areas of a business, fundamentally changing how you operate and deliver value to customers. It’s also a cultural change that requires organizations to continually challenge the status quo, experiment, and get comfortable with failure. The Digital Marketplace encompasses all exchange of goods and services including
Author Wayne Yoshida Principal Technical Writer | Contributing Editor | Senior Technical Writer | LinkedIn Optimizer Writer | Author | Magazine Columnist ________________________________________________________ Whenever anyone says “networking is hard,” I always tell them to look at it from a different angle. I tell them about a conversation I had with my retired elementary school teacher
Blockchain Technology is a distributed database that is shared among the nodes of a computer network. Our speaker Neil Sahota will talk to us about the technology. As a database, a blockchain stores information electronically in digital format. Blockchains are best known for their crucial role in cryptocurrency systems, such as Bitcoin, for maintaining a
The Ever-Growing Knowledge Metaverse is an immersive world built from the ground up to help and inspire. Through a world combining the real world around us with digital information, plus the addition of an XR-enabled universe, a network of users across thousands of locations, the knowledge metaverse is being created as a digital grassroots movement.
CX has become a lead indicator of performance, change and company culture, but what are the best ways of fueling a passion for it among employees? By Phil Prosser March 15, 2022 Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In February of 2020, Harvard Business Review published an article by Rob Markey that included
By DeVerges Jones My marketing career has spanned several decades. In many instances departmental/divisional silos still exist. While collaboration is talked about a lot in some cases it is not practiced. However, it is improving and the need for team work and collaboration is still very important. While several things have evolved – notice I did not use changed most basic
Dr. Cathleen Greiner, PhD, in her role as Regional Director, Business & Entrepreneurship Sector of the OC Community Colleges, is focused on upskilling, reskilling, and preparing our students and the community for the future of work. REGISTRATION We have an exciting 3-Part Series, entitled Emerging Workforce 2022, beginning this month that focuses on new and
West Side Education News & Notes GREATER AKRON — Global Ties Akron, The University of Ghana and Kolena Corp. will use a $25,000 grant from the U.S. Embassy in Ghana, funded by the U.S. Department of State, to create The University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) Global Online Collaboratory Hub (The Hub), which will link
Introduction When I think of a great leader… [fill in the blank] There have been moments in my career where I just knew that my manager or even a colleague had it dialed in. They were really good at leading while others may not have had that “it” factor. So what differentiates one from another.
I attended a LinkedIn live event this week run by the Humanity Vibe Zone forum, (Charisse Fontes, Maria Vargas, and Andrea K. Summers) discussing how we lead with Humanity. They quickly unwrapped the concept that leaders must lead with humanity especially in the current times. Many of us have been leading with humanity for some
When is a rule, not a rule? We grow up thinking many things are set in stone. There are rules all around us. Some for fire safety. Some to protect our possessions. Some to keep things the way they’ve always been. What becomes more complicated is the idea of societal norms. A societal norm is
I was speaking to my banker friend Christopher awhile ago and I asked him what is the first question you hear a lot when working with small business? He told me that the question that comes up alot is “What is the interest rate?”. As we talked, Christopher told me that there are many factors
We often think about leadership from a corporate executive perspective. However, there are leaders in our everyday lives, outside of corporate America, that can make a huge impact on the people they serve. The following was extracted from an article entitled, 7 Leadership Styles In Nursing: How Do They Impact You? The bulleted list below
We all talk about leading but what will it to approach leading differently today? A conference held in the UK a few years ago was summarized in this Forbes article. Surprisingly these techniques hold true today. How to Lead Differently, by Sally Percy, outlines three concepts to effectively lead differently given the circumstances of the
You may have heard the phrase, “opposites attract”. Some believe in this concept from a relationship perspective and others don’t. Where did this phrase comes from and how it applies in business is the focus in this blog. In 1785, French physicist Charles Augustin de Coulomb (https://www.britannica.com/biography/Charles-Augustin-de-Coulomb) developed an experimental law which stated that like
Have you ever thought about having a mentor? Mentors can be useful for many people; students, employees, entrepreneurs, or even just in your personal lives. Below are some of the main benefits of having a mentor. They’ll Give You Advice As you work towards achieving your goals, chances are your mentor will have some advice
Maybe you’ve been struggling a bit in life, and a friend or family member has suggested that you try out a mentor. You might be hesitant, wondering why a mentor is even important. But mentorship is important for several of the following reasons. Mentors Provide Knowledge No matter who you are or what field you
Have you ever thought about being a mentor? It might seem like a lot of work (and it is), but becoming a mentor can be a truly rewarding experience, and there are many benefits to becoming a mentor. You’ll Become A Better Communicator As a mentor, you’ll be communicating with people frequently. Although you likely
I’ve had the honor to share my life experiences over the past two years in speaking with college students and educational professionals. This has provided me an additional framework of confidence that was needed to persevere in times of turbulence. Based on my core message, my hope has been and continues to be to inspire
You might have heard of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) that has been used for years to help in everything from anxiety to pain relief. But did you know that EFT can also be used to change your money mindset and set you up for financial success? It might sound crazy on the first hearing but
Having a healthy sense of self-worth can change the way you feel about your life. Positive self-worth sets you up to have the energy and confidence to be your best you, to take on challenges and seize opportunities when they come up. Self-worth means you can have your best possible life. The basis of self-dignity
You might feel that holding down a job, getting ahead and taking care of your family is enough, without worrying about your life’s purpose. But taking the time to work out your calling in life is not a luxury or escapism, it is important for helping you live a more meaningful and successful life. Think
The Indeed Editorial Team gives a thorough run down of the various styles of leadership, inclusive of benefits, challenges and examples of each. What I find fascinating is the characteristics of each. For example, according to the Indeed team, if you demonstrate more of an autocratic type of leadership style, your traits may include. self-confidence
Not feeling well? Kind of blah and wishing you had something better to say about the day than a mumbled ‘fine’ when someone asks you how you are? The solution might be simpler than you think. Our attitudes really are everything. When we’re not feeling great about our lives or how the day is going,
Have you ever wanted to try something, to do something, to be a certain way? Did you follow through with those desires? Or did you stop dead in your tracks out of fear of what others would think? If you said yes, keep reading to find your way out of the pigeonhole you are in
You may not realize that there are some differences between ordinary folks and highly creative people. If you’re friends with people who are highly creative, you’ve probably noticed they see the world in a slightly different way. But scientists have now found that their brains not only work differently, but their neural hardwiring is also
Build a powerful team starts by creating superstar employees. it takes smart thinking, ingenuity, and a ton of hard work to create a small business.
“The Power of Being.” These words were recently spoken by a colleague and friend of mine, Raamon Newman, who has consulted many executive leaders. He spoke this during a virtual speaking event for the Orange County Community Colleges. It resonated with me. We talk about being present, being engagement, being in the now. That’s just
Showing your boss that you have potential is essential whether you want to climb up the ladder to senior management or be picked for interesting projects.
Life is uncertain. One minute, you’re going along, doing what you always do, and the next, everything has come crashing to a halt and your experiencing an upheaval.
You’ve probably heard about mindfulness, and maybe you even have a regular mindfulness practice. But did you know that mindfulness is useful not just for keeping you calm and focused, it can stimulate your creativity and open up your thinking? If you’re interested in reaching your creative potential, here’s how mindfulness can give you a
6 Tips for Becoming an Entreprenuer later in Life is not limited by age, and you can start a successful business at any stage of your life. However, becoming an entrepreneur later in life has its own unique challenges. Consider these tips for starting a business as a senior: Avoid allowing others to limit your
For many job hunters, describing their soft skills can be the hardest part of applying for a new position. You’re prepared to send your transcripts and discuss your sales record, but how do you prove that you’re a team player or early adopter? In case you don’t already know, hard skills are the job-specific education
You look after your body, stay as fit as you can and make time for a healthy lifestyle, right? It’s just as important to keep your brain healthy too if you want to deal better with stress, be more productive, and reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia later in life. The good news
Being selfless is a wonderful attribute. However, consistently giving more of yourself than you have to offer is a societal pitfall. Are you always taking care of others: their needs, their wants, their everything? Then it’s time to take a step back and see to your own needs. Taking care of yourself isn’t a selfish
Supercharge Your Brain Power Through Exercise is good for your physical health, but did you know it’s also good for your brain? The latest neurological research has shown that there is a so-called ‘magic protein’ called Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) that has the power to supercharge your brain and improve your memory. And it is
Entrepreneurship is the creation or extraction of value. With this definition, entrepreneurship is viewed as change, generally entailing risk beyond what is normally encountered in starting a business, which may include other values than simply economic ones. More narrow definitions have described entrepreneurship as the process of designing, launching and running a new business, which is often
Whether you’re a user experience designer or marketing director, creative professionals with in-demand skills and experience have many job opportunities in the current employment market. Here’s a look at just some high-paying creative jobs, according to the latest Robert Half Salary Guide for marketing and creative professionals: User experience (UX) director UX directors oversee user experience for
As a new graduate, if you’re looking for a job in 7 online marketing jobs, there are a variety of careers you could choose. Whether you’re looking towards business and management or if your career goals are aimed more at the creative field, opportunities abound. Whatever your focus is in marketing, there is something for you
Moment by moment, national, state, and city officials are announcing new directives changing the course of our daily lives. Most recently a large majority of corporations, educational institutions, and other entities have made decisions to work remotely. Remote, in this instance, means to work from home, that is, if our workforce is equipped to do
Global Partners Awarded Grant for UGBS’s Innovation & Incubation Hub Project by U.S. State Department, U.S. Embassy Ghana Globally, educational institutions are dedicated to Entrepreneurial studies. Encouraging students from pre-school-college age to develop an entrepreneurial mindset is a vital part of their future employability. Led by Dr. George Acheampong, PhD, The University of Ghana Business
Global Ties Akron, The University of Ghana, and Kolena Corporation receive $25,000 grant from the U.S. Embassy Ghana, funded by the U.S. Department of State. Click to Download the PDF Akron, Ohio, October 20, 2021 – The three partners will use the competitive award to create The University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) Global Online
Overcoming Fear of Failure to Achieve Your Big Goals is a real thing. A common workaround of individuals with perfectionist tendencies is the “if I don’t try, then I can’t fail” mindset. Many people will avoid goals, as well as tasks, that they fear they cannot complete to remove the risk of failing. However, avoiding
5 Steps to Dealing with Upheaval in Your Life comes in many forms. To some, the crisis might be small, a fender bender in the parking lot, causing minor damage to their car. Others face even more significant challenges, such as an illness or the loss of a job. Regardless of the cause, dealing with upheaval
It might surprise you to hear that meditation can kickstart your creative process. After all, meditation is about getting chilled, right? Well, yes, meditation is often recommended for calming the mind and reducing your stress level, but it also has a physical effect on your brain. But how does this help creativity? Meditation and Your
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