Transparency is described in one online business dictionary* as the “lack of hidden agendas and conditions accompanied by the availability of full information required for collaboration, cooperation, and collective decision making.” Describing the way a business operates, this term has been bandied about rather excessively in recent years. And for many people it has lost the power of its meaning and consequential effect on the operation, approach, and character of a business.
Boomers Re-defining or Rejecting Retirement Financial stability is important at any age, but as one ages, it becomes even more critical to feel confident about any financial obligations that may arise. For most people, there are only two methods of achieving financial security: Save your money and earn interest by having certain types of accounts like savings/ bonds and certificates of deposits; and Invest your money over a long period of time in property or investments such
All business ventures have some inherent risk of failure. However, medium and large companies are much better positioned to absorb risks which may very likely deal a death blow to small businesses. Most risks are preventable, manageable, or capable of being minimized by appropriate actions. The following are three things that small businesses can do in order to survive exposure to business-destroying risks. 1. Insurance Protection The first and most evident step is to get in
Women Entrepreneurs Rocking the Business World Women-owned corporations have become more widespread in today's society. In just 2015, there were 887 launched per day, indicating a 1.5% increase than the national average of businesses in the United States. A few states with the fastest growth of Women Entrepreneurs include Georgia, Texas, and North Carolina. The 2015 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report by Womenable & American Express OPEN, to analyze trends in women's enter
"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." -Andrew Carnegie One of the bad things about living in big, crowded, impersonal cities and working long hours 5 or 6 days each week is that we don’t spend as much time as we would like with our family. Weekends are never long enough. Vacation time is never long
An Introduction to the Principles, Power and Person Behind the TLA Consulting. I was having one of those days when nothing seemed to be going right. I had an appointment which I tried to cancel for the third time. I knew it was important for me to take this step towards managing my life; however, I was reluctant. Maybe it would really mean I was on my own again–truly on my own and responsible for plotting my path and flying solo. It had to be done, but I kept putting it off.