How Can I Stop My Employee From Taking Over Other People’s Work?

A reader asks: I have a great, well-rounded employee who can do everything asked and be creative when needed to find solutions. The problem is that she sometimes takes over other people’s tasks, saying something like, “Oh, it was just … Read More

Simon Sinek on Why Focusing on Winning is the Quickest Way to Losing

It also means not risking everything for a short-term win. You have to respect your competition On the podcast Behind the Brand With Bryan Elliott, Sinek talks about former Ford CEO and president Alan Mulally. In 2006, Mulally took over … Read More

Want to Be Happier at Work? 7 Quick Changes You Can Make Right After You Read This

It might seem impossible, but a few easy changes in your daily routine will have an immediate impact, especially if you take them seriously enough to actually change. 1. Stop checking email all day Studies show that email can produce … Read More

Having a Goal Is Not the Same as Having a Strategy. Here’s Why

One of my favorite aspects of being a business coach is working with leadership teams on strategy development. Strategy defines how you will approach the market and differentiate yourself. Without a clear strategy, you will be dependent on trends and … Read More

When Customers Ghost You, These 2 Gutsy Emails Get Things Right Back On Track

It’s the most frustrating thing in business. You’ll start a relationship with a potential customer, investor, or employee, you’ll make some progress, and then suddenly they won’t answer your emails. Or your voicemails. You thought you had a deal, but … Read More

Marketers should focus on brand metrics when it comes to building long-term brand strategy

In this fast-paced industry, it’s easy to prioritise short-term results at the expense of long-term impacts which may not become apparent for some time to come. It may look great that your sales are up this month but is this … Read More

Want to Start a Company Podcast? Read This First Before Getting Behind the Mic

Whether you’ve been listening to podcasts for years or just starting to pay attention to them, the genre is definitely gaining attention and traction. My podcast is in year two, and it has proven invaluable in my business. But is starting one right … Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Suppress What Makes You Different

Consider the case of Clark Kent. August 20, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Imagine how Superman’s story would have played out if his abilities had been diagnosed as disorders and suppressed by a … Read More

How to Get Things Done Even When Your Business Is in Chaos

Not all chaos is bad, and here’s how to harness it. August 19, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Entrepreneurs often stress when they hear the word chaos. If that’s you, I’ve got something … Read More

This 31-year-old sold $700,000 of stuff online without buying any inventory

A previous version of this story misstated the profit figure. Christopher Wane Online retailer Chris Wane: ‘I really just wanted an extra 200 pounds a month to help pay the bills and maybe save up for a holiday.’ Two years … Read More