11 Strategies For Achieving A More Diverse And Productive Work Environment

11 Strategies For Achieving A More Diverse And Productive Work Environment By Theodore Henderson The Wisdom Man When public companies release information on how their policies keep up with the Employee Non-Discrimination Act, it sets an impressive standard for other businesses to live up to. Citigroup, Coca-Cola, IngramMicro, Oracle and JPMorgan Chase — to na

Innovation Is The Key To Successful Entrepreneurship

Innovation Is The Key to Successful Entrepreneurship By Theodore Henderson The Wisdom Man An idea is the fundamental building block of every successful entrepreneurship venture. The market continually evolves, and companies must adapt to maintain their market status. Finding new ways to improve a business situation and broaden its list of services is paramount to the company

Effective Ways To Lead And Manage Difficult Employees

Effective Ways To Lead And Manage Difficult Employees By Theodore Henderson The Wisdom Man One of the most challenging responsibilities of being a manager or leader is handling difficult employees. Not all employees are alike; therefore, a leader’s approach to each of them should be personalized. What is a Difficult Employee? Have you encountered a direct report or team member who does not do what he or she is told even if you are the manager? Ha

Boost Your Productivity By Prioritizing With “To Do Lists”

Boost Your Productivity By Prioritizing With “To Do Lists” By Theodore "The Wisdom Man" Henderson “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot." -” ― Michael Altshuler Do you commonly feel overwhelmed by the amount of work you need to do? Do you deal with a continuous barrage of looming due dates and deadlines? Do you often forget to do something essentia

10 Smart Tips For Holiday Networking Success

10 Smart Tips For Holiday Networking Success By Theodore Henderson The Wisdom Man  www.TheodoreHenderson.com 1 Get Your Head into the Holiday Spirit I belong to a networking group, as you should, and for Christmas and New Years, as well as most of the holiday season starting in November I may wear a tacky silly tie that communicates the holiday spirit. Have some fun – do it! It draws focus to you, leads to great conversations, more connections, and shows the sense of humor you may

Is Your Small Business Technology In Place?

Do you have the right technology in place to take your business to the next level? Whether you sell beauty supplies or manufacture widgets, a carefully executed technology plan can help you build and grow your online presence and ensure that your brand is easily recognized. Social media marketing can help local and global customers find you.  Today's technology solutions are more affordable than ever so leveraging them to your best advantage can help your profits soar.Where to start?  The f

Belief Helps Us Overcome Discouragement

Discouragement is not a terminal disease. It is an ailment that we have all had at one time or another but it can be healed. Whenever I get discouraged I reconnect spiritually by reading some of my favorite biblical passages as well as using prayer. Some of the great leaders of ancient Israel understood that there were at least four major reasons for discouragement. First, fatigue sets in and you get tired. Human beings wear out and to go beyond what you can physically do without collapsing you

Productivity Tool Kit For Entrepreneurs

If you are online as a business person or an entrepreneur I thought it would be interesting to come up with a must have productivity tool kit (there's option or two).  The following collection are tool that I utilize to keep my productivity high. Email is critical in today's business world, and a smart, intuitive and easy-to-access tool is key.  Microsoft Outlook is used by most businesses and in some way may be integrated with your iphone or Blackberry.  Google and Yahoo offer free email ser