Professional Development

  • How to overcome excuses by

    Great people throughout history have often failed, quite miserably, before finally reaching their goals, writes international business strategist Dan Waldschmidt

  • How to combat the nine-second attention span by

    One communication expert says the majority of employees lose interest in a matter of moments – here’s how to keep them engaged.

  • Succession planning by Contributor

    When it comes to mapping out an exit strategy, a broker is ‘in tough’ if they ignore the basics of maximizing business value for prospective buyers

  • How to boost your productivity in three easy steps by

    To truly work effectively today, writes Dermot Crowley, it’s critical to harness the power of technology and to use it in a coordinated way to manage three core aspects of your work – your actions, your inputs and your outcomes

  • Working overtime by

    Come December, US employers could be required to pay certain salaried workers overtime – a proposition some say will hurt small insurance agencies