7 Steps for Keeping Conflict Healthy

Image credit:Shutterstock Conflict can be a healthy part of personal and professional relationships. Extensive research has demonstrated that conflict, when managed properly, strengthens relationships and teams and can serve as a catalyst for better solutions, innovation and growth. Healthy conflict can produce more creative solutions and better outcomes. However few people have been formally taught …

Want to Get Ahead at Work? Be Selfish!

Image credit:Shutterstock Humans are social animals, we’re taught. Nearly a third of the world’s population is hooked onto social media. Looking at pictures of “cute” babies and animals shared by friends and family on Facebook is quite an addicting drug. Everyone wants to be part of this warm, fuzzy and ADD-affected world of sharing — …

7 Tips for Handling Hostility Wisely

Image credit:Westend61 | Getty Images It's amazing how poorly people can behave, especially when it comes to money. Passions run high and manifest through their speech. You would think when something is so important that people would behave wisely, but the opposite tends to be true. Money stirs issues of being not important, which stirs …

7 Tips for Reducing Your Shipping Costs

Image credit:REUTERS | Carlos Barria One of the biggest challenges for new entrepreneurs is the unexpected and often overlooked costs of shipping. This not only includes costs associated with shipping products to customers but also the costs of having supplies shipped to you. Of course, there are many responsibilities that require the attention of new …