Thoughts on Delegation and Outsourcing

  Learning how to delegate is probably one of the most difficult things in business. It is also one of the most important elements of being a successful manager. We all know that our time is limited. No matter what…

Tips for Better Time Management

  Time is one of your most valuable assets. You must manage it well if you want to be successful. I know there are tons of time management tips out there, but here are the things that I have found…

An Overview of Project Finance

  The following is a guest post from Lukas Hofer. Lukas studied business and economics in Germany and started his career in investment banking and management consulting. He currently works as freelance writer and translator focusing on business & finance, economics and conflict & security.…

Asking Others for Help Finding a Job

  We talk a lot about networking, but if we are not using the networks we build effectively to find and seize opportunities, we are not realizing the benefits of our networks. Most people find their network most valuable to…

Update

  For those of you that talk to me on a regular basis, I’m sure that this is not news to you. For everyone else, however, I wanted to update you on where I’ve been the past several months. Many…

CPA vs CMA Infographic

  Many have been asking for advice on which credential to pursue, CPA or CMA. Sometimes just understanding the basics about each can help you figure out which direction is right for you. I’ve pulled together some useful information in…

The Icarus Deception

  I recently read Icarus Deception and really felt like it helped give me a different perspective on my work. In the book, Seth Godin makes the basic point that we are transitioning from a work-based industrial age into a…

The Benefits of Volunteer Leadership

  As young professionals, we’re always looking for new opportunities to grow our careers and further ourselves. Some of us can actively seek out opportunities in our company to take on more responsibility. Others struggle to find a role in…

Innovation and Idea Generation

  Traditional understanding of innovation associates it with idea generation. Organizations find themselves creating think tanks or brain trusts that sit in a room and think about how to disrupt their business. The fundamental thought behind this approach is that…