A lot has changed in the last twenty years, and we are proud of what we have accomplished in these past two decades. However, one thing remains the same: NLOWE is here to support, encourage, and connect the women business owners of Newfoundland and Labrador so that they can start, grow, and advance their businesses.
Most of us strive every day to become a little more organized, always looking for the next best organizational tool or app to make us just a little more efficient. Whether you prefer a paperback or a Kindle, there are organizational options for everyone.
In business, every minute on the clock represents dollars either earned or wasted. Effective time management helps increase productivity, build your professional reputation, create opportunities for advancement, and reduce your stress level.
When you are a business owner, you are the face of your organization and, like it or not, you instantly become a public figure. You hold the power to build or tear down your business’s reputation not only with your professional image but your personal one as well.
Instead of being seen as an expensive business constraint, more companies are discovering CSR as a source of opportunity, innovation, and competitive advantage. CSR is an important success factor because it demonstrates to both consumers and the public that the company’s values go beyond profit generation.
Nalcor recently launched a Women’s Leadership Network, focused on supporting career development and advancement for women at the company. For Nalcor, diversity and inclusion is a priority. Jim Keating, Chair of Nalcor Energy’s Diversity and Inclusion Council, says that as the company continues to evolve, diversity is increasingly being recognized as a business imperative.
The NeuroLeadership Institute, a leading global research organization and the pioneer of bringing neuroscience to leadership, reports that we are only truly focused for an average of six hours a week. A week!
Given that we are working with only 3.5 percent of our week, it’s pretty important that we make those few hours count. That’s where focus comes in.
Here are some tips and tricks to help you become less distracted and work more efficiently by improving your focus.
Are you stressed with a never-ending to-do list? But you still say yes to new obligations. People say no to you all the time, don’t they? So why is it so hard for you to do the same? In business, the ability to say no can at times be more critical than saying yes. Fortunately, there are ways to decline politely, effectively, and professionally. There is power in the Do Nots . . .