Career Building

Women's History Month: 9 Women Entrepreneurs Changing the Business World

Women’s History Month: 9 Women Entrepreneurs Changing the Business World

An increasing number of women have decided to venture into entrepreneurship in a wide range of industries. Many of these women are now acclaimed leaders in the business world due to their tenacity, wit and creative thinking. In honor of Women’s History Month this March, let’s take a look at some of these ladies. Here are nine women entrepreneurs who show that it’s entirely possible to be successful by following your passion.   – Social Entrepreneurs – The philanthropic world is full of successful female entrepreneurs who have made positive contributions to society. Roshaneh Zafar Roshaneh Zafar is the founder… Continue Reading

5 Books All Endeavoring Entrepreneurs Need to Read

5 Books All Endeavoring Entrepreneurs Need to Read

In honor of National Read Across America Day—a.k.a. Dr. Seuss Day—let’s take a look at some sage words from entrepreneurial trail blazers. For aspiring entrepreneurs in Tampa Bay, what better way to grow than by reaping the wisdom of those who have the know-how and street smarts to make it to success. Here are five of ActionCOACH Tampa Bay’s favorite reads for fostering the heart of a smart and inspired business… #1 The Fire Starter Sessions by Danielle LaPorte Want to define success on your own terms? Pick up a copy of Danielle LaPorte’s in-the-trenches book infused with integrity and… Continue Reading

3 Lessons from George Washington the Entrepreneur

3 Lessons from George Washington the Entrepreneur

Most Americans are familiar with the life of our first President, George Washington. However, what many do not know is that Washington was also a successful entrepreneur. In addition to his military and political careers, he was one of the nation’s most successful businessmen. In honor of what would be Washington’s 284th birthday, here are three lessons we can learn from our country’s first great leader. #1 Benefits of Investing in Civil Growth George Washington understood the importance of investing in civil projects that would benefit the economy as a whole. In 1785, Washington helped found the Potomac Company which… Continue Reading

The Secret to Falling in Love With Your Job All Over Again

The Secret to Falling in Love With Your Job All Over Again

The average person spends the greatest amount of their time each day at work. That’s a shocking reality, especially if you’re not in love with your job. While you probably won’t be able to change the number of hours you put in at your job any time soon, you can learn to fall in love with what you do all over again. Follow these seven tips to “reignite the romance” you once had with your job. #1 Give yourself a break from time-to-time. Take some time off to reevaluate your priorities. You’ll come back reinvigorated and have a clear head to… Continue Reading

The Science of Positivity: How Staying Upbeat Can Improve Your Career

The Science of Positivity: How Staying Upbeat Can Improve Your Career

There are plenty of steps you can take to improve your career, such as going back to school or getting a promotion. However, major life changes can often be daunting. Sometimes, it is easier to start with something smaller. One of the fastest ways to improve your career is to maintain a positive attitude. Here are proven and viable ways to do just that. #1 Decreases Stress and Improve Productivity According to the Mayo Clinic, people who practice the power of positive thinking enjoy better health and lower stress levels. Ultimately, this will lead to improved productivity levels. #2 Provides… Continue Reading

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