Everything You Never Knew About Willpower (and how to increase it)

Remember your New Year’s resolutions? How are they coming along now that half the year has passed? Perhaps you promised yourself you’d eat better, get… Read More…

Work Like You’re Going on Vacation

This first day of summer has me thinking a lot about vacation, and not just because I’m eager to get away for a few days…. Read More…

Little Perks, Big Impact

It’s National Leave the Office Early Day!  So go ahead and pack up your stuff.  Go home! No one can get mad! Kidding. If you… Read More…

Finding Your Ideal Clients

Can you name something everybody likes?  Vacations? Puppies? Cheesecake? Well, certainly some people like those things.  But for others, time away from the office makes… Read More…

National Bean Counter’s Day

It’s the final countdown! Tomorrow is tax day, and our beloved bean counters (accountants) have been working furiously to meet the deadline.  Soon, the flurry… Read More…

4 Business Takeaways From My Trip to IKEA

We’ve been talking about getting a bookshelf for quite some time.  We have a pretty good collection of books and a spot in the living… Read More…

March 29 is National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

We aim to show our appreciation for small business owners in everything we do, but tomorrow, we raise an extra glass to those of you… Read More…

Motivating Employees During the Busy Season (it’s not just about pizza parties)

It’s tax season, which means the BGW office resembles something of a beehive: It’s loud, people are moving fast, and if you make a wrong… Read More…

5 Leadership Lessons from Buddy the Elf (really)

I’m pregnant.  Really, really pregnant.  The baby is due any day now, and my preferred location is anywhere that allows me to be in the… Read More…

The Power of Gratitude

Some years ago, I went to a marketing conference.  In a breakout session on sales, the presenter spoke almost exclusively about gratitude.  It didn’t make… Read More…