5 Ways to Overcome Founder’s Syndrome

Photo by Franck V. on Unsplash Entrepreneurs and business builders of organizations of all sizes often grapple with a psychological struggle known as Founder’s Syndrome, a term used to refer to a leader’s resistance to change, difficulty with giving up control, has all the answers, and withholds information. If left unchecked, it can negatively impact […]

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Networking Doesn’t Have To Be Scary

Photo from Pexels.com Fort Wayne offers many networking events. For example, Greater Fort Wayne Inc. offers Meet Me at 5:05. My personal favorites are the Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Center’s events and The NIIC’s Ideas@Work annual, signature event. Networking is built into these events. For some, networking is looked at as a great way to gain […]

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Start Local, Think Global: Celebrating International Women’s Day #BalanceforBetter

“Who runs the world? Girls!” famous words from Queen B herself, Beyoncé Knowles. While almost none of us are as famous as this singer/songwriter, as women we all have an inner roar within us that is demanding to be heard. Today is our day. We are celebrating International Women’s Day to recognize the women who […]


Discounting 101: Good or bad for business?

Photo by Artem Bali on Unsplash Macy’s marks-up products to mark them down. So the good deal at a final clearance of 75% of MSRP was never sold anywhere close to MSRP. It probably started at 67% off. Kohl’s gives you Kohl’s cash. Then, you feel obligated to spend it so Kohl’s increases its product […]

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Employee Health and Wellness: It’s Good for Business!

Photo by Farsai Chaikulngamdee on Unsplash As I mentioned last week, The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (The NIIC) has partnered with LookUp Indiana to shine a light on better mental health, wellness and self-care for entrepreneurs and business builders. This blog is the last of a three-part series on self-care for business builders. To put business […]

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