2020 Kauai Writers Conference

We invite you to learn about the Kauai Writers Conference, November 9 to 15, 2020. Set in one of Kauai’s loveliest resorts, it features a faculty of beloved bestselling authors, carefully chosen as brilliant writers who are also gifted teachers, including: Richard Russo Meg Wolitzer Luis Urrea Lauren Groff Christina […]

What is business model?

What is business model? Joan Magretta in “Why Business Models Matter,” defines business model as partly as “at heart, stories — stories that explain how enterprises work. A good business model answers Peter Drucker’s age-old questions, ‘Who is the customer? And what does the customer value?’ It also answers the fundamental […]

Do You Need Talent to Become A Writer?

Singing … dancing … drawing … acting … playing an instrument … they all share some common traits with writing. First, these are creative pursuits. And second, people tend to think you have to be naturally talented to succeed with any of these pursuits. I’m not so sure that’s true.  There was a time when […]

Choosing a career

5 Things to Consider before Choosing a Career. Think about what you loved when you were a kid. True passions tend to surface in childhood, before real-world pressures overtake them.  Consider what you’d do if money didn’t matter. If income were no issue at all, how would you spend your […]

How To Be The Best Leader And Not Just A Boss

It takes more than one person to make a company successful–great businesses thrive because of outstanding teamwork. It might be easy to bring a group of people together, but creating a cooperative and cohesive team of people, one that’s working for a common goal, isn’t so simple. It takes good leadership to help them […]

The Secret to Succeeding at Work and Family

When we asked EO (Entrepreneurs‘ Organization) members what they’ve learned from being a parent and an entrepreneur, we heard from Jessica Honegger of EO Dallas, the founder and co-CEO of Noonday Collection. She revealed how she strives for success in both work and home life. “One thing I’ve learned about entrepreneurship […]