Lea Strickland, M.B.A., is the founder of Technovation Entrepreneur , a program that helps entrepreneurs turn their ideas into businesses. Strickland is the author of "Out of the Cubicle and Into Business" and "One Great Idea!" She has more than 20 years of experience in operational leadership in Fortune 500 and Global 100 companies, including Ford, Solectron and Newell.
Recent Articles By The Author
Does Your Business Need an iPhone 5? Really?
The latest technology calls to us. But if it will not save us time and money, we have to be willing to say "no."
Is Your Business a National Debt Crisis Look-Alike?
The national debt crisis is a good opportunity for business owners to learn a lesson about the right way to finance growth.
The Four Pillars of Peak Business Performance
Peak business performance can be as easy as the PEAK acronym: purpose, execution, accountability, and key indicators.
It Doesn't Work for Long When Managers 'Work the Numbers'
Managers who take short cuts in meeting performance targets will likely be uncovered in the end, and pay the price.
Business CPR: Cash, Prospects and Revenues
Understanding the cash flow cycle can give you significant insights into how to keep your business afloat during difficult periods.
Getting Business Is Easier Than Getting Paid
If you think all a successful consultant needs to do is generate leads, you are in for a rude awakening.
Power Is a Scarce Commodity For Mobile Entrepreneurs
If small business owners were fighting a resource war it might be over the scarce commodity known as the cafe power outlet.
Sales Tax Isn't Why Online Retailers Are Killing Your Store
Store owners need to get past the idea that sales taxes are allowing online retailers to beat them. There are other, more important, reasons.
The Coffee House Isn't Just Your Corner Office: Small Biz Ideas
The coffeehouse is the corner office for many small business owners, and it's also an opportunity to learn from peers, including the cafe owner.
You Can Focus Too Hard on a Single Client
Don't take success and long-term customers for granted, expecting things to go on as they have. They won't.