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Why Do I Need a Change Management Plan?

  "Change before you have to." This maxim, credited to former General Electric CEO Jack Welch, is a pithy reminder that being able to manage change skillfully is not an option but a necessity Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Rachel Leland

Building a Change Team

In business, change is inevitable. The ability to adapt to and embrace change is often the linchpin of success. "Embracing it requires a delicate balance of communication, vision and engagement," Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Jennifer Nelson

Launching a New Business? Invest in Yourself

Editor’s note: This article is part of Navigating Change, a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation  and EIX . Many experienced workers in the second Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Chris Farrell

More Than the Sum of its Partners

Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs, co-founders of Apple Inc.  |  Credit: Getty EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is part of Lessons from Leaders, a Next Avenue initiative made possible by Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Chris Farrell

How Mentors Help People Turn Great Ideas into Viable Businesses

Recently graduated from college, aspiring entrepreneur Brian Gachunu had a dream for a business startup but needed guidance to bring it to life.  Fortunately for Gachunu, he found a mentor who Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Rachel Leland

How to Pivot to Profit

feedback involves having a mentor or someone else the founder trusts ask probing questions about a problem — "What about this?" "What about that?" — until the founder concludes that a change is Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Mark Stein

Black Entrepreneurship Blossoms

Tommie Daye opened Tommie's Pizza in October 2018. It's the only Black-owned pizza shop in St. Paul, Minnesota. Randy Davis started out in the mattress business in Denver nearly 35 years ago, when Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Chris Farrell

5 Ways to Keep Your Kids From Fighting Over Your Will

It is your worst nightmare. You’ve passed away, and now your adult children no longer speak to each other. Circumstances around your death have destroyed the family you spent your life building, Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Patrick O'Brien

Paying it Forward by Mentoring

  EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is part of Lessons from Leaders, a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the  Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation  and  EIX . Roberto Mighty has Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Leslie Hunter-Gadsden

How to Develop a Successful Social Media Strategy

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is part of Lessons from Leaders, a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and EIX , the Entrepreneur Innovation Exchange. Social Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Jennifer Nelson