Philip Ward’s Blog

How to Stop Self-Sabotaging as an Entrepreneur

How to Stop Self-Sabotaging as an Entrepreneur

Well-known entrepreneurs get a strange polish in the media. Somehow, these successful men and women are hyped as both uniquely talented and savvy business operators – and ordinary people that any bored nine-to-fiver could emulate with success. The truth is, all...
Strategies for Effective Delegation

Strategies for Effective Delegation

Entrepreneurs are detail-oriented people. They know what they want, when they want it, and exactly which steps they need to take to achieve their business goals. This dual focus on big-picture goals and tiny details is invaluable for those working to get their...
How to Keep Yourself Accountable as an Entrepreneur

How to Keep Yourself Accountable as an Entrepreneur

Many people pursue entrepreneurship because they find the idea of being their own boss appealing. It can be nice to be the one in charge, but standing at the helm means that the only person holding you accountable is yourself. Even with the best of intentions, you can...
Strategies for a Productive Workday at Home

Strategies for a Productive Workday at Home

Who wouldn’t want to skip the workday commute and settle into work from the comfort their own couch? Working from home can create great flexibility and freedom, but productivity can decrease if we take it for granted. Being able to work from home can increase your...
Networking Tips for Business Professionals

Networking Tips for Business Professionals

Not to be blunt, but a business professional who cannot network is not a business professional. According to a global survey by the LinkedIn Corporate Communications Team, “almost 80 percent of professionals consider professional networking to be important to career...
Email Etiquette Rules Everyone Overlooks

Email Etiquette Rules Everyone Overlooks

Email has become an integral part of the business world. In many cases a company’s entire image is relayed through the way they handle email communications. Because email is quick and easy to send it can be tempting to skip some of the niceties that are vital to...
Top Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Top Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Unfortunately, there’s no silver bullet strategy or magical formula to becoming a successful entrepreneur. Every entrepreneur’s professional journey winds differently depending on their wants and experiences. That said, starting entrepreneurs aren’t completely...
5 Mistakes That All Entrepreneurs Make

5 Mistakes That All Entrepreneurs Make

As an entrepreneur, you have a lot on your plate. In a perfect world, you would never make mistakes. However, everyone does. The key is to recognize what they are so you can correct them. If you don’t, you could fall behind on your business and life goals. So...