The Best Tips for Cultivating Team Chemistry at Work

The Best Tips for Cultivating Team Chemistry at Work

One of the keys to Ken Lear's success as a manager has been the ability to facilitate fun and bonding amongst his employees. Check out these tips for cultivating chemistry in your own office.   Team chemistry is something we usually don’t think about unless it’s...

The Best Advice from 7 Successful Entrepreneurs

The Best Advice from 7 Successful Entrepreneurs

Hi, Ken Lear here. Being an entrepreneur can sometimes be a lonely road. It’s certainly one that takes a lot of courage to embark upon, especially if this is your first time building your own business. But there’s a lot of advice to be had about how to be successful...

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The Best Tips for Cultivating Team Chemistry at Work

One of the keys to Ken Lear's success as a manager has been the ability to facilitate fun and bonding amongst his employees. Check out these tips for cultivating chemistry in your own office.   Team chemistry is something we usually don’t think about unless it’s...

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The Best Advice from 7 Successful Entrepreneurs

Hi, Ken Lear here. Being an entrepreneur can sometimes be a lonely road. It’s certainly one that takes a lot of courage to embark upon, especially if this is your first time building your own business. But there’s a lot of advice to be had about how to be successful...

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Staying Motivated as an Entrepreneur

Ken Lear will be the first to tell you that entrepreneurship is a rewarding adventure -- but that it's not without its challenges. One of the keys to his success is not only staying motivated himself, but bringing out the same gusto in his team. Check out some of...

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Developing Effective Leadership in Young Professionals

Ken Lear has built a successful career around developing leadership qualities in others -- whether they've been recent college grads or seasoned managers. Check out these tips for helping your own mentees.  Connect with Ken Lear on LinkedIn for additional leadership...

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What an MLS Team Could Do for the City of Detroit

I'm Ken Lear, a business leader, and entrepreneurship expert. I'm also a former soccer player. Be sure to follow me on Twitter! @ Ken_Lear Major League Soccer (MLS) represents the sport’s highest level in both the U.S. and Canada, and the sport has come a long way...

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How To Make Motivational Quotes Matter

Ken Lear loves motivational quotes - but it's not just about reading inspirational words, it's about implementing action. Hi, Ken Lear Here! When the going gets tough, a wise person finds a coach to help them cope with the obstacle blocking their path. A star pitcher...

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Think Like An Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs aren’t afraid to fail. They’re creative and flexible and see failure as part of the learning process. Instead of letting a failure stop their progress an entrepreneur examines their mistake and turns it into a learning experience that helps them to...

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Wake Up Early and Get More Done

Hello, Ken Lear here! Successful people are often early risers. They know that to get the most out of their day, their days need to start early—the early bird gets the worm, as the saying goes. Getting up early can help you be productive in a number of ways, and not...

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The Best Ways to Get Noticed By Your Boss

Hi, I'm Ken Lear. Check me out on Twitter @Ken_Lear for more business, entrepreneurship, and leadership tips! Getting your assignments completed at work requires much of your concentration and almost all of your time. When you’re not busy doing your assignments you’re...

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Making the Most of LinkedIn from Ken Lear

Hi, I'm Ken Lear. I've previously talked about avoidable mistakes young business professionals tend to make. One more to add is not having a fully completed LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn is by far the most well known social media platform for networking with...

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Simple Ways to Make Work More Enjoyable

It’s estimated that we spend roughly a third of our lives at work. With that fact in mind, it’s easy to understand why people attend expensive colleges to ensure they’ll get great jobs right out of school, or why we sacrifice the big paycheck to spend that third of...

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4 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Started From the Bottom

Success in life is a result of many factors. Some are born luckier than others, but one thing is almost certain, and that is that through hard work, determination, and talent, just about anything is possible. Here are four famous and successful entrepreneurs who...

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3 Business Success Stories for Inspiration

Connect to Ken Lear on LinkedIn today to learn more. Dreams really do come true—at least for theses three entrepreneurs that took an idea and created a successful business out of it. Hopefully, these amazing stories will inspire all of you innovators and dreamers to...

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How to Fix Productivity Stalls

Let’s face it: you can’t always be on a roll. Sometimes the team’s momentum just slows to a stop and the project hangs there, unfinished while the clock ticks away. Productivity stalls happen and, like writer’s block, they can be agonizing when coming up against a...

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How to Manage During a Crisis

Ken Lear is an expert on all things business, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Follow him on Tumblr today. In life and in business, things can happen that require all of our attention. When a crisis happens, we’re suddenly consumed by it—nothing else takes...

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3 Pieces of Advice From Great Minds

Are you on Tumblr? Follow Ken Lear today for more tips on business, leadership, and entrepreneurship. Great minds such as Albert Einstein, Mark Twain, Martin Luther King Jr., Maya Angelou, and others have given us more nuggets of brilliant wisdom over the years than...

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How to Create a Creative Environment

Follow Ken Lear on Pinterest for pins regarding business, entrepreneurship, and leadership! A successful workplace is one where ideas flow forth freely and fearlessly. Creativity turns an average office into a breeding ground for the out-of-the-box thinking that...

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How to Get Things Moving After Being in a Rut

Follow Ken Lear on Pinterest for more blogs regarding business, leadership, and entrepreneurship. It happens to the best of us. Maybe the weather cold and dreary, work is challenging you, or life has just been really stressful. Whatever it may be - it’s time to get...

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5 Tips for Less Stress at Work

Hi, Ken Lear here. Employees can feel stressed out at work for a number of reasons. Whether tension between coworkers, too many projects, or worrying about job performance, there are ways to cope with it. Modern workers are distracted on average 2.1 hours per day, and...

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4 Avoidable Mistakes Young Business Professionals Make

Ken Lear is a leadership, business, and entrepreneurship expert, based out of Farmington Hills, MI. If you are a recent graduate, then you are likely making your way into a world you have never been in before—the “real” world. Business meetings, reports, sales pitches...

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How to Think Like a Boss And Get Ahead

Hi there, I'm Ken Lear. Have you ever been told to “dress for the job you want, not the job you have”? The same can apply to your mindset: if you think and have the mindset of a boss, you are more likely to move up in your company.  Today’s work force is more...

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8 Words That Leaders Live By

My name is Ken Lear and I know that being a leader is an important role; you are inspiring others and teaching them how to become leaders. Being a good leader requires hard work and passion. Take a look at these 10 words that successful leaders use and live by: Please...

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How Great Leaders Respond During a Crisis

Ken Lear here. A crisis can happen at any time, anywhere. Whether it’s in the larger world or in the workplace, a crisis is a sensitive situation that must be handled with care. Many leaders have crumbled under pressure, yet others rise like shining stars to the top....

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5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

Hi, Ken Lear here. Some entrepreneurs jump in with no real plan or knowledge of what it actually takes to run their own company. This works out sometimes – but wouldn’t you rather be prepared? Read below for a few things (successful) entrepreneurs should avoid:...

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8 Great Quotes to Inspire You as a Leader

An expert on leadership, business, and entrepreneurship, Ken Lear strives for greatness. It can be easy to fall into a routine as a business leader, but what happens when you need to adapt as your company changes and demands even more of you? Providing inspirational...

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Top 5 Inspirational Movies for Teamwork

Hi, I'm Ken Lear, an expert on entrepreneurship, business, and leadership. Teamwork in the office can only grow if there are people willing to work together and put in the hard work. These are the types of qualities that managers look for when building a successful...

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Relaxing During a Summer Vacation

Ken Lear here. As the weather warms up, it’s typical to want to take a vacation from work. Kids are out of school, and beaches and resorts are ready to host your for a weekend. Going on vacation can be tough if you’re a person that is used to working at all hours of...

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How to Talk to Someone at Your Next Networking Event

I'm Ken Lear, an entrepreneur, sales expert, and leader. Networking events can be intimidating for a lot of people. Maybe you don’t know what to wear, what to say, or how to act. Networking is an essential part of a successful career, so learning how to be confident...

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