Free Small Business Mentoring by SCORE at the Plainfield Public Library

The Fox Valley Chapter of SCORE offers free mentoring sessions to small business owners and start-ups at the Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL on the second and fourth Mondays of the month, 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  Space is very limited, and registration is required. Go to foxvalley.score.org, click on Book Now! and follow the steps to register at the Plainfield Public Library. SCORE is a nationwide, non-profit organization dedicated to helping the owners of existing and start-up businesses assure that their businesses grow and prosper.

4 Lessons About Handling Stressed Customers That I Learned From Being a Mover

businessesWhat you do can impact your customers’ experience in a good or an unfortunate way.  Omar Soliman looks at how he and his company effectively deal with customer stress.  Would these suggestions work for you and your company?  Click here to discover more.

The Incredibly Boring Trait That All Great Leaders Need

businessesJessica Stillman says that “[a]s Walter Chen, CEO of startup iDoneThis, recently pointed out in a post on the company’s blog, when the search giant goes looking for leaders, it doesn’t focus on brag-worthy traits like boldness and bravery. Instead it looks mostly for something very, very boring. What is this magic quality?”  Click here to learn what that trait is.