Lisa Huyhn

Lisa Huyhn is the Politics and Military & Defense Editor at todaybusinesses. She is a fiercely independent voter who believes in full transparency in politics & general government activities. You can reach her atOnlineDegree.com.

  • How To Start a Business When You’re Still Employed

    Starting a new business is always a risky venture and one of the things that a budding entrepreneur can do to manage their risk is to start a business while retaining their day job. At first glance that might sound a little crazy – after all many people swear that it should be “all or […]

  • 51 Ways to Define Leadership

    The dictionary definition of leadership, whatever dictionary you choose, is rather dry and it doesn’t really cover the scope of what’s expected from a leader. Why? Because we all have our own vision of what leaders are and what they do. The way you choose to lead your people will be very different from the […]

  • How to Create an Effective Marketing Plan for a Small Business

    “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” Benjamin Franklin Small business owners are aware of the need to plan. Many will spend hours working on their overall business plan to try and move their business forward. Yet, there’s an area which doesn’t get as much attention as the business plan and it’s […]

  • How to Boost Your Confidence at Work to Get Ahead

    It’s all too easy to let your confidence get dented but it’s not good when it happens. Why? Confidence has a huge part to play in the way that your career develops. When you feel confident and have a strong sense of self-belief, it’s been demonstrated that you more likely to set and attain goals. […]

  • Wave Review: The Best Small Business Free Accounting Software

    The pressures of running a small business can often mean making compromises when it comes to the software that you choose to run. A few dollars for license here and then a few more dollars there and all of a sudden – you’ve spent more than you can afford. That’s why we have chosen Wave […]

  • How to Write a Vision Statement

    The vision statement, all too often dismissed as a silly marketing gimmick, can be a powerful tool for your business if it’s done properly. Here’s what you need to know about vision statements and how to write an effective vision statement for your business: What is A Vision Statement? A vision statement is a carefully […]

  • How to Choose the Right Franchise Opportunity

    There are some great reasons to start a franchise when you decide to become an entrepreneur. You’re taking on an established product or service that has already been successful in the market and you still get to be your own boss. However, you’ll also get a ton of support from the franchise network to help […]

  • How to Be Better at Networking Even If You’re An Introvert

    Personal networking is the way to get ahead in today’s increasingly connected world. Networking used to be done by executives in meeting rooms powered with expensive business cards and it was a system that very much favored the extrovert manager or director. So how do you get good at networking without that batch of business […]

  • How to Make Effective Business Decisions and How To Learn From Them

    Want to be a leader or a manager in the business world? Then you’re going to have to be able to take decisions. More importantly, you want to be able to make decisions that improve productivity and impact positively on the place you work. There’s often an assumption that “decision making” is an innate skill […]

  • How to Hire the Right People For Your Small Business

    Hiring is critical in any business; get the right people and the business improves, get the wrong ones and it can have a serious impact on the work being done. It’s even more important in a small business where there’s very little room for error and a poor hiring decision can set the business back […]

  • stratustime Review: The Best Time and Attendance Software For Small Businesses

    We’ve been examining time and attendance solutions recently and we believe we’ve found the best time and attendance software for small businesses in the form of stratustime. Time and attendance tracking isn’t important for all businesses and it’s important to think about whether you really need it before investing in any form of software and […]