The leading entrepreneurs of today’s world rely on innovation to build their careers and to justify the many years of hardships that are often the result of their efforts. Ultimately, entrepreneurs bring answers into the world that solve problems or build on prior innovations.

“If I have seen further, it…


Trust is perhaps the most crucial pillar to establishing a positive, sustainable relationship, whether it be with clients, employees or business associates. Building trust does not happen overnight. It takes clear communication, integrity and consistent follow-through (among other factors) over time.

Clear and Authentic Communication

It is never safe to…


As many professionals continue to work remotely, new challenges and obstacles arise every day. Aside from staying personally accountable, focused and driven, people in leadership roles face the challenge of delivering constructive criticism to others without having the benefit of in-person interaction. …


Corporate philanthropy and social responsibility is win-win for companies on many levels as well as for the community at large. Of course, it improves your brand and it’s the right thing to do, which is why more companies today are ramping up their programs and making it a more thoughtful…


Leading a rapidly growing company can present many unique challenges that can test the grit of management and their commitment to the company’s core values and culture. …


Offices are generally a melting pot of different types of personalities. There are the drama queens/kings, the gossips, the shrinking violets and the go-getters, just to name a few. If you learn to look carefully, however, you will most likely find at least one person that never seems to be…


With subpar data costing U.S. companies 12 percent of annual revenues, hygiene has become critical to the bottom line.

Data has been described as the very lifeblood of a company, but even that doesn’t completely describe it. Used to maximum effect, it enables a business to thrive. One executive called…


It is easy, but dangerous, to maintain the status-quo in business. Though it takes less work to continue doing business as usual, you’re at risk of losing out on market opportunities and being swallowed up by the competition. Today’s digital age demands innovation, and agility to respond quickly to market…


A fundamental way for a business professional to develop leadership skills is to honestly assess himself or herself and to address areas in need of improvement.

Part of the self-assessment can be completed by answering the following questions:

Who or What Can Help Me Develop My Skills?

No one is…


The revenue model is one of the most important aspects of a startup: it’s how a startup makes money and delivers value. The simplest way to find the right model for your startup is to focus on the competition and customer insights. Revenue models aren’t limited to startups, and being…

Tim Noonan

Tim Noonan is the President and CEO at Lockton Pacific Series and a recognized, dynamic leader based in Los Angeles. http://timnoonan.us/.

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