Lindsay Broder

Lindsay Broder

The Occupreneur Coach

Lindsay Broder, The Occupreneur® Coach, is a certified professional coach based in New York. A Wall Street veteran, she specializes in Occupreneur® coaching, strategy and crisis management services for executives, business leaders and organizations striving to improve their businesses or careers.

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Before You Rush to Fail, Read This
Leadership

Before You Rush to Fail, Read This

Yes, you can learn a lot from failure. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't do everything you can to avoid it.
Stop Being So Laid-Back In the Workplace
Leadership

Stop Being So Laid-Back In the Workplace

Executives who are too permissive in the office run the risk of sacrificing productivity.
The 6 Words That Are Holding You Back
Leadership

The 6 Words That Are Holding You Back

Language reflects how we think. Change your negative mindset by avoiding these words.
What Lessons You Should Learn When You Fire Someone
Leadership

What Lessons You Should Learn When You Fire Someone

No one likes to let someone go. But, when you do, make sure you are using it as a learning experience for leadership.
How To Remain Relevant in Your Shrinking Industry
Grow Your Business

How To Remain Relevant in Your Shrinking Industry

Businesses come and go, but adapting to clients' needs will always help you stay on top.
7 Things You Should Never Say to Your Employees
Grow Your Business

7 Things You Should Never Say to Your Employees

We all get caught up in a moment of frustration, but what you say can have a lasting impact on the motivation of your staff.
When It's Appropriate to Micromanage
The 'Treps

When It's Appropriate to Micromanage

There is a fine line between being effectively hands-on and micromanaging. Here's when to get more involved.
How to Rekindle The Flame...With Your Business Partner
Grow Your Business

How to Rekindle The Flame...With Your Business Partner

When you are in business with a partner and, for better or worse, that can seem like a marriage. Here's how to keep the flame burning.
If You Want to Lead, You Also Need to Manage
Leadership

If You Want to Lead, You Also Need to Manage

We think the key to being a successful leader has to do with vision and strategy. But it is also in nuts-and-bolts management.
Before You Send That Angry Email, Read This
Leadership

Before You Send That Angry Email, Read This

Email and IM's sometimes give us courage to speak our minds after a workplace fight. Here's how to do those right.
6 Questions to Help Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

6 Questions to Help Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur

Many of us yearn to run our own businesses. Here are the six questions to ask to decide if it is for you.
How to Snap Back After You Blow Up at Your Staff
Leadership

How to Snap Back After You Blow Up at Your Staff

We all lose it sometimes. Here's how to address it right away to make sure you don't ruin your employees' morale.
How to Get Paid More Today
Compensation and Benefits

How to Get Paid More Today

With all the talk about how companies should pay more, few leaders realize that the path to higher compensation rests with them, not the government.
5 Reasons to Make Time for Yourself Right Now
Business Management

5 Reasons to Make Time for Yourself Right Now

Yes, we know you don't believe time for yourself is important. But it is. Here are the five reasons why.
The One Tool You Need for Success? A Mirror.
Business Management

The One Tool You Need for Success? A Mirror.

The hardest thing to do is to take an honest look at yourself, warts and all. But it is vital for the success of your business.
How to Handle Being Passed Over for a Promotion
Human Resources

How to Handle Being Passed Over for a Promotion

Besides getting fired, being passed over can be the worst thing to happen to you in your career. But it shouldn't be the end of the world.
10 Strategies for Overcoming Creativity Block
Grow Your Business

10 Strategies for Overcoming Creativity Block

We all find a rut and lose inspiration. But getting your creative juices flowing again isn't as hard as you may think.
3 Ways to Stop the Fighting and Start Focusing on What Matters
Business Management

3 Ways to Stop the Fighting and Start Focusing on What Matters

Business owners are naturally fighters. But holidays and vacations are a time to focus on how to build relationships.
Reality Check: Not Everyone Deserves a Bonus
Motivation and Retention

Reality Check: Not Everyone Deserves a Bonus

If you reward an employee's subpar performance, you're only hurting your business. Here are four tips on how to handle the bonus process the right way.
Employees Driving You Nuts? It Might Be You, Not Them.
Business Management

Employees Driving You Nuts? It Might Be You, Not Them.

It is easy to get frustrated by poor performance by our employees. But fixing the problem might require a bit of introspection.
How to Search Your Soul to Get Through a Crisis
Business Management

How to Search Your Soul to Get Through a Crisis

When things go wrong, we look around for whom to blame. Often, we could benefit from a mirror.
How to Protect Corporate Culture in a Telecommuting World
Managing Employees

How to Protect Corporate Culture in a Telecommuting World

If office culture is important to you, ask yourself these questions when mulling a telecommuting policy.
Women: Are We to Blame for the Glass Ceiling?
Lifestyle

Women: Are We to Blame for the Glass Ceiling?

There is a need for change for women in the workplace, but as with anything, change starts with us.
How to Jump From Startup to Startup Without Hurting Your Career
Motivation and Retention

How to Jump From Startup to Startup Without Hurting Your Career

It's not taboo to jump from job to job anymore. But you have to know the right way to do it.
How to Fire Yourself With Grace When It's Time to Take Your Company to the Next Level
Leadership

How to Fire Yourself With Grace When It's Time to Take Your Company to the Next Level

You might need to replace yourself as chief executive to grow your company in a big way. Here's how to help make a smoother transition to a professional manager.
Why It's Time to Rethink Who's Doing What at Your Company
Managing Employees

Why It's Time to Rethink Who's Doing What at Your Company

Jacks of all trades can be a plus on a startup team. But as growth takes off, trying to fit a square peg into a round hole can be hazardous to your business.
How to Have a Personal Life Once Startup Fever Sets In
Lifestyle

How to Have a Personal Life Once Startup Fever Sets In

That constant smartphone glow is just not that flattering. When you work for yourself, it can be excruciating to put it down. But you can find time to live a life outside your work.
Get a Life. It Might Just Be the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Business
Lifestyle

Get a Life. It Might Just Be the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Business

No time for your personal life? If so, you could be slighting your business.
Change Is Good. Now, How to Get Employees to Buy In
Managing Employees

Change Is Good. Now, How to Get Employees to Buy In

Employees often resist change, but good leaders can win their buy-in. Here's how.

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