Author Archives: Darren Marchal

Become a Better Boss: 5 Habits Managers Should Avoid

As a manager, you’ve found the perfect balance of coaching your employees just enough (without hovering), delegating efficiently (without micromanaging), and making yourself available for questions (while still encouraging your team to think for themselves). Right? As any manager knows, being an inspiring and knowledgeable leader doesn’t always come on the first, second or third…

5 Characteristics Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Knowing the most common characteristics of successful entrepreneurs is a good place to start in order to better your own business chops. The good news? If you don’t have these traits, you can develop them over time. It won’t always come naturally to you, but mimicking the positives of successful entrepreneurs can help give you…

Why Mobile Health Technologies Haven’t Taken Off (Yet)

Tech entrepreneurs see the mobile health (mHealth) market as the next great business revolution, but it has yet to achieve critical mass. mHealth is considered the sum of technology-based applications that allow a patient and a physician to clinically interact from different locations. Examples include the exchange of medical information via e-mail, texting, smartphone apps,…

Part-Time Skills That Could Earn You a Full-Time Job

Over the last several years, many reports on the economy have indicated that the job market is up and companies are increasing their hiring. What some of these reports don’t mention is the fact that most of these new positions are part time or temporary, which isn’t necessarily what full-time job seekers want to hear….