Rita Boehm

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The Winning Traits of Faith-Based Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The definition of faith in the truest sense of the word expands far beyond a belief in God or an acceptance of heaven or hell.<p>If I take a plane to Hawaii from Chicago, which I do twice a year with my family, while I might pray before we …

The Importance of Finding (And Facing) Your Weaknesses

No one is perfect. Understanding exactly where you need more work can help you get ahead. Here’s how to get a greater measure of self-awareness when it comes to weaknesses.<p>In Steve Martin’s hilarious 1990 mob spoof, <i>My Blue Heaven</i>, his character laments, “Everyone thinks they have a sense of humor, …

Should Office Culture Change To Accommodate Introverts?

In a world designed for extroverts, quiet types are misunderstood as unambitious. Should the introverts change, or should their environment?<p>In a society that praises extroversion, what’s an introvert to do?<p>Studies show one out of every two or three people are introverts; but in the business world, …

How to Quit Your Procrastination Habit Once And For All

The first step is awareness–the rest will follow. Here’s how to own up to you procrastination habits, and correct them for good.<p>We all procrastinate, and by and large, we all know the solutions to our procrastination.<p>I put off writing this article (ironically, I know, and yes I know you’ll put off …

5 Ways We Neglect Our Own Creativity–And How to Bring It Back

From the naysaying voice inside your head to schedules crammed with inspiration-killing tasks, here’s how to overcome five of the most common creative blocks.<p>Creative work takes time. It’s prone to blockages, inconsistent results, and a long gestation period that can feel like navel gazing. When …

5 Ways to Win People Over | Inc.com

Winning people over isn't always easy. Yet the ability to apply the gentle art of persuasion to relationships new and old is essential.<p>"Every single day, we are faced with the task of persuading others. And every single day, we face resistance," says Bob Burg, author of <i>Adversaries Into Allies: Win</i> …

3 Ways Introverts Can Boost Their Personal Brand

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Picture, for a second, a man. He is not very outgoing. Pretty reserved, actually; he spends a lot of time alone. When in crowds his mind gets jumbled, and his heart starts beating just a little faster. The man knows of his true potential, but …

Keeping Your Intellectual Property Safe and Sound

Check search engines, along with state and federal trademark databases. If the name isn’t taken, it may be wise to snag it. If you don’t, you may end up either spending a lot down the road on litigation, securing the rights to the name or changing the business name or marketing materials.<p><b>Don’t rely</b> …

The Difference Between a Business and a Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What exactly is it that separates a business from a brand? Is it the number of locations? Is it revenue? Is it something you can measure in hashtags and retweets? What does one have to do before one can legitimately say, “We’re not just a …

The War on Clutter: 8 Ways to Edit Your Workspace and Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For the first time in history, owning less stuff is a sign of wealth. A recent article in <i>T Magazine</i> reports that the new rich are embracing “amor vacui,” the love of empty space.<p>Graham Hill, founder of design website LifeEdited, …

Got 5 Minutes and a Smartphone? Do These 5 Things to Boost Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur knows time is valuable, but are you maximizing those idle minutes to your advantage? You know the time you are stuck somewhere waiting – be it on a flight, in a doctor's office or your child's classroom during …

Listen Up: How to Respond to Customer Complaints

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business has its fair share of quality issues to work through and learn from. The goal is to not have more than your share. One way to capture the most growth possible through each learning event is to truly hear your customer’s …

3 Reasons Why You'll Never Be Super Successful

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you like me, wishing you were making more money?<p>Not that I’m unhappy. Because I’m not, and hopefully neither are you. My 10-person company is doing pretty well. We sell customer relationship management (CRM) software and services. Our …

10 Tricks and Tips for Landing Your First Client

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Quitting your corporate job and launching your dream startup is only half the battle. Finding people to actually use your product or service is the real fight.<p>Like many entrepreneurs when I started my business in 1999, I was wildly …

William Henry Jackson (American, 1843-1942), Multnomah Falls Oregon, ca. 1890 (negative); 1982 (print), gelatin silver print

William Henry Jackson (<i>American, 1843-1942</i>), <b>Multnomah Falls Oregon</b>, ca. 1890 (negative); 1982 (print), gelatin silver print<p>Portland Art Museum

William Henry Jackson (American, 1843-1942), Mystic Lake, Montana Territory, 1873, albumen silver print

William Henry Jackson (<i>American, 1843-1942</i>), <b>Mystic Lake, Montana Territory</b>, 1873, albumen silver print<p>Portland Art Museum