On Another Note

They say hindsight is 20-20. If you only would have known. As a business owner, you may already have a few things you wish you knew. Would you have hired that one person? Perhaps you would have started your company sooner. While it is important to look back, reflect and learn from these decisions, it is also important to realize that, when you are at the end of your business ownership, your wishes may be much different.

The average American spends over 90,000 hours at work , or more than 10 years over the course of their lifetime, which can be seen as either a blessing or a jail sentence, depending on your perspective. Whether you love your job or dread it could be a matter of science - neuroscience that is.

Whether you're dealing with a conflict at home, with your neighbors, or at your place of business, it can be easy to become bogged down in old ways of working through problems.

Cameron Herold is one of the premier executive coaches in North America, helping C-level employees manage their time and their teams as efficiently as possible. As the CEO of a company, your COO is your second-in-command, so it is crucial that the two of you be on the same page in terms of business goals and corporate strategy. Here's what Herold advises.

Cameron Herold, also known as the CEO Whisperer, has lots to say about running meetings. Although many in the business world complain about meetings, Herold claims that it is not the meetings themselves that are so horrible, but rather the inexperience of those running them. He recommends following these tips for memorable, effective meetings.

Some entrepreneurs build their businesses themselves as their legacy. They work hard to grow and scale. Others view their greatest impact as what they leave behind within the community. It is the steps they take to make the community better than they found it. Do you hope to leave an imprint?

Billy Hammock is the owner and founder of Creative Jewelers as it is today. Billy began his career as a welder, and when the economy reached a low point, he was offered a job by a friend to try his hand at jewelry repair.

Jan Ingle is the Purchasing Agent at SBS Electric Supply with 23 years of tenure. She is involved in volunteering with numerous charities and philanthropic projects. Jan graduated the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Commercial Music.