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By - Sandi Webster

From Perk to Perseverance – How Women Feel About Flexible Work Arrangements in 2021

  2020 was a year that many women were awaiting – not because of COVID-19, but because, finally, they were able to test out flexible work arrangements (FWA) that were voluntarily given to them by their Human Resource departments!  Women had agita asking to work from home because of how they were viewed in the workforce. Then came COVID—the great

The Four Different Types of Boards
By - Sandi Webster

The Four Different Types of Boards

When business owners say, “I would like to form a board!” They usually mean an advisory board. I’m not sure if they know that there are four types of boards. So, how are they different?  Johanne Bouchard is a governance and leadership advisor to boards, CEOs, executives, and entrepreneurs, as well as an expert in board composition and dynamics. I

By - Sandi Webster

Utilizing LinkedIn To Find Potential Clients

Every year LinkedIn is proving to be a top contender when looking to recruit potential candidates.   In my former company, Consultants 2 Go, not only were we using LinkedIn as a recruiting tool, we found it to be strategically helpful when searching for prospective new clients.  In my current company, Sandi Webster LLC, I use LinkedIn to connect to new

The difference between a mentor and a sponsor
By - Sandi Webster

The Difference Between A Mentor and a Sponsor

  A common misconception small business owners have is the difference between having a sponsor and a mentor.  There will be the make-or-break business decision that calls for the guidance of a mentor and the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that calls for a sponsor to recommend you.   As a small business owner, you need more than a mentor;   you also need a