Why do most team members loathe these semi-annual get-togethers so intently? Popular opinion suggests it’s because these conversations typically dwell on the past, rather than look forward to “opportunities”. This begs the question, how do we change all that?Read More
Now that we’re in the last quarter of 2018, it’s time to keep an eye out for the promise of a new year. What’s in store for your business in 2019? What sort of conversations are you having around strategic planning? What sort of development and new product launches/service offerings do you have in the works?Read More
More than mere window dressing, Apple’s latest software update—iOS 12—strives for a feature-rich, one-two punch of performance and functionality.
With that in mind, here’s what you should expect from iOS 12 to make your business life a little lot more efficient.
Getting a business up and running requires hard work, dedication, vision, blood, sweat, and tears… and that’s the easy part.
Once you’ve successfully transformed your dream into reality, the next step is to grow that “dream come true” into something sustainable. What practices and/or activities accelerate growth without blowing up costs?Read More
How do you cultivate an environment in your business that capitalizes on the sound character and strong will of its team members? How do you unify a group of individuals around a singular focus: winning it all? We’ve got a few ideas on how to make it happen.Read More
Mere talent can be found almost anywhere, from local universities to employment agencies and an abundance of online recruiting websites. The sky is the limit when it comes to finding the average worker. Extraordinary talent, however, is a much more finite resource.
So, how do you find top talent?
There’s strength in the numbers, but there’s also truth. When margins are slim and underperforming, the cause is typically related to one or a combination of factors. Here are three approaches business owners can take to ensure they are maximizing their margins.Read More
Keeping a team (especially a project team) focused during a status meeting can be extremely challenging. Depending on the cross section of attendees, several personalities and perspectives must be managed in order to maintain control of your meeting. With thirty minutes on the clock and a bunch of updates to provide, every second is precious.Read More
Being a small business owner is truly a journey. Along the way, one will experience seasons of bountiful success and seasons of drought. In both situations, challenges will arise and your ability to sustain will be tested. However, your endurance is less likely to falter if you're properly equipped for survival. Below, I’ve highlighted some key items to pack as you journey along.Read More