The One Thing CEOs Fail to Consider
There is one thing I think CEOs, Executives, Entrepreneurs and Business Owners fail to consider, when it comes to their business. And it’s that one thing that could be killing their business, or at least stopping it from growing to the level they want it to. Curious? I want your business to grow. It’s what […]READ MORE
The Future of Work
This past week I spoke to a group of senior managers during a company retreat for a very highly respected multi-national corporation. The talk was around how to stimulate new ways to grow the business organically. I know what your thinking… Boring; another talk about metrics, lead generation and online marketing. Actually it was quite […]READ MORE
But I’m Too Busy!
When I speak to groups of CEOs and Executives at talks, I often recommend they find more opportunities to connect with their employees. Possibly I’ve suggested the same to you? Hands down when I present this idea the most common response is, “but I don’t have enough time.” After all, that’s why we put front […]READ MORE
Why Team Dysfunction Is A Leadership Problem
During a talk last week to a group of COOs of Distribution Companies across the United States we spoke briefly of the origin of team dysfunction. It would seem that all leaders deal with dysfunctional teams at one time or another and although there are various methods to overcome dysfunction, what we spent the most […]READ MORE
How Do I Really Get My Employees to Care?
We had a great question come in this week for the second edition of “Saturday Morning Soapbox” – my new Periscope talk everyone Saturday at 9am EDT. How do I really get my employees to care about my customers? A great question many leaders I’m sure are wondering! Well, you have start always with – […]READ MORE
Why You Don’t Need an Employee Engagement Survey!
Have you ever done an employee engagement survey? If you have, my guess is that you ended up with piles of information and feedback. Most of which was either unclear, overwhelming, or a combination of both. [Tweet “There is no way that I know of, to obtain employee feedback electronically.”] (Despite what the organizations who […]READ MORE
Can You Grow Your Business On A Budget?
I’ve yet to encounter a CEO, president or business owner who isn’t constantly considering ways in which they can grow their business. When I ask what types of initiatives they are considering, the responses tend to focus on applying what has worked in the past rather than what might work today. The most common approaches […]READ MORE
Is Your Work Enjoyable Or Are You Always Wanting Time Off Work?
People often look forward to the end of the work day or a day off. I’m sure you’ve often heard the following statements: Are you off today? I’m going to be off… I’m looking forward to a day off! Those statements, always start with “I’m going to be off” (work, presumably) and ends with a […]READ MORE
Your Supervisors Are Unconscious
Have you ever completed a self-assessment such as DiSC, Strengths Finder or Myers Briggs? If you have, the biggest take away that you likely had is that [Tweet “Who you are (your behavior, thoughts, ideas) are unique to you.”] Now it’s important that I mention that although I do use assessments such as these to […]READ MORE
Four Practical Tips To Build A Legacy
Are you building and running a business or are you creating a scaleable, sustainable legacy? Creating and running a business means paying the bills and reaping additional investment if you’re good at it, but building a legacy means so much more than that. A legacy has staying power. Through a strong brand, it survives long after […]READ MORE