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There is strength in humility. Many people would agree with this statement, but when it comes to leadership, how does this really play out?
This is a confusing time for leaders. Many of us strive to be individuals who care about the people on our team. Yet, we also don’t want to just be meddling.
Do you ever feel like you’re on a losing streak in your business? When you can’t seem to win a big sale…or any at all?
You NEED to trust you people. Every leader embraces this concept on an intellectual basis. However; it’s the application of it that takes many a lifetime to master.
Time. It is a leader’s most precious commodity. In order to build a more profitable, more productive company, a leader must acquire the productivity mindset.
One of the greatest challenges in making the leap to becoming an entrepreneur is figuring out how you’ll be able to replace your current paycheck.
Just because you wear the title of business owner, doesn’t necessarily mean you’re a good leader. And, if you want to win, you’ve got to win with your people.
If you aren’t managing your clients…then they most certainly will be managing you. Once that happens, the business relationship will start losing money.
Do you tend to be overly heavy handed in your leadership style? Or do you lean toward being too absent when your presence is needed?
For many who take the leap into business ownership, the task of becoming an inspirational and effective leader is the biggest challenge of their entrepreneurial journey.
The greatest leaders develop a keen sense of perfect timing. Just like a gifted farmer, they know when to till the soil, when to plant the seeds and when to harvest.
For entrepreneurs, making decisions is a daily responsibility and the bad ones can literally take a company down.
All dreamers must first be fools. For entrepreneurs, this is especially true in that we must often risk so much in order to pursue our dream.
What happens when you suddenly realize your vision is off course and needs to take a detour? Navigating through a difficult transition is very challenging.
Leaders resist change. And their teams often resist change as well. Yet, in today’s world, if you’re not constantly enhancing your practices, services and products, you’ll be left in your competitors’ dust.
One of the most difficult entrepreneurial feats is getting partnerships to work. Everyone wants to start a business with a partner, but no one wants to stay in the partnership.
Why are partnerships so challenging? How should a business owner or organizational leader make the decision as to whether they team up, or go it alone?
Every business owner has faced a period of time when the bills are coming in faster than the checks. Worse are those times when the cash is rapidly running out.
Each day entrepreneurs face a plethora of decisions to make. There are plenty of marketing campaigns encouraging these business owners to “Just Do It”. But, when should we?
Struggling with the Millennials in your business? Or maybe you’re a Millennial who is challenged with leading a Gen X’er or a Baby Boomer.
Anyone who has ever tried their hand at being a leader or entrepreneur knows the journey can aptly be described as being on a roller coaster.
There is a mindset that is holding leaders back more than anything else. Could this one word free you up and change everything for you almost instantly?
Burn out. Depression. If an entrepreneur loses their sense of vision, their feeling of hope, they will find themselves rapidly on a downward slope.
It’s been a business objective for companies to have their employees feel like they are part of their corporate family. Yet, few businesses are successful.
If you’ve been in business for any length of time, you probably have had to face the hounds of bill collection at some point in your career.
As leaders and entrepreneurs, we get it. If we don’t clearly understand the needs and wants of our clients, we won’t be in business for very long.
Leaders and entrepreneurs are adept at doing the impossible. It’s how we’re designed. Yet, the real challenge is leading our team through an impossible task.
When your best person lets you know they are leaving the company, it can ruin any business owner’s day, and can cause significant damage to the company.
You want to be open to new input. At the same time, you can’t take in everyone’s ideas, all of the time, or your vision will always be “under construction”.
If you’re a leader or entrepreneur, you’re going to end up with knots in your stomach. Here are practical methods for untying those crippling knots of tension.