Delegation Guidelines for a Long Departure

In Strategic Planning for a Long Departure, we explored how developing a strategy can precede smooth operation while you are away from your business. In order to create that strategy, we first grouped your responsibilities into three categories: Daily Operation, Fire Fighting, and Touch and Go. Now, the next step: Start Delegating We will discuss … Read More

Strategic Planning for a Long Departure

Remember the last time you left on vacation? How did you prepare before leaving? Did you have a strategy? You might have made a list of things to pack and a detailed itinerary of what to look forward to, but that’s not all there was to do. In addition to running the business as usual, … Read More

How Can You Handle Mistakes Effectively?

In our last blog post, Who Doesn’t Make Mistakes?, we learned that a leader sets the tone as to the kind of feedback that will be provided to employees when they make mistakes. Therefore, an effective leader should handle mistakes after understanding the impact it can have on the employees. Now, let’s examine the types of feedback … Read More

So You Think You Can’t Do Public Speaking

What’s the magic that just a handful of presenters have that you don’t? Some may say they’re natural orators. Yet, when the time comes for them to speak in front of a crowd, do you think they simply approach the podium and let their most memorable words spontaneously roll off their tongue? That would be … Read More

How to Retain Top Players?

Not too long ago I set down with a business owner who was transitioning his business to the hands of a new owner. This transition presented a challenge for both. He was still planning on being around for some time, with intentions to continue and receive earnings after his exit, based on the future performance … Read More

Who Doesn’t Make Mistakes?

The simple answer is: no one. In The Business World Mistakes are an integral part of how we grow, how we examine what we know, how we learn, and how we get wiser. Yet, when it comes to safety, there is usually little to no tolerance for making mistakes. For obvious reasons, someone has to … Read More

How to Overcome Decision Making Plight?

Some days it’s hard to make up your mind. It may seem like there are too many facts, too many possibilities, daunting risk, and a drizzle of uncertainty. What if you make the wrong decision? In this blog post we’ll discuss some methods that would help you resolve the knot in your stomach when it … Read More

The Leadership Training Program Controversy

Many managers who just graduated from a leadership development program are excited to get back to work and start practicing their new skills to help create a high-performing team. But what are the chances that they’ll be able to quickly and dramatically improve their team’s performance or affect business growth? It’s common to assume that … Read More

Do You Zap Your Employee Motivation?

It is quite easy to spot problems with employee motivation—they waste too much time on small talk and unproductive activities. On the other hand, manager and employee stress due to an overload of work is not always as noticeable. How to Spot the Need for Workload Management An overloaded employee focus their assigned hours mainly … Read More

How Effective Are Business Coaching Companies?

Before you consider working with a business coach or business growth consulting companies on any aspect of your life, business, or career, you probably ask yourself a series of questions. Uncertainty is understandable when it comes to management coaching, but there is research and studies that show how effective working with business coaching companies can … Read More