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7 Steps to Conquer Challenges in Your Business We’ve all heard one of our employees say, “If we haven’t thought of it, then it isn’t worth doing. No one knows our business better than we do.”
10 Tips for Running Meaningful and Results Oriented Meetings 1. Pre-plan the agenda, including: assigning the role of meeting leader (designated by position or by the group), and with an established timeframe, such as 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. or 9:00 A.M. (not to exceed 90 minutes) so people can plan accordingly.
A Remarkable Company is Customer Led And Customer Satisfaction is a Two-sided Coin! No business leader wakes up every morning and dreams of building an average company.
Attracting Customers and Talent Attracting and retaining customers and talent need to be addressed together.
Can Your Business Survive If You No Longer Ran It Tomorrow? How much time do you spend thinking about your succession and your exit, whether planned for or unintended?
Choosing Partners for Your Business: A Guide to What to Look For Partners should be selected for what they can bring to the business with respect to Human Capital, Social Capital or Financial Capital.
Creating a Culture and Brand That Makes and Actually Keeps Brand Promises It’s one thing to make a promise. It’s quite another to keep it. Yet, businesses make promises every day. Some keep them.
Creating a Strategic Vision: Are You Making the 3 Mistakes Most Organizations Unknowingly Make? Have you seen the effects of success blindness? It is a condition where success can be your greatest impediment to growth and succeeding in the future.
Culture Building: The Power of Values Alignment within an Organization What benefit does an organization gain by having values alignment? And what outcomes can be expected if accomplished?
Do You Want to Improve Sales? Then Improve Your Influence. Sales are about relationships. And while it’s true, it’s only part of the story.
The Engagement Factor: Quick Tips for Accelerating Success through Relationship Building “The Engagement Factor” does not refer to an agreement to marry. Instead, it has a broader and more subtle application-engagement for personal and business success.
Executive Succession Readiness: Can Your Business Survive if You No Longer Managed it Tomorrow? How much time do you spend thinking about your succession and your exit, whether planned for or unintended?
Four Keys for Business Growth As economic growth continues to struggle in taking hold, we advise four components for business owners and leaders to consider and adopt as they move forward…
Hiring Executives Internally: 5 Actions Organizations Should Take to Avoid the Costs of Mismatched Promotions. How does your organization promote from within?
How Entrepreneurs Should Face Business Challenges and Manage Change We’ve all heard it before – “if it we haven’t thought of it then it isn’t worth doing.” “No one knows our business better than we do.”
How to Attract More Top Talent to Your Organization By Focusing on Brand, Culture and Talent Management As business leaders who want to grow your organizations, you want to attract high potential talent that will best position your organization to deliver its promise to the marketplace.
How to Improve Customer Satisfaction and Profitability Using a People-Centric Approach Does a leader need to be the smartest person in the company to achieve growth and customer satisfaction? No.
Networking Tips: How to Build a More Profitable Network of Prospects, Clients and Referrers You have under 30 seconds (some say as little as four seconds) to make a first impression, which is long lasting whether it is positive or negative.
Organizational Gravity and Its Underpinnings in Leadership and Culture Organizational gravity draws both talent (employees) and customers to your business. We know that bodies attract with a force proportional to their mass.
Small Business Growth Quiz: 7 Market Focused Questions You Must Ask To Help You Grow Be wary of generalizations about how the economy is doing: who the winners are and who the losers are or will be. It’s distracting and frankly, it’s filled with conflicting information.
Start Increasing Your Influence by Focusing on Ongoing Presentation Skills Not First Time Impression Management The Combination of Tangible and Intangible Behaviors You Must Have to Possess Excellent Presentation Skills According to Our Definition
Succession Planning: More than Just a Replacement Strategy There are three reasons to do a succession plan, and identifying a replacement for the CEO and select top executives is only part of one of these reasons.
Talent Integration Problem: Why Many Companies’ Hiring Retention is Rate Less Than 50 Percent Through more than 50 years of combined experience in helping organizations improve their business performance, we have found three reasons why most companies and organizations fail to hire and retain top talent.
The Three Capital Requirements for Business It is commonly known that a business needs capital to succeed. And while this is true, what we have found is that many entrepreneurs, particularly microentrepreneurs, have a limited definition of capital. They define it as money.
Understanding the Role of Succession Planning Succession planning is about having an identified plan to fill key positions (and we believe, not just executive positions) within your organization, whether this is due to someone leaving or due to new positions being required to support growth.
Workplace Change Made More Easy Change is a constant in the workplace today. To survive a devastating recession companies have restructured how work is done, working with fewer employees due to shifts in demand and globalization.