Six Things You Should Stop Doing

A lot of time and energy is spent at the beginning of the year to become a better CEO, with the focus usually being on what you should be doing. I’m going to challenge that norm today by sharing with you six things that you should stop doing if you want to be a better…

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Collaboration for success!

As a business leader, you are responsible for connecting and coordinating the talents and skills of your employees into highly functioning teams.  This requires an ongoing commitment to training, coaching, evaluating, mentoring, and inspiring individuals to achieve their full potential. But what happens when you have two different teams in the same company and they need…

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Is Your Organization Structured for Success?

Most of us build our organizations for the current revenue and therefore the need for more people grows as the business grows.  It is a common and practical approach. But if you were to start over today with your current revenue and profit margin would your organization be structured as it currently is?  Most likely…

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What your boss prefers…

Day in and day out, whether it’s personal or professional, impressions are very important. Unfortunately, we can’t get around it, it would be wonderful if we could be judged solely by the quality and quantity of our work but it just doesn’t work that way. Some supervisors judge their employees on their contributions and others…

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Six Things to Stop Doing

A lot of time and energy is spent at the beginning of the year to become a better leader, with the focus usually being on what you should be doing. I’m going to challenge that norm today by sharing with you, mid-year, six things that you should stop doing if you want to be a…

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Are You Using Your Labor Efficiently?

Every company produces goods or services of some sort that they sell to their customer base with the expectation of making a fair and reasonable profit. In some industries competitive pressures make it difficult to raise prices sufficiently to cover the increasing cost of materials or labor.   Even if you are in a situation where…

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Employee Recognition

Not a Nice to Have…but a NEED to Have By Mindy Curtiss Summer months are a great time for vacations. In fact, we see a 33% surge in vacation requests that occur in specific months every year. What are Kent’s peak vacation months? July                       Holidays & Summer Vacations August               …

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55 Good Questions to Ask Yourself!

Whenever I meet a prospective new client, I am curious about how they got into their business and how they make money at their business. I ask a lot of questions for my own knowledge but also as it turns out for their benefit as well.  We sometimes get so caught up in the day-to-day…

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Do you follow up after a meeting?

Meetings can consume so much of our days and they can really ruin your team’s productivity if you are not careful.  So, you need to make the most of them…before, during and especially after! Have you ever thought about the follow up after a meeting? The way you follow up after a meeting can also…

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