It is said that employees don’t leave companies, they leave mangers and I believe that.  We have all known this for a while. Lately I have been asking people how they were first trained to be a manager.  The most common answer is “I wasn’t”. Most of us began managing people the way we wanted…

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Ask yourself the following questions, remember to be honest with yourself when answering.   When you have finished writing your answer read them.  Is that the life you want?  If so, go after it. How important is balance of life? How do you balance personal and business life? If you had unlimited resources (money, time, people)…

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Time management is a skill that takes time to develop and perfect. It’s also is a skill that is different for everyone. If you’re like a lot of people you spend your days in a frenzy of activity but achieve very little because you are not concentrating on the right things. As an entrepreneur, you…

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Setting goals gives you that feeling of accomplishment and the ability to check another item off your list.   It is also a crucial part of business, helping us to keep track and measure our progress. But when you think about reaching those goals does it include an actual reward? Research has shown us that more…

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With today’s speed of change, if you aren’t looking and moving forward, you are quickly falling behind. Even though 2020 is almost ¾ complete, now is a great time to be looking forward to 2021 and how you want to improve upon your 2020 goals and performance (so you don’t fall behind your competition). If…

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You might be an expert in your field or even the smartest person in the room — but that’s no guarantee of success! As a leader, you need a set of skills that are compatible with the changing times and increasing obligations of your business. There is no crystal ball to help you predict what…

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“Without accountability, teamwork breaks down” The coach does not even need to get involved. Each player knows their job and so do their teammates. If someone fails, they know it and so does everyone else. It is not unusual for someone to apologize to the other team members when they fail to be in their…

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An Updated List for 2020  If you would like to increase your business knowledge, every couple of weeks you should consider reading a book from the list below. If you would like to increase the knowledge of your company start to include reading as a part of individual’s priorities for the quarter. Treat the book…

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Every leader should make a few commitments to themselves, their people and their organization.  Here are four that should be on your list. To Learn Be open and willing to become better, open to new ideas and willing to grow Find a mentor to help you Be a mentor to future leaders of the organization…

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That 2019 will be your best year ever That you will learn more than in any prior year That you will make the time during 2019 to enjoy the journey That you will offer a 5 to 1 ratio of praise to criticism with you team in 2019 That your family will say that you…

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