Starting the conversation: Endings are often overlooked. We can push project dates and modify results expectations much easier than calling for a full-stop to review. Review and assess the plan, the actions selected, and the results to be able to make decisions about continuing or modifying — or keeping things the same (and setting a […]
Burning a candle at both ends only works when you have a candle. Even then, it is still one candle. There is only so much wax and wick to use, so making sure you are maximizing longevity not only increases your chances for success, but also increases your chances to overcome the frustrations and uncertainty. […]
Starting the conversation: Knowing the bottom line is vital to maximizing what you get from your business. Understanding the mechanics is also important — how you make money, what difference you make in the world, what you can be best at … and why you are doing what you do. Clint White, Founder of Tattoos […]
Your business has a core driving factor that influences the way people do work in your organization.
When we focus on both internal and external factors and how they interplay with one another, we’re able to find rapid success in pursuing our true north.
It can be challenging to find the right intersection between following the path where your business is best at and upgrading the company on the go. However, that intersection is the spot where you will find the unique value that will result in growth.
The best CEOs and managers make vital decisions and disentangle any number of complex problems before they happen, by stepping back and reflecting so they can focus on conscious execution.
When we struggle with our mental strength and feel at the end of our rope, we need to find a way to build our emotional resilience and invest in our physical well-being.
Strong business culture is an untapped resource that many companies don’t fully consider when thinking about how to improve the business overall.
Culture is determined by the way we do work and connects every business function and person. Digging deep when results and outcomes are not as expected requires a willingness to notice what creates undesirable results.
Setting up your business to be adaptable puts you on the path to being successful no matter what challenges life throws at you.
To grow is to learn new things, meaning – getting out of our comfort zone and out of our own way.
Asking bold business questions that dig below the surface can be scary. But it’s a vital part of being a great leader. But before you even start asking questions, you have to learn how to listen carefully and embrace some much-needed silence. It’s worth it to be vulnerable when it comes to the important work […]
Being an impactful leader is, among other things, about asking the right questions. So, when you ask a good question (or good questions), what are the results?
When you’re at the bottom, you have to accept accountability and solicit feedback. This is the core of the whole “learn from your mistakes” adage. Be transparent with your team, and listen.
No matter how different your business is from the competition, it would be best if you had clarity before deciding why and how to do more with less.