Category: Leadership

Why Saying ‘No’ Is An Important Aspect Of Business Growth

Posted by Carrie WilkinsonPosted on Leadership

When you first start out, telling someone “no” may terrify you. I think Warren Buffett said it best, “Really successful people say no to almost everything.” There are many reasons why sometimes saying “no” is the best move for you and your business. Prioritization A large number of business owners share the common fear of “missing out” on a good … Read More

Best Ways To Keep Your Company Mission Top Of Mind

Posted by Kent StockPosted on Leadership

Keeping your company mission top of mind

Your company’s mission statement is the basis for why you began the business in the first place. The daily tasks of running a business can start to feel overwhelming and tiresome. Reminding yourself and your team of why you are doing what you are doing is an essential way to keep passion and care in your daily work routine. Employee … Read More

The Top 5 Business Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Posted by Carrie WilkinsonPosted on Entrepreneurs & Start Ups, Leadership

Podcasts are a uniquely 21st-century creation. Podcasts cover a wide variety of topics from business, to self-help; basically any topic you can think of. Besides offering entertainment in our daily lives, there is a lot of great information you can take away from podcasts. In this article, we will list the top podcasts that focus on business. 1. TED Talks … Read More

5 Most Common Performance Evaluation Methods

Posted by Kent StockPosted on Leadership, Operations & Processes

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It’s smart practice to conduct ongoing performance reviews of your employees so they know what is continually expected of them. It will also give you great insight into what employees are thinking and if anything needs to be changed or looked into further. There are a variety of methods; here are some of the most common: 1. Self Evaluation/Peer Review … Read More

Influence Your Staff to Be Effective Leaders

Posted by Kent StockPosted on Leadership

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Leadership is a trait that comes naturally to some or eventually evolves in others. It’s important to have these skills when leading a team in the professional world. These traits can also be passed on when working and developing your staff. How does a leader teach someone how to lead? Here are some great basics when laying that foundation. Focus … Read More

Better Management Strategies

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Leadership, Operations & Processes

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It takes the right type of person to lead or manage a team. Sometimes, even those with excellent leadership traits or experience can face certain challenges. The head of an organization is never done learning on what can be done different to increase success in the workplace. Here are several points to consider when you’re wanting to improve your management … Read More

Leadership vs. Management

Posted by Kent StockPosted on Leadership

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Being a manager does not automatically make you a leader, but most good leaders end up in managerial positions. So then, what is a leader? What is a manager? Most often in business the two labels are used interchangeably, but is that always correct?  Here are what each are and the differences between the two. Let’s start with definition differences, … Read More