How to Create a Culture of Gratitude in Your Business

How to Create a Culture of Gratitude in Your Business

If you were given the choice of choosing to work with a group of people who were grateful, happy, energized and productive or a group of people who were ungrateful, complaining, griping and entitled, which would you choose? The answer seems obvious, but every day (as...
3 Strategies for Becoming a Better Negotiator This Week

3 Strategies for Becoming a Better Negotiator This Week

When was the last time you took a course or read a book on negotiating? If you’re like most business owners and entrepreneurs it’s been a long time, if ever. Yet, negotiating is what you do every day, all day long. You negotiate with your employees, your executive...
What To Do When Your Business Is Struggling

What To Do When Your Business Is Struggling

When your business is struggling, what do you do? For example, if you’re not growing fast enough, what do you do? Or if your marketing system isn’t generating enough qualified leads to drive your sales team, what do you do? Or if your people aren’t producing at the...
5 Time Tactics to Double Your Productivity

5 Time Tactics to Double Your Productivity

Ever feel like you just don’t have enough time to get it all done? Or, overwhelmed when you think about everything that’s required of you as a business owner/entrepreneur? If you have, you’re normal. Virtually every business owner/entrepreneur I’ve known has. Even...
How to Deal With Employees Who Don’t Fully Get Their Work Done

How to Deal With Employees Who Don’t Fully Get Their Work Done

When you assign a task to one of your employees/direct reports and they don’t complete that task, how do you feel? When you ask them to do four things specifically about that task and they come back with only two of them completed, how does that make you feel? Or...
5 Steps to Improve Anything in Your Business or Life

5 Steps to Improve Anything in Your Business or Life

Every day you have to improve or fix something. Somedays it’s your business model. Other days it’s your marketing system. Somedays it’s your management style. Other days it’s your sales process, etc. Literally every day, you’re working on improving something in your...
5 Keys to Accountability

5 Keys to Accountability

Do you ever find yourself thinking, “My people just don’t get stuff done around here!” If so, you’re normal. It’s one of the most common refrains I hear from business owners and entrepreneurs all the time. Speaking about their people, “They just don’t get work done on...
The Secret to Eliminating 90% of Employee Problems

The Secret to Eliminating 90% of Employee Problems

As a business owner/entrepreneur, one of the great joys of your job is hiring and employing people. At the same time, one of your greatest frustrations is probably the same (people). They don’t always do what you want them to do, the way you want them to do that...
How to Create a Culture of Excellence

How to Create a Culture of Excellence

One of the great joys of owning and growing a business is knowing that you’re now able to hire more people—which means that you’re helping to put food on their table, a roof over their head and helping them and their family (if they have one) fulfill more of their...
Four Keys to Becoming a Better Vision Caster

Four Keys to Becoming a Better Vision Caster

You have a group of employees, customers/clients and maybe volunteers, so how do you motivate them? How do you inspire them to do something insanely great? How do you get them emotionally involved so that they’re willing to work harder, at a higher level, and in the...