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...
5 Things Great Bosses Do Every Day

5 Things Great Bosses Do Every Day

When you start your day, how do you think you should go about doing your job as “the boss”? If you’re like most business owners and/or entrepreneurs, chances are you don’t have a rubric or framework for your day, you just go at it. When you have 639 items on...
6 Keys to Building a Better Company Culture

6 Keys to Building a Better Company Culture

Do you ever get frustrated that some of the people in your business are choosing to do something in a way that you wouldn’t? Or do you ever watch someone doing something and think, “Why would that ever choose to  _____ that way?” Or, as you’ve added employees,...
The Secret to Solving Any Problem Your Business Is Facing

The Secret to Solving Any Problem Your Business Is Facing

If you were to list the top three problems facing your business, what would they be? And from those three, what would your number one be? Now, with that problem in mind, why haven’t you solved it yet? If you’re like most of the business owners and/or entrepreneurs I...
5 Keys to Designing Your Perfect Org Chart

5 Keys to Designing Your Perfect Org Chart

No one in their right mind wakes up in the middle of the night thinking, “I need to design a perfect org chart.” Why? Because, technically, you don’t need to have an org chart—unless you’re running into some problems. And typically, these problems fall into one of two...
How to Immediately Improve Your Company Culture

How to Immediately Improve Your Company Culture

If you’ve grown your company past the first few employees, chances are you’ve wrestled with culture issues. When it was just you and a handful of employees, your culture was you and you controlled it. However, as you’ve added employees, with fewer...