How to Successfully Lead a Virtual Team Well

How to Successfully Lead a Virtual Team Well

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been getting asked this question more often simply because of the shutdown related to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it’s just as valid a question at any time during any year. Leading a virtual team is NOT the same as leading an...
4 Keys to Making the Most from a Government Imposed Shutdown

4 Keys to Making the Most from a Government Imposed Shutdown

Every now and then a set of circumstances are thrust upon us that we have no control over. The natural response for most of us is to want to fight back or reject or deny what’s been imposed upon us. However, none of those options is actually helpful. Instead, you want...
How to Lead Well Through a Crisis (Like the Coronavirus)

How to Lead Well Through a Crisis (Like the Coronavirus)

While none of us ever wants a crisis, they are regularly thrust upon us as leaders. And, as I state in one of the leadership lessons in the BizScalers Club, leaders should always embrace chaos, conflict and crisis because that’s where real leadership is formed. Over...
How to Keep Great People on Your Team

How to Keep Great People on Your Team

Do you ever find yourself worrying about losing a key person on your team? Or, do you ever find yourself worrying, as you’re about to hire someone, “I wonder if they’re going to stay very long?” especially as you’re thinking about all of the time, energy, effort and...
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...