You might have been told that people are either born leaders or they’re not. That’s quite easy to accept when you look at those naturally charismatic individuals who seem to turn all eyes when they walk and catch all ears when they talk. But, if we’re being honest, this is also a pretty good excuse […]
Remote teams are here to stay and only going to continue to grow in use so the key for business owners and managers is how to lead a remote team! Remote teams have some similarities to traditional teams in the office together but also some very unique differences that demand different leadership practices. In this […]
Even the most successful leaders will agree that being an effective, well-respected and inspiring company leader does not always come easy. Whether you’ve just started running your own business, are taking on employees for the first time, or have been running a company for some time, and are wondering where you’re going wrong. It could […]
In the world we live in, there never feels like there are enough hours in the day to get everything done. Whether it’s in your personal life or professional endeavors, having your time taken up by constant meetings and long to-do lists can take its toll. If you’re struggling to keep on top of things, […]
Leadership is important to your remote teams’ Success. From setting expectations to building trust, these 5 tips help you successfully manage a remote team.
The workplace is not always bells and whistles and trying to keep yourself, and your staff or team happy is no easy feat. Negative interactions between people can happen during both the good and the bad times, which is why being proactive in promoting a positive environment is so important. Of course, there are plenty […]
There is business value in Digital Etiquette! Quite simply, the way you communicate digitally matters. You are either making a positive deposit to a business relationship or you are making a withdrawal from a business relationship. This can have significant implications on your ability to sell and your ability to retain clients as well as […]
Develop your leadership skills and qualities. These 5 practices can help you improve your leadership skills to become a better leader.
Too many great ideas never reach the public and have the impact they could because leaders fail to adhere to this productivity principle: Make progress, not perfection! I believe that perfection is the great enemy of innovation, entrepreneurship, and progress, both in life and business. Far too often we get “stuck” on the final 10% […]
Business growth requires great leadership. Investing in leadership skills will prepare you to take your startup to the next level. Start with these 4 steps.
Finding the right person for an opening within a company can be a challenge. Learning how to prepare before interviews begin can be of great help in ensuring this process becomes much easier for everyone involved. No employer wishes to waste his or her time interviewing applicants who simply will not fit into the company. […]
The statistics show proof that in any organization it is critical to sustained success for the top person to be a leader, not a boss. In fact, a study has shown that most businesses are only 50% as productive as they should be. This is mainly because the leadership practices of the organizations are not […]
Good leaders increase the chances of business success tenfold. However, becoming a better and more effective leader can be a challenge. In fact, contrary to popular opinion, great leaders aren’t born that way. They are forged from the fire of experience and a commitment to continue learning, even when they are in the top position. […]
Self-leadership will help you grow personally and professionally. Learn the skills of self-leadership to effectively lead yourself and others to success.
Most business organizations will be in a constant state. Status quo is what makes things thrive. Whether it’s a small business growing to a medium corporation or vice versa, change is bound to happen. Knowing how to handle implemented changes is crucial in an era where change is the new normal. This is vital in […]
Achieve greater success in your business. Incorporate these 6 ideas for leadership and productivity tactics into your organization.
What makes a great leader? There are definitely key ingredients that a great leader exemplifies in business. There are also different adjectives you can use to describe a good leader. Some include: Decisive, intelligent, driven, focused, and so on. However, a good leader has to be more than someone who says the right things. The […]
A leadership devotional what? My leadership devotional is a 30 day guide that you read daily. Basically, there is a short topic each day about leadership and it has some key points for reflection and a biblical Scripture reference you can look up for further study. The goal is to help the reader to reflect […]
Add value. Be uncommon. Decent terms, but what do they mean? How can someone add value, be uncommon, and from these have longterm business success? In this episode of the halftime Mike podcast I dive into my life and business philosophy based around these two terms. It’s a great opportunity to step back from the day-to-day […]
Working more hours doesn’t translate to necessarily improving productivity. Based on a Stanford University study, a work week of 50 hours or more doesn’t make employees work better, but it makes absenteeism and turnover ultimately worse. When it comes to productivity, quality works better than quantity. Maximize your time by doing the following: Map out […]