Category: Leadership

5 Reasons You Need Effective Communication Skills in the Workplace

October 28, 2020
Did you know there's a contest that declares a World Champion of Public Speaking? There is and the 2020 champion, Mike Carr, offers some advice about good and effective communication skills. He says, "The path to becoming a great communicator is to focus not on speaking, but on listening." Do you listen when communicating with […]

5 Qualities of Great Leadership

October 12, 2020
Some might think that being a leader is easy - you just tell people what to do and enjoy the fruits of their labor. In fact, there's much more to it, and studies of this area have been through some serious development and change over the past century. From just being the one in charge […]

Why Excellence not Perfection

August 20, 2020
Oftentimes we fail to launch and we fail to get things done because we hold out for something to be done absolutely right. We want it perfect. The reality is, however, that this failure to launch has severe negative consequences for our business and we need to pursue excellence not perfection in our efforts.   More […]

How to Support Your Team Going Back to the Office

August 6, 2020
Ideas to help your team transition back to the office. 4 essential tips to get employees comfortable and motivated when going back to the office to work.

What Are the Qualities of an Effective Leader?

July 24, 2020
What makes a good leader? Does it depend on the industry? Can circumstances dictate the qualities of an effective leader? You can probably personally attest that managers and business owners have wildly different leadership styles. Some choose fear as their ally while others attempt to be everyone's best friend. Unfortunately, many leaders miss the mark […]

Hiring Talent: 10 Key Tips for How to Hire a Freelancer

July 22, 2020
If you need help with a short term project that needs completing, you probably wouldn’t want to hire an employee that you won’t have work for after the project ends. A great solution to this problem is to hire a freelancer. Hiring freelancers is a great way to save money on taxes and employee benefits. […]

Fundamental Rules To Live By When Running A Remote Team

July 14, 2020
Switching to a remote working model is no longer a choice for businesses as the pandemic has suddenly necessitated it for survival. It can be a whole new territory that you may have never ventured into before. Still, running a remote team is not such a big challenge as you may believe it to be. […]

Setting Objectives: Running a Successful Meeting Boils Down to These 7 Components

June 14, 2020
While not every decision or status report requires getting everyone on the team together to discuss it, there are some circumstances where in-person meetings really are the best communication format. This is the case when partners need to create a consensus on how to handle a serious issue, for example, or when a project that […]

How to Become a Better Leader and Guide Your Team to Success

May 22, 2020
There’s more to being a business owner than plowing a lot of money into your company and hoping to earn a return on your investment. Any entrepreneur will tell you that creating a successful company requires a mixture of passion, dedication, and of course, the right skills. Some of the skills that you’ll learn on […]

Moving Business Processes Online

May 21, 2020
Businesses have been forced to look at how they handle operations, including moving business processes online, since the COVID-19 pandemic has closed many businesses and forced many others to work from home.  As we look at re-opening and ongoing work-from-home scenarios, businesses need to continue to adapt and find ways to allow business to continue […]

How Employee Development Helps Your Business Grow

May 17, 2020
Your employees are your business’s most important assets. If you build your business on the backs of unmotivated and unhappy employees, your team productivity suffers and this will be reflected in your customer satisfaction. One way to increase your employee’s happiness and productivity is by investing in their professional development. This can be found in […]

Want To Become A Change Agent? Here Is How You Can Be One

May 15, 2020
Change Agent, a terminology that refers to the individual who is specifically working on the transformational journey of the organization. This transformation may include an employee's personal development, professional development, organizational improvement, and much more. In other words, the change agent is the leader who helps the organization to set up a direction towards change. […]

Pivot Well in Times of Change

April 16, 2020
Video is a powerful marketing tool. Learn what types of video your business needs to create and share on social media to thrive in a competitive market.

How to Successfully Transition to Lead a Remote Team

April 2, 2020
As a leader, help your team to be productive and successful when working remotely. 5 tips to support and stay connected with your newly remote team.

7 Amazing Ways to Keep Your Employees Motivated and Improve Performance

April 2, 2020
Do you want to learn how to keep employees motivated in the workplace? You don’t want your employees to see their work environment as a hell they must endure every day. You want them to see it as a place where they can learn and be productive. Keep reading for a handful of tips you […]

Core Leadership Skills You Need in Every Job Role

March 25, 2020
Professional leaders at different hierarchical levels of an organization are vulnerable to face unique challenges at every point of their career. Whether you are an individual business contributor, a first-time manager, a senior executive or holding a position in between, there are certain compulsory leadership skills that you need to learn and master. Here is […]

How To Be A Progressive Leader

March 16, 2020
Many people argue that leadership is a birthright; some are born to be leaders while others are more likely to follow. While there may be some truth to this saying, it is not completely accurate. Yes, to be a leader you have to have some intrinsic traits like determination and power of character, however, many […]

Top 8 Ways to Show Your Gratitude to Your Employees

February 16, 2020
Something as simple as showing gratitude can seem necessary on paper, and yet plenty of people don’t quite have this mastered. Some people have trouble showing any form of appreciation to people. Others forget to express gratitude sometimes. In some cases, there are social niceties that people don’t know that require an unspoken rule. Like, […]

Leadership Growth Secrets You Can Implement from Books

January 31, 2020
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 […]

How to Lead a Remote Team Successfully using the 3 T's

January 16, 2020
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 […]

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