What Do Your Successors Need in Order to be Successful?

September 27th, 2018 by

What do your successors in your business need? According to the Carnegie Institute, 85% of your financial success has to do with your skills in what they refer to as human engineering. That’s emotional intelligence, empathy with other people, etc – also known as your people skills. In fact, I think you’ll find that your

Is Your Team Holding You Back?

September 24th, 2018 by

Do you know in your heart you have people that are not a good fit on your team? Do you have customer complaints? Low Morale? Disputes? People obviously not pulling their weight? My question for you this week is, “Is your team holding you back?” We hear this all the time, “I know I need to

Performance Culture vs. Growth Culture

September 21st, 2018 by

This week I want to talk about the difference between a performance culture and a growth culture, and which is the better alternative. Entrepreneurs are all about results, they’re very bottom-line, results, and outcomes driven. They tend to value hard work and outcomes, sometimes at the expense of the soft side of their organization. So

Rethink Your Content Strategy in 2018 to Get Noticed – Part 1

September 14th, 2018 by

Content marketing and SEO are changing — quickly. Strategies that just a few months ago grew your organic website traffic simply aren’t as effective today.   Not too long ago, Google changed its algorithms and started using Google RankBrain. You may be wondering why this change was so critical! Let’s dive in! The Way We Search the Internet

How to Become Immediately Smarter

September 12th, 2018 by

In 1906, an Englishman named Francis Galton attended a country fair. He was a scientist and he had a low regard for most people, particularly at this county fair. He noticed that there was a raffle taking place to guess the weight of the meat on a grown ox after the ox had been a

What Do Your Employees Want?

September 6th, 2018 by

What do your employees want? Let’s get over the first hurdle. They want money. Though actually, this is actually pretty low down on the list of things they want, based on most surveys and studies. Everybody needs to make the wage that best fits them. So, if I need to make $40,000 a year to

A Leader Nonetheless: Finding the Right Style

September 4th, 2018 by

Leaders aren’t all the dominant, decisive types we normally think of. There are many types of business owners out there, with various styles of leadership. But regardless of the style, successful companies need strong leaders.   Where to Start If you are not the leader your company needs, then more than likely, the full value of your