Why Doesn’t Every Business Leader Have an Administrative Assistant?

I have a question for you this week: Why doesn’t every business leader have a terrific administrative assistant? I honestly don’t understand this. We coordinate over 20 peer group meetings a year, and it’s amazing how difficult it often is in order to prepare ourselves and the group for their upcoming meetings. We get late

How To Immediately Become A Better Leader

Here’s a quick tip to address how to immediately become a better leader: Something that we notice about business leaders compared to non-business leaders is that business leaders talk all the time. But if you want to be a better leader immediately, and you want to get more results out of your people and out

How To Improve Morale In Your Business

In your typical small business model, the owners or senior executives make all the decisions, and the second tier of key employees and everyone else just goes along with it like good boys and girls. But this is a perverse way of thinking, because although that top tier is making all the decisions, it’s everyone

Maintaining a Strong Company Culture as You Grow

Company culture — we talk about it frequently in our posts. It’s an important factor in attracting new employees, and in keeping your existing staff happy and productive. A good company culture encourages growth, and especially in a growth spurt, the culture will change, so it’s important to understand how to keep those changes positive.

New Year’s Resolutions and What To Do Next

This week, I want to talk about New Year’s resolutions, and what to do next. First of all, forget about New Year’s resolutions. They don’t work. Don’t waste your time. Setting goals is very different from setting New Year’s resolutions, and of course, we talk about how to set goals all the time on this