Sep 27, 2019
Everybody loves winning a deal. It's even exciting when you get to put that shovel in the dirt on that new project.
Yet, this is not where the money is really made.
It's in the final stages of a project or in the delivery of a product when the contract is fulfilled. It's only then when you get fully paid.
Sep 24, 2019
Everyone wants a highly motivated team. Few find this objective easy to accomplish.
Don't be hard on yourself. It's not just you. The external challenges you're facing make your task more difficult than this was in the past.
And, even the best leaders are constantly having to innovate new ways to keep the fires burning...
Sep 15, 2019
It's one of the hot buzzwords today. Leaders should be transparent, they say.
But, what does this really mean? And who exactly should these leaders be transparent with?
In these times of social media, one thing said wrong can sink an entrepreneurial ship overnight.
At the same time, these days you can't operate in a...
Sep 10, 2019
When you start a business, you need to take on just about any job or opportunity that comes your way.
Yet, before long, as your capacity fills, this approach can rapidly get you into trouble.
Pretty soon, you'll be knee deep in profit killing activity and your reputation will start to decline.
The word "no" is one of...
Sep 4, 2019
If you've been hiring employees for a while, then you've certainly discovered some real gems.
And, most likely, you've probably picked a few bad apples as well.
It's truly just part of running a business. You'll never get it right all of the time.
What exactly do you do with that problem employee? What kind...