Decency in the C-suite is key to capitalism’s survival. But decent people sometimes lack critical skills and behaviors. However, sometimes they’re chock full of many skills, but they lack confidence and fear making decisions.
Hiring great talent is a process. Employers must work to understand what drives a person and what risks they are willing to take to drive themselves and the business forward.
Because your business values are central to decision making, you need to get buy-in from the rest of the team to ensure that they represent the entire team, and not just you as the leader.
When people are part of a board, it is tempting to treat them as employees. Volunteers tend to need more guidance early on, more positive reassurance from the president as well as each other.
How one business owner’s first negative review has led to a new perspective on responding to and taking in online opinions. Hint: Sometimes it requires a cocktail.
Discover what makes the decision-makers in your chosen market happy, fulfilled and joyous and what feeds their soul and makes them look good, and you’ll sell a lot of product.
EOS is a set of simple tools that are specifically created for companies with 10 to 250 people. It combines both leadership and management skills to motivate employees and propel organizations.
Your front-line employees are arguably your most important asset. And unfortunately, front-line employees are also some of the least motivated.
Half-hearted CEOs who rarely venture outside the castle walls end up with dysfunctional (or worse) organizations. But there are practices you can develop to stay current with the world outside your office.
Once a business for purchase is identified, buyers can follow a tried and true path to a successful purchase, avoiding common pitfalls and red flags along the way. Part two of a two-part series on business transactions.
Research on “diffusion of responsibility” found that we’re most likely to take heroic action when we’re alone rather than with others.
There are no mulligans when selling a business. Sellers only get one shot at doing it right. Follow these essential steps to avoid common pitfalls and gauge buyer-fit for a successful business transaction.