How Does a Business Make Good Profit?

How does a business make good profit? When we read the book title “Good Profit” we asked ourselves, is there such a thing as bad profit? Then we read about concepts like:      • Empowering people enables them to generate more value      • Empower people by giving them... Read »

Lead by Asking Questions

As the owner of the business, do you find a lot of people coming to you for the answers? It can be overwhelming!  Instead of giving answers.  Lead by asking questions. Too many people in leadership roles think leadership is about telling people to do things. Lead by... Read »

23 More Ways to Inspire Employee Performance

Increasingly in our coaching practice we see overwhelmed business leaders. Fully disclosing here… we occasionally get overwhelmed ourselves. If we as the business leaders are overwhelmed, we can be sure our employees are feeling the same.  Many studies tell us that a... Read »

An Operating Plan for Your Business

If you have an operating plan for your business, you’re in the top 3-5% of business owners. 95-97% of all businesses don’t have a strategic operating plan. And the SBA lists lack of planning as one of the top reasons for business failure. The good news is that if you... Read »

How to Have Gravitas as a Business Owner

Some people are born with charisma but most of us have to attain it. Executive presence, the “it” factor, inspirational leadership… whatever you call it, it’s critical if you want stakeholders—customers, prospects, employees, suppliers—to do business with you. How... Read »