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 »

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 »

Your Budget, Priorities, and Resource Needs in 2018

If you had a choice between hiring a supplier that has a plan laid out for 2018 and hiring a supplier who runs his business by instinct and gut, which one would you be more confident in?  As a business leader, you’d probably pick the supplier who knows what his... Read »