Create a Thankfulness Culture in Your Small Business

Business owners are human and humans tend to look for things that are going wrong instead of looking for things that are going right. One study found that 74% of people would consider finding a new job today because of lack of recognition? That’s 3 out of 4 people—a... Read »

How to Treat High Potential Employees Differently

The Fortune 500 companies and other large employers have quite sophisticated programs for what to do with high potential, or high performing, employees. For small and medium businesses, it really boils down to how to treat high potential employees differently. And... Read »

It’s OK to Treat People Differently

There’s a misguided thought that leaders and managers should treat all employees the same. It’s actually better, however, to treat people differently. EEO regulations and increased attention to racism are, of course, good objectives but can lead some to... Read »

Why Brave Leadership is Important for Your Business

Brave leadership is the willingness and ability to share your ideas freely, step up to risks, and have tough conversations. Without your brave leadership, your team members hold back their ideas, play it safe to avoid failure, are critical of one another, look out for... Read »

Align Your Business Vision with Your Personal Vision

In our last article we introduced the idea that personal goals don’t have to be exclusive of the goals you have for your business. In fact, to align your business vision with your personal vision is exactly what you want to do. Your personal goals can, and should,... Read »