The Small Business Leader’s Daily Manifesto

It’s quiet. It’s early. My coffee is hot. The sky is still black. The world is still asleep. The day is coming.[1] This is a line from Max Lucado’s When God Whispers Your Name . In this daily manifesto, he goes on to say, “For the next twelve hours I will be... Read »

Top 5 Leadership Traits Unique to Small Business Leaders

Leading a small to medium size business is different than leading in a big company. When you’re in the upper ranks of a large corporation, you have resources, responsibility can be diffused, and you’re working to influence through multiple layers which means getting... Read »

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 »

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 »

7 Steps to Total Leadership in Your Small Business

Has the leadership in your small business hit a ceiling in its growth? As the business owner, are you working harder than everyone else? Have you spent years trying to take your company to the next level? As the owner, the leadership in your small business is YOU, the... Read »