Using Attributes to Build the Optimal Team in Your Business

A team built on skills will be great… when everything goes as planned, that is, which rarely happens. And that’s when attributes become important. While skills are learned, attributes are traits we’re born with. They can be modified with effort and practice but you... Read »

Implementing Servant Leadership in Your Small Business

Wouldn’t it be nice to know that the leaders who report to you have strong servant leader skills? Once you begin solidifying your own servant leadership competencies, you can begin a strategy of implementing servant leadership in your small business. If you haven’t... Read »

Servant Leadership Competency Assessment for Small Business

Would your employees see you as a servant leader? Would they say that you’re a person of integrity? Do they have the sense that you serve a higher purpose? Do you communicate persuasively? Regularly show appreciation?  There’s no better leadership than putting the... Read »

Small Business Leader Must Also Be a Coach

As the owner of a small business, you give answers and tell people what to do. But your people also want a boss who understands their goals, taps into their strengths, and helps them make meaningful contributions. So the small business leader must also be a coach.... Read »

Implement Servant Leadership in Your Small Business

We can help you implement servant leadership in your small business. One of the services we at Inspire Results Business Coaching provide is to modify content and tools generally written for large corporations and make it useful for small business owners. This month... Read »

Firing Someone Can Mean You Care Enough About Them

  I talked to a business owner recently who had kept a woman as his office manager for 2 years when all along he knew she wasn’t good for his business. He hated the idea of firing someone. Finally he had the conversation with her to tell her that he was letting... Read »