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 »

Executive Presence for Small Business Leaders

How important is executive presence for small business leaders? Executive presence is about more than getting promoted to the next rung in the ladder of a large corporation. It’s also important if you have the top spot in your small business. Executive presence... Read »

Delegation actually increases your profit

“Whether you own a $500K business or a $50 million one, delegation is the way to grow your business without having to work harder and give up more personal time.  Delegation always makes sense.” That’s what I wrote in my last article on the subject of delegation.... Read »