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 »

3 Tips For Keeping Good Employees

Our landscaper told me he doesn’t have trouble finding people to hire. The bigger problem is that new employees show up on the first day then never again. Or they work a week and then quit, or don’t show up on the date they agreed to start. He’s not alone—it’s a... 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 »

Lessons in Business Leadership From a West Point Alum

Many know that West Point has produced some of the finest military leaders in U.S. history. But it might surprise you to know that many of the world’s most successful business leaders walked the halls of West Point, as well. West Point is consistently ranked as a top... Read »

What Your Employees Look For In Their Work

An experience common to most small business owners and most companies of any size is knowing how to keep employees engaged, happy, and on-board. You could chalk it up to the old generation gap, as business leaders have for decades. But I think it’s more about simply... Read »