14 Practical Ways to Improve Your EQ

If you’ve ever… Been told you hurt an employee’s feelings Barked out a directive in the heat of a busy moment Declared a mandate based on your discovery of an error Been so overwhelmed that you snapped at a team member   …you’ve probably failed to use your good... 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 »

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 »

Avoid Scarcity Mentality in Your Small Business

A scarcity mentality can kill a small business but an abundance mentality spurs growth, positivity and profit. Most of us exist on a continuum between abundance and scarcity and we sometimes find ourselves battling between the two. The goal is to make a conscious... Read »

Succession Planning for Family Business

Is your son or daughter not taking the reins of the family business with enough energy or fortitude? Are you afraid to step on your brother’s toes by continuing to push through your idea? Mom or Dad showing signs of forgetfulness? We’ve led many small business owners... Read »