It is quite rare for a business of most any kind to be able to adequately plan succession in the ranks of their mid-management staff. So often, a manager must be replaced in quick order. In that instance, should you look for a replacement within your ranks, or should you go outside to find a … [Read more...] about The Evolution of a Business Owner
Whether you are in good times or bad, managing people is one of the biggest challenges any business owner faces. What costs your business the most is getting the most from your team. Recruiting, hiring, and then retaining people who can be long term contributors isn't an easy task to pull off under … [Read more...] about What Costs Your Business The Most?
I started playing the guitar when I was about 12. I fell in love with it and played nearly every day. In those days, Ted Nugent, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, and the Beatles were among the day's rock musicians. One of my favorites was the Beatles. I loved playing the songs and found it pretty easy, … [Read more...] about Leadership is Like Playing the Guitar
Everyone knows that it takes work to maintain a healthy relationship. Not every conversation or interaction leaves each person feeling like they are special. Sometimes, stuff happens, and things go haywire. Leaders who know their people outperform those that don't. Whether we're talking about a … [Read more...] about A Leadership Rule- Know Your People