In a sense, the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is something you, as a business leader, have been preparing for your entire career. You’ve successfully led one or more companies. In some cases, you’ve started from scratch, honing your skills to lead these businesses through times of profit and loss. And through times of challenge and crisis.
But what we face today… Click Here to Continue Reading
Let’s say you’ve put together a strong team of employees. They are smart, talented, ambitious, and eager to learn. You’re satisfied with your hiring choices and optimistic about what this potentially high-performing team can achieve.
Yet, for some reason, the team so far has failed to meet expectations. Is this under-performance related to the individuals themselves, or is there something… Click Here to Continue Reading
The words that CEOs and business owners communicate to their stakeholders should always be carefully chosen, since their messages can impact a wide array of constituencies. But what some business leaders fail to understand is that their body language—the sum total of their posture, gestures and facial expressions—also conveys an important message. … Click Here to Continue Reading
As CEO or business owner, chances are you’re not directly responsible for recruitment of new employees. However, hiring the right people is a crucial strategic element in the growth of any business, so it’s imperative that business leaders at least understand how the process should (and shouldn’t) be conducted within their organization.
If all is going well, and your company… Click Here to Continue Reading
Whether or not your company conducts business overseas, it’s become obligatory for CEOs and business owners everywhere to start thinking as if they serve the global marketplace. With the onrush of globalization and the pervasive effects of online commerce, no business can afford to “sequester” itself from cultures and customers different from its target audience. There are simply too many… Click Here to Continue Reading