You’ve heard the term “It’s lonely at the top.” But, you never really understood it until you ran your own business. Perhaps you built that business from the ground up and spent the early days with only a houseplant and Buddy, your faithful Golden Retriever as “employees.” Or maybe you stepped into the role of CEO at an existing company.… Click Here to Continue Reading
Small businesses hunger to have a so-called “rockstar employee” in their ranks and a few manage to generate an entire team of high-performing individuals. But for many companies, several factors contribute to the lack of success in this arena.… Click Here to Continue Reading
Organizational change involves much more than altering a few C-level job titles or embarking on a short-term cultural initiative. As many businesses realize, once the change process begins a genuine shift must originate at the top, be well-planned, and its purpose communicated repeatedly and embraced at all levels in order to succeed.
More specifically, those charged with planning and implementing… Click Here to Continue Reading
Self-confidence is the bedrock foundation upon which every CEO and business owner builds his or her repertoire of leadership skills. After all, if you don’t believe in yourself—and your potential as a leader—how can you expect anyone else to believe in you?
But what many prominent and successful business leaders may not happily admit is, they haven’t always had that… Click Here to Continue Reading
Thanks to globalization and the digitalization of business, the days of “local” or even “national” business are past. Your business may cater predominantly to a target audience in a local community, but there’s no reason it has to be so strictly confined. Across the US, small businesses are extending their global reach and finding a new customer base in countries… Click Here to Continue Reading