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
Not so long ago, businesses had the luxury to pick and choose among an abundance of qualified job candidates. Things have changed. Today, businesses of all sizes (and regardless of industry) are engaged in a highly competitive search for the best people to fill their open positions.
To complicate matters further, it turns out that hiring the wrong person can… Click Here to Continue Reading
The decision to seek out a business partner can be challenging for any CEO or business leader. First, there’s the internal voice saying, “I don’t need anyone’s help! I can do this myself!” Then—when it becomes clear that having a partner is a good idea—there’s deciding who to search for, how to make the right approach, what guidelines to work… Click Here to Continue Reading
CEO burnout can be a tricky thing to self-diagnosis. Days, weeks, even months may go by before a CEO or business owner recognizes that he or she is overly stressed, close to the end of their tether, and exhibiting behavior that adversely impacts the workplace.
Compounding the problem is the tendency among many A-type personalities never to admit that they… Click Here to Continue Reading
You’ve been running your business for years now and things are going pretty well. Your P&L statements look good, your turnover is low, and your employees seem to be happy.
Lately, though, you’ve been wondering if you could be doing even better. You’ve never had much formal leadership training and while you’ve learned a great deal on the job, there… Click Here to Continue Reading