Documenting Business Operating Procedures

Writing your business procedures is probably the least glamourous part of the business, but it may be one of the most essential. Having a written document that outlines, step-by-step, how you do stuff can save your business time, money, and add value to your bottom… Continue reading

How to Develop a Business Strategic Plan

Building a business strategic plan does not need to be complicated, but there are fundamental decisions that must be made. Strategy requires making clear trade-offs, deciding what the organization will pursue as goals and what it will not pursue. Trade-offs include everything from deciding in… Continue reading

Servant Leadership Is a Winning Style

Servant leadership is the idea that in order to be an effective leader, one must be willing to serve his/her followers. What does that entail? It means first that the leader must provide the followers with the materials and resources needed to get their jobs… Continue reading

Entrepreneurial Leadership Tips

Here are 5 entrepreneurial leadership tips to keep your business on track as it evolves to the next level. When you first started your entrepreneurial adventure you were most likely involved in all aspects of the business. As the business grows, you inevitably need to… Continue reading

In Search of a Company’s Core Values

I had the distinct honor of interviewing some high school seniors competing for a scholarship to a higher education university. I sat on a panel with two other individuals. We asked questions to learn more about each candidate’s qualifications. We focused our investigation on learning… Continue reading