Category: whitepapers and articles

How Leaders Re-establish Priorities

To successfully emerge from this time of COVID, along with our racial unrest, leaders must re-establish priorities.  Although the economic landscape may look daunting for your business, there can be silver linings, if you search for them.  Yes, this is a time of crisis, but […]

Women Leaders: Own Your Story and Tell It Well

Everyone has a story to tell. Women leaders are no different. So women, here’s important advice: own your story and tell it well. It can be challenging for some women to be the protagonist of their own tale. It seems that many women tend to […]

In a Time of Uncertainty, Prioritize Increasing Revenue

This is a difficult time of uncertainty and business owners are instinctively cutting back and holding on to what cash they can.  COVID-19 has affected everyone.  Here we offer advice that may seem counter intuitive.  We suggest that business leaders focus on the human side […]

The Benefits of a Mentorship Program in an Inclusive Culture

Developing a mentorship program can be extremely helpful for employee career development and self-improvement.  Having a mentor allows staff members to focus on skill enhancement and goal setting.  If members of your organization are struggling with a clear sense of direction moving forward, it may […]

Why Corporate Cultures Resist Change

Why do corporate cultures resist change? There are many reasons, but you only need to look at the way a staff is organized, the way corporations do business and the way they select new hires.  These become a few powerful reasons organizations have difficulty embracing […]

Leading in Uncharted Terrains

In this time of economic uncertainty, business leaders often find themselves leading in uncharted terrains.  For many industries, the future is difficult to predict much less survive.  The leadership skills that were important in navigating the development of your business may no longer be relevant […]

Allowing Your Business Process to Fail

It may sound counter-intuitive but there can be advantages to allowing your business process to include some failure. Here’s what we mean by that. We know that you have spent time defining your purpose, your goals, and how you get things done with your staff. […]

Building a Business Succession Plan is Essential for Entrepreneurs

It’s never too early to think about your business succession plan.  Many entrepreneurs set out to build a business that provides financial security for their family, not only for the present members, but for future generations as well. As you scale your business and begin […]

Opportunity Management to Keep A Business Moving Forward

Opportunity management is a system for evaluating, choosing and prioritizing various business choices that you can make to keep a business moving forward.  You may be investigating a new revenue stream, choosing a better CRM platform, or joining a strategic partnership, as examples. Selecting the […]

Becoming the Bridge Builder for Your Business

In the journey from entrepreneur to CEO, have you ever thought of yourself as the Bridge Builder for your business?  First you had an idea that you transformed into a business.  It started to make some money.  Yet, success is only sustained when you align […]