Tag Archives: leadership

5 Mistakes to Avoid If You Want a Thriving Business

Building and maintaining a thriving business is challenging, to say the least.  With so many decisions to make, a business owner is bound to make an occasional mistake.  We know that “measuring twice and cutting once” is important advice we learned from tradesmen.  It means… Continue reading

Building an Achievement Plan for Your Business

Building an achievement plan for your business provides wonderful benefits. Setting goals and determining how the goals will be met takes tactical decisions. When you have an achievement plan in place, you will find that you have more clarity, direction and focus to complete tasks… Continue reading

4 Ways to Build Quality Business Relationships

How important are business relationships?  As an entrepreneur, you started this business to use your talents to serve others and make money.  What have you built so far?  What’s your most important asset? The capital equipment you installed, or intellectual property you designed?  Your annual… Continue reading

Defining the Purpose for Your Business

When starting a business, an entrepreneur answers two important questions.  What is the problem that I can solve for my customers?  And second, how can I make a profit?  Defining the purpose for your business is addressed after you answer the first two questions.  It… Continue reading

5 Daily Habits Successful Leaders Embrace

As a leader, your daily habits are critical to your success.  If you have set goals that you wish to achieve, which I expect you have, then the daily activities become the vehicle to get you there.  Your goal-getting formula can be described as the… Continue reading

3 Ways to Effectively Leverage Your Time

As an entrepreneur, how do you effectively leverage your time?  Time is a fleeting commodity that once gone, can never be replaced.  The challenge with managing time is that it requires continuous monitoring and self-discipline, but more importantly time management must be goal driven.  Understanding… Continue reading

Embracing the Entrepreneurial Spirit

The entrepreneurial spirit is one of the most successful perspectives you can embrace as a business leader, who is looking to develop a long-term company success story.  Entrepreneurs think and behave in ways that provides them with the leverage to create, maintain and expand their… Continue reading

Are You Leading Fearlessly?

What does it mean to lead fearlessly? Many of you know Beretta, our Great Dane Therapy Dog. He visits hospitals, workplaces, and children’s centers. With his wagging tail and calm demeanor, he offers emotional support to those with whom he comes in contact. But I… Continue reading

How Entrepreneurs Leverage Their Talents to Grow Profitable Businesses

Successful entrepreneurs leverage their unique talents to grow profitable businesses. One of the important steps they make is to take an honest assessment of which talents they possess. Then they analyze how these talents can be used effectively to transform their ideas into profitable businesses. … Continue reading

The Decision-making Secret Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Entrepreneurs often find their decision-making under great uncertainty. However, it’s important to realize that decisiveness will help you take action. Making on-the-spot decisions is a necessary skill for any entrepreneur. Unexpected situations crop up daily. With little time to analyze, the situation must be resolved.… Continue reading