Tag Archives: leadership

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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. […]

Are You the Cow Catcher in Your Business?

The train metaphor can provide great learning insight for business leaders as long as the metaphor includes a cow catcher!.  Let’s consider the many different parts of the train.  The steam locomotive is the leadership team.  It pulls the cars of the business along the […]

How to Become a Better Leader Overnight

What if you could find a simple action list that when embraced, could make you a better leader overnight? We know that it takes strong leadership to build a thriving business. The goal for building any business is to create long term success. That goal […]

3 Habits to Transform from a Good Leader into a Great Leader

If you are an entrepreneur, your focus may not be on being a great leader.   Regardless of whether you are a solo entrepreneur, or have a small number of employees, I want to explain why you need to hone your leadership skills.  You can’t be […]