Tag Archives: leadership

Daring to Fail

Does curiosity really kill the cat? Yes, curiosity can get one into trouble if one has a proclivity to attend to other people’s business. The proverbial expression ‘curiosity killed the cat’, is usually used when attempting to stop someone asking unwanted questions. But, this advice… Continue reading

Five Ways We Measure Your Business Success

We  are often asked to review an existing company’s basic operations and services to see what improvements we might suggest to boost sales and generate higher profits.  We also look at the workplace culture to suggest ways to improve the work environment.  We developed this… Continue reading

Creating Effective Business Strategy

An effective business strategy is an action plan that coordinates the efforts of your well-crafted business model.  Your business model answers the question, “How does your business plan to make money?”  The answer—which formulates the business model—is a combination of (1) revenue sources, (2) customer… Continue reading

Boosting Employee Engagement for Positive Results

The challenge before companies in today’s business climate is boosting employee engagement.  Leaders must determine ways to develop an organizational culture that is positively energized. In other words, getting employees engaged to successfully move the organization forward. To accomplish this goal takes steadfast leadership with… Continue reading

A Professional Development Plan is Essential for Business Leaders

There are some very good reasons why leaders create personal professional development plans for themselves and for their staff. In our current business climate, maintaining a creative edge is essential to stay competitive. As the business world evolves, so should you. The future is uncertain… Continue reading

Feel for Success

As a small business owner, you need to be passionate about what you are doing. Passion will be the driving force that keeps entrepreneurs moving forward. This article By, Dr. Gene Gatty, was published in Butler County Business Matters Magazine, June 2016. Continue reading

Building a Workplace Culture Where Success is a Way of Life- Advice from Beretta

In today’s business world, the workplace culture can make or break the organization. People working together develop a shared set of beliefs and values. This perspective becomes the lens through which they view their workplace world. After years of working as a business consultant and… Continue reading

The Challenging Side of Entrepreneurship

Starting a new business is hard, even if you bring a healthy amount of experience to the table. The challenging side of entrepreneurship is often overlooked, because the opportunities for being your own boss and blazing your own trail seem so inspiring. Yet, no matter… 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