Successful Business Partnerships

Smart and clear communication and joint decision-making is vital to the long-term success of a partnership. Understanding each other’s DISC and emotional intelligence is a valuable part of the equation as well, offering clearer ways to communicate, influence and work together as a sky’s-the-limit duo.

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Watch out for These Common CEO Leadership Errors

CEOs should think strategically and never allow themselves to be involved in tactical day-to-day decisions unless the ship is going down. Great leaders hire capable, motivated people and then provide vision and perspective to those people.  Then, they allow those people to work a plan that is specific and trackable. When a CEO becomes tactically involved with team members all over the org chart, that CEO is no longer acting like a CEO. That CEO is a tactical decision maker without real strategy. This management method can also be called madness.

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Building Your Team Using DISC and EQ

Building your team is more than hiring people with the greatest experience. This is a common issue in hiring, and it causes roadblocks. As entrepreneurs grow it is creating the right mix of teammates is arguably the most difficult challenge they face.

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How to Lead Your Business by Leading Yourself

When it comes to leading your own business, Ken Blanchard, author of The One Minute Manager, says it best.

“There is a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.”

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Being Both Creative and Corporate Enough

Creative is a complicated word. Regardless of what comes to mind, I believe that you can call anyone “creative” who decides to make that leap into the unknown and earn money for themselves by starting a business.

Entrepreneurs have a bad habit of not giving themselves enough credit. It takes a lot of creativity in the beginning. If only being creative enough to make someone write you a check.

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Turnover Sucks, Most of the Time

Turnover is triggered by a multitude of reasons; perceived better opportunities, personal issues, culture fit issues, performance issues, etc. Voluntary or involuntary, having to take the time to replace team members is hard work. With increased job-hopping happening today, hiring managers must utilize all the tools and resources they can to hire smart and thereby reduce turnover.

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