The Rule of 7

The Rule of 7

As a CEO, you may often feel that no one in your company is listening to you. You have to repeat your goals and expectations over and over and still no one seems to be on the same page. But, while you might feel you’ve explained yourself a million times, you probably haven’t communicated enough. […]

Systems Turnover

Unlike Staff Turnover, Systems Turnover is something that needs to be embraced. Leaders need to understand that systems and processes cannot remain stagnant as their company grows. What worked for a company of 10 people will not still work for a company of 50. And what worked for a company of 50 will not work […]

bottleneck

Don’t Be The Bottleneck, Let It Go.

If you are a founder and owner of a growing company, you’re too controlling of your business. This statement is not meant to attack anyone. It’s meant to open your eyes. Controlling every aspect of your company is easy when it’s small. You might have a handful of employees and you can check in with […]

Uncover The Roots

It’s often hard for leaders to determine the root cause of an issue. Problem diagnosis, at least accurate problem diagnosis, takes reflection and self-awareness, something a lot of small businesses don’t feel like they have the time to do. Companies caught up in the hustle and bustle of the day-to-day of operations tend to solve […]

Personal Business Relationship

Everybody Likes A PBR

As a leader, it is more important than ever that you take the time to build a relationship with your employees. Not only does this help them to trust you and the company, it helps them become better employees. If your employees understand that you care about them as a person, they will feel more […]

Intentional Growth

Growth – Get It Out of Your Own Head

It can be lonely at the top. Most CEOs talk to themselves more than anyone else. Thinking through new ideas, planning growth and envisioning the future. You as the CEO may have a perfect vision of where you’re taking the company. So what’s the problem? You haven’t told anyone else. You would probably be shocked […]

Coaching 101

Coaching 101

One of a leader’s most important roles is that of coach. Helping employees grow and develop should always be one of your top priorities. When someone comes to you with a problem, it’s easy to just solve it right then and there. You probably already know the answer and can solve it quicker than anyone […]