Profit Business

Digging Deeper Into Profit

Most people understand that in order to stay in business, a company needs to make more money than it spends. A simple concept. But what actually goes into making a profit is not as easily understood. Having a clear understanding of your company’s profit design takes knowing more than just how much money is coming […]

Visionary Leadership Futuristic Thinking

Leadership Styles: Visionary

This week is the second installment of our six part series about leadership styles. We are using the six Leadership Styles as defined by Daniel Goleman in his book Primal Leadership. Each has its pros and cons, each is rarely used alone, and none of them should be used all the time. Different stages of […]

Definig Core Values

If You Don’t Stand For Something, You’ll Fall For Anything

Core values are the guiding principles — the North Star — of a company. When its values aren’t clearly defined and articulated, a company starts to wander off course, to lose its way. An accidental culture starts to emerge that almost always includes a great many ingrained bad habits, bad attitudes and bad performance. Every […]

Anticipating Problems

Predicting The Future

No one can predict the future. But as the CEO of a growing company, it’s your job to try. A company that operates only on the day-to-day, reactive level will not make it in the long run. Not only is it hectic and draining, it is too chaotic to maintain over time. If all you’re […]

Resonance vs Dissonance

Are You Resonating With Your Staff?

In two weeks, we are going to begin a six part series on the six Leadership Styles as defined by Daniel Goleman in his book Primal Leadership: Affiliative, Visionary, Pacesetting, Democratic, Commanding, and Coaching. Before we begin discussing the specifics of each style of leadership, it’s important to know the difference between a resonant leader […]

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. […]