own business can be incredibly rewarding,
especially when you start to do well, but it is also an enormous challenge with
many different obstacles to overcome. Even an experienced business owner can
feel overwhelmed and stuck for ideas times which is why it is important that
you know a few methods for being a better business owner so […]
Great leadership is about creating great relationships with your teams and inspiring them to go above and beyond. Here are 10 things that great leaders say to create highly engaged and motivated teams. They cost nothing but the returns can be amazing.
Sorry, my fault.
No one is perfect and by owning up to mistakes it builds trust, and it also sets […]
With the cost of poor
productivity estimated around $576 billion for businesses in the U.S., the need to identify effective ways to
increase productivity is a major concern for many executives. Poor productivity
can result in lower quality products, decreased revenue and even bankruptcy.
So, here are 4 strategies you can start implementing today in order to get the
If you ask five people what leadership is, you will probably get six different answers.
Everyone seems to have a different view. Some of which are based on what they want from their leaders. Some of the views are based on why they want to be a leader, and what they want to get out of […]
We have all worked for bad bosses, I know I that I have had my share, and I may even have been a bad boss to some. And to those people I apologize, it wasn’t intentional, as I always tried to be the best boos I could be.
Bad bosses create toxic cultures that can […]
famous quote was once said by a one Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin
Group. It was simple, “take care of your employees and they’ll take care of
your business”. He understands the importance of staff wellbeing in order to
run a business that’s successful because, without them, your business won’t
function. The same should apply to you […]
They say that you don’t learn unless you make mistakes and it’s a quote that relates to all aspects of life.
As a business owner, this is also something that you’re likely to come across.
The first year of business can be extremely tough for every new entrepreneur so you’re sure to cross paths with […]
Let me start by saying that I am a huge fan of Agile. Throughout my career I have been an advocate for leaner processes, less unnecessary bureaucracy, and more delegated decision making.
And I love how Agile challenges these things and proposes much leaner and better, in my opinion, alternatives.
However, there is such a thing as […]
When you take on the role of a leader, and put yourself forward to be in charge, not only do you achieve a position of influence.
But you also receive a position of great responsibility.
What do I mean by that? Well in addition to achieving the goals for the team or department you lead. You […]
Here’s the TedX talk I gave in Belfort on how to achieve great results. the talk is based on my experiences in corporate and with coaching clients.
From this I distilled the following approach Aim High, Start Small, Celebrate and Continue. It’s an approach I have followed to become a marathon runner, who has gone from […]