“Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could.” – Steve Jobs
In today’s work climate, a debate is stirring regarding the differences between “leaders” and “managers” and whether or not a manager can be a leader.… Read more >
The hardest-working, fastest employee is the most effective and productive employee, right? Ironically, effective employees become more effective and creative when hectic and high stress environments are minimized. High productivity stems from employee satisfaction. The challenge for you, as a CEO, is to create a workplace where strong communication, a community culture, and healthy work environments trigger a job satisfying level of productivity and creativity.… Read more >
How successful are you in 2017? Are you achieving your personal and business goals? If you are like the majority of busy people, you didn’t write your goals down. There are many reasons not to write our goals but unfortunately most of them are negative. Does this sound familiar?
o If I write down my goals and don’t achieve them, I have a constant reminder of failing.… Read more >
For most businesses, we are just over mid-way through another year, and for a few of you possibly approaching a September or October year end. For those of you who actively monitor your results against your plans, congratulations! If you haven’t already done so, it should be time to assess your progress against your goals.… Read more >
Businesses with a December 31 year end are about to begin the annual ritual renewal of their bank lines of credit. Most lines of credit must be renewed annually at an expiration date that coincides with the completion of year-end financial reports, audits, and tax returns. While the process may seem relatively routine, it is important that the process be understood and taken seriously by small business borrowers.… Read more >