As a business owner or CEO do you find it hard to figure out what to do about professional and personal development for your team? Who should be doing what training? What sort of professional development would be best? Should you even worry about personal development opportunities? It … [Read more...] about What happens when you don’t provide professional development for your staff?
Most businesses don’t have a plan for future growth. In fact the 2016 BStar SME Research Report found that only 34% of business owners dedicate time to strategic and business planning. This is ironic (and worrying) because those same business owners who were surveyed stated their top concern was … [Read more...] about Business planning that actually helps you grow your business
A great deal of my business life as an advisor and business coach has been working with family businesses. I enjoy working with them and I will share my four main reasons why. Note these reasons can equally be viewed from the perspective of a non-family employee. There are powerful lessons here … [Read more...] about 4 great reasons why family businesses are better
Discover the 12 powerful (but non-lethal) weapons you can add to your cache of influencing strategies. When it comes to influencing others – either to accept your point of view, or to do what you want them to do – you have a number of choices. You could take the approach of Arnold Schwarzenegger … [Read more...] about What is your weapon of choice to successfully influence others?