Introverts have strengths that are often seen as weaknesses in a world where the loud and bold are lauded. Manage them well and your business will be rewarded.
Flextime options and casual dress in the workplace are hallmarks of modern business—or are they? I asked ten new and successful entrepreneurs for their take.
Having long-term vision is one of the keys to good leadership, and necessary for any successful business. With long-term visions come long-term projects—and the longer-term the project, the harder it is to manage your team’s progress towards completing it.
Instead of proclaiming that you’re not afraid to fail, it’s important to contemplate challenges you may face, how you will handle them, and what you will do if ultimately you do fail.
Michael Scott, the manager of Dunder-Mifflin on NBC’s hit situation comedy The Office, was a fool. However, even a broken clock is right twice a day.
Taxes, firings and leadership advice highlight this week’s Everybody’s Business
A leader’s work is never to do the work for others, or to be all-knowing. Rather, a leader’s work is to provide employees with the means to complete their tasks, and to hold them accountable to the organization.
This post was previously published on Forbes.com. As entrepreneurs, we know that running a business brings a lot of headaches and worries along with the more positive experiences of leadership. Every day seems to be filled with decisions that affect your success and the success of your employees. Should you buy that new truck? Should [...]
Executives and business owners ask me about employee accountability all the time. They want to know how to make employees accountable. I’d like to give you a resounding yes! Yes, you can improve employee accountability! But unfortunately I can’t tell you that. I don’t believe employee accountability is a lost cause, but so many factors have an impact on the problem [...]
Last week I found a website on business preparedness launched by the SBA. The website indicates that roughly 40-60 percent of small businesses never reopen their doors following a disaster. They defined disaster as long-term power outages, hacker disruption, fire, earthquake or other catastrophes. I’m confident many of you reading this post have disaster recovery plans for your technology and maybe [...]