Like a team of horses, when everyone pulls in the same direction, great accomplishments are possible. When people (or horses) work against each other or don’t support each other, individuals’ efforts are effectively canceled, and the team’s production is a fraction of what it could be.
My mission in business and life is to contribute positively to every transaction and relationship I participate in.
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Anyone who's followed my musings for very long knows that consider relationships to be central to a successful, balanced life. The same is true for business. Read on to learn why relationships are important in life and business and how to build effective business and personal relationships. Why Business Relationships Matter You've probably heard the…Read More
Teamwork is the whole point of forming business organizations. Businesses bring together people with different skills and traits. People working alone are limited in what they can get done. Putting them to work together multiplies their productivity exponentially Read on to learn how we can promote teamwork and what can hamper it. What is Teamwork?…Read More
What’s the importance of knowing and understanding yourself? This is a profound question! The short answer is: You must understand yourself at a deep level to relate authentically to others. Read on for more distinctions in this concept. Most Important Reasons for Self-Knowledge You simply must know yourself to relate and work effectively with others…Read More
What is Delegating a Task? Delegating a task is much than instructing someone to do something. In delegating a task, you aim to inspire the best performance your team members have in them. To attract that best performance, you must be an encourager, a teacher, and a coach. Your team members must know they have…Read More
What is a Leadership Style? Your leadership style defines how you relate to the team you lead. We define leadership as getting things done through our interactions with team members. Your leadership style is how you relate to your team members, individually and as a group. The style you exhibit as a leader has an…Read More
As independent business people, entrepreneurs work to satisfy the needs and wants of their customers, rather than those of a boss who pays them Their customers are their “bosses”. Some independent business people aren’t entrepreneurs, though. Want to set yourself apart from those who just sell what others are selling? Read on for tips to…Read More
How Do You Define Leadership? Leadership consists of the skills that encourage people to want to do the right thing. When they’ve finished doing something right, they and the leader celebrate. Celebrating such a win inspires everyone to do more of the right thing. Something we should clearly understand is that a leader is much…Read More
What is a Family Business Coach? Family businesses are unique. You work with the same people you eat with, sleep with, and relate to in your personal life. How do you conduct a professional relationship in one setting and a familial one in another? It can be a delicate balance. A family business coach understands…Read More
No man is an island! This is why good communication is vital in leadership. Business is done through interaction between people. To interact with other people, you must communicate with them in one way or another. Read on to learn how good communication makes business happen. It would be hard to overstate the importance of…Read More
How Will A Coach Help Your Business? Coaching in sports is visible. You can see how a coach helps a golfer or a basketball team get to the top of their game. What is coaching in business? That seems a little different, doesn’t it? Continue reading to learn how the coaching concept applies in business!…Read More