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What Vision and Mission am I Communicating?

By |2018-08-23T17:48:45-06:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Goal Development, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , |

One of the most popular tasks for executives leading organizations is to complete the process of building vision and mission statements. It's a great process to determine the best goals and objectives for the organization. It's also a great opportunity for everyone to come together to work on a project that provides clear direction for the [...]

The Hard Lessons – I Can Do This

By |2018-08-23T17:31:48-06:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, The Hard Lessons|Tags: , , , |

Life is full of challenges. It starts when we're newborns and then it continues throughout our lives. In this month's "The Hard Lesson - I Can Do This", let's cover the question that we are facing on a daily basis: can I do this? I remember talking to a man many years ago about his future. [...]

The Importance of Your External Team

By |2018-08-23T17:32:26-06:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development|Tags: , , , , |

As a leader, you need to have a group of advisors and experts outside of your organization. The importance of your external team is really important, not only for your success, but also for your peace of mind. We all know that we can't know everything or track everything that is important for our personal and [...]

The Importance of Your Internal Team

By |2018-08-23T17:32:36-06:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Business Strategies, Personal Development, Team Building|Tags: , , , , , |

Just like a great athletic team, having a great team around you is critical for your success. The importance of your internal team needs to be a high priority for you as a leader and your organization. It is important to attract and gather your team, and it is important to maintain and grow it. Here [...]

Sales Strategies as Part of Your Human Resources Operations

By |2018-08-23T17:26:27-06:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Human Resources, Personal Development, Recruiting|Tags: , , , , |

Let's talk about sales strategies within your human resources operations. I was recently visiting with a business owner of a successful organization. He was sharing with me that, although he had a very good product, he was dealing with challenges in regards to his sales team.  As he put it bluntly, he "just couldn't get the [...]

Unhealthy Technology Addiction

By |2018-08-23T17:34:52-06:00December 1st, 2018|Categories: Information Technology, Personal Development|Tags: , , , |

Many of us executives, leaders and entrepreneurs are highly dependent on technology in our everyday lives. It has become an unhealthy technology addiction situation for many of us.  We deal with all kinds of information and media coming at us all day and night. If we're not careful, it becomes an unhealthy addiction. Here are some [...]

A Great Plan for Attending Conferences

By |2018-08-23T14:24:44-06:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development|Tags: , , , , , |

During my professional career, I haven't seen many articles or advice about attending conferences, although there are a few. Frankly, that just seems odd. Seeing that conferences are an integral part of doing business and attending them is generally an opportunity for "continuing education," there should be strategies for attending them. With that in mind, let's [...]

Sales for a Non-Salesperson: The Passion of the Presentation

By |2018-08-23T17:26:07-06:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Marketing, Personal Development, Sales|Tags: , , , |

Are you one of those people who struggle with the tasks of sales? Are you selling as a non-salesperson?  Do you lack passion for sales?  If so, there are a lot of people like you out there. Don't worry . . . we'll talk about some easy ways to place yourself in a great situation to [...]

Improve Your Organizational Strategies by Reading and Listening

By |2018-08-23T17:21:38-06:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Business Education, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , |

Many of us think that we have some solid organization strategies for ourselves. We learned a lot in school and then we've improved those strategies as we have continued in our work. That's not to say that we're not using good strategies, but we always need to get better. Just like a professional athlete finds ways [...]

Dealing with Leadership Anxiety – Organizational Growth

By |2018-08-23T14:53:20-06:00November 24th, 2018|Categories: Business Strategies, Leadership Anxiety, Organizational Strategy, Personal Development|Tags: , , , |

As a leader, there are various challenges which we face.  One major area that we face leadership anxiety is with organizational growth.  If we’re accomplishing the goals and objectives we’ve set forth, we’re going to face the challenges that growth provides. With this in mind, we should consider some key points of emphasis. Be clear on [...]