Become a Better Leader By Mentoring

Become a Better Leader By Mentoring

Mentoring is an essential skill every leader should strive to achieve. In addition to managing and motivating people, it’s also important you help others learn, grow, and become more effective in their jobs. Doing this through a formal mentoring relationship is...
Five Tips for Excellent Public Speaking

Five Tips for Excellent Public Speaking

Public speaking is one of those things we’re forced to do in college. And when I say forced, I mean forced. I remember the first time I had to stand up in front of my peers. It wasn’t fun at all. But then we begin to move up the corporate ladder. We go to...
Four Tips to Build Next Year’s Budget

Four Tips to Build Next Year’s Budget

It’s the time of year to plan and budget for 2017. We’ve all been through this process before. The importance of a budget cannot be overstated. It provides guidelines for expected income and expenses, it allows you to compare your anticipated financial goals with...
What to Include in Your Year-End Business Checklist

What to Include in Your Year-End Business Checklist

Before you ring in the New Year, now is the time to get your office in order and get your business in line to reach your goals. “As leaders, we often move from one year to the next with little or no time spent reviewing the year just past from a purely leadership...
How to Manage Your Time When You’re Overwhelmed

How to Manage Your Time When You’re Overwhelmed

Leaders have many responsibilities that keep their schedules packed, and oftentimes overflowing. As business leaders tackle multiple roles from managing a team of employees, to looking for new marketing opportunities, and securing new business, effective time...
Culture vs. Strategy

Culture vs. Strategy

Quick. Without thinking – what is more important to your organization; strategy or culture? Does one trump the other? In Forbes Magazine, Mike Myatt continues the interesting debate about strategy vs. culture. I’ve been watching for quite some time as...