16 Tips For Business Owners’ 2019 ‘To Do’ Lists

16 Tips For Business Owners’ 2019 ‘To Do’ Lists

January is like the first blank page in a new notebook. What you do during that month can set the stage for success for your business for the entire year. Getting your business off to a great start in a new year requires planning, critical thinking and dedication to...
Smart Daily Habits That Will Make You A Better Leader

Smart Daily Habits That Will Make You A Better Leader

There’s a lot to be said for having a consistent daily routine. Many leaders try to create good habits like exercising and writing out their to-do lists for the day to help them stay productive and on task. But sometimes, the most beneficial daily practices are ones...
So You’ve Been Promoted, Now What?

So You’ve Been Promoted, Now What?

I started my career at UPS and worked there for many years. Back then, they had a big promote-from-within culture (and they still do). One day, I was a driver. The next day, I walked in wearing a suit and tie. My first operations assignment was overseeing other...
Is Remote Work a Business Necessity?

Is Remote Work a Business Necessity?

When I first started consulting 19 years ago, I worked from a home office and people told me it was seen as a detriment. People told me I wouldn’t be taken seriously without a brick-and-mortar office. Fast forward to 19 years later and we’ve come pretty...
Five Qualities To Improve To Be An Effective Leader

Five Qualities To Improve To Be An Effective Leader

Leadership is not about the title. It’s about whether someone is following you. Leadership is about who you’re being, rather than what you’re doing. What does it take to be a real leader? Being a leader forces us to make tough decisions every day. We’ll be crippled if...