Anybody Can Be A Small Business Owner, But Should They?

There has never been an easier time than now to get into business for yourself.  With modern technology and the resulting connectivity you could literally have a worldwide business set up and running in a matter of days.  So depending on your view this could be an exciting opportunity or totally overwhelming.  But just because you can set up a business, does that mean you should?

What Does Your Driving Style Say About Your Leadership Style?

Have you been on a road trip this summer? We are big fans of road trips, always have been. And now with all the craziness going on with airlines and constant cancellations and delays, not to mention all the hassles at the airport and potential loss of luggage, road trips have become even more appealing to most folks.

How Do I Interview To Find The Best Employees?

So have you run out of siblings, cousins, aunts, friends, and neighbors to hire? How do you find the best people? Perhaps more importantly, how do you screen and interview people so you don’t waste a bunch of time with people who aren’t going to be a good fit for your organization?

How Do I Stop Trying To Do It All Myself?

Do you ever feel overwhelmed as a small business owner? Like you have to do everything yourself, especially if you want it done right? But at the same time you’re not an expert in every aspect of your business, even though most folks expect you to have all the answers. So what’s a lonely business owner supposed to do?

How Come It’s So Lonely At The Top?

It’s one of those statements you’ve likely heard at different points throughout your life.  And if you’re a business owner you’ve either uttered those words or certainly thought about it a lot.  It truly is lonely at the top.  So what does this mean and why is it so lonely when you’re running your small business?

How Do I Stay Focused?

Staying focused can be a problem in regular life, not to mention your business life.  One of the things we provide for our coaching clients is a framework to help them know “what” they should be focusing on which is our 7 Keys to Success.  But that doesn’t explain “how” they can stay focused.  After all, don’t we all battle some demons when it comes to staying focused?

How Often Should The Boss Be In The Office?

This is one of those questions that circles around an owner’s mind quite often. Not only how often should I be in the office but for how long? Should the boss be the first in and last to leave? Or should the boss only show up whenever it’s convenient? Or somewhere in between? How about as little as possible? The short answer is, it depends!