Leadership: Finding a Good Fit

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Companies spend a lot of time and money trying to identify “good fit” during their hiring process. Candidate selection is driven by the magical, mystical notion of making a good fit decision. Clearly, the first step usually involves matching job description requirements with the candidate’s stated background experience. Right away, the matching process starts to […]

Calling All Remote Workers

Work at Home

Since 2000 there has been a growing trend to let workers do their duties remotely; telecommuting it was once called. With the availability of so much good technology, it seemed extra generous of employers to allow workers to avoid the hassles of doing a daily commute. The company saved on facilities expense. While the trend […]

Introducing the Entrepreneur Scan

Key ways to look at your business

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When you have a business, it is only natural that you try to examine it. We all know that the more information you have about something, the more significant your chances of making correct decisions regarding it. Entrepreneurs scan their business often, even though many already know their ventures like the back of their hands. […]

Leadership : #MeToo vs Improving Personal Accountability

Personal accountability is a wide and somewhat confusing concept. When it comes to leadership, the best leaders not only embrace personal accountability, but they demand it. Sadly, the headlines today contain stories about cover-ups and sexual improprieties (that’s me being very nice about it). Celebrities, athletes, politicians, key executives, and others are being “found out”. […]

E-Myth Revisited (for Everyone)

Discovering your WHY

Michael E. Gerber’s works called the seek to define entrepreneurship and business leadership. As I study those volumes, I find some key essentials that apply to every business executive, owner or aspiring manager. For many, the E-Myth has become a bible of business success and growth. You have to start with WHY. Gerber’s work even […]

Leading in Life: Survive or Thrive

Thrive

Leadership in life and business is about influencing others to achieve something; hit a goal, make a mark, win a prize. Usually, we think about leadership in terms of doing something special. But being “special” is not a natural human condition. In a recent interview, Alabama football coach Nick Saban made these remarks: The human […]

Finding the Wheelhouse of Passion and Purpose

Living with passion

Sometimes you just need to ask the question “am I living my passion?” Too many people get late into life and discover that all those years at work meant very little. That can be the saddest indictment ever given. From time to time I find my coaching clients struggling with a sense of being disconnected. Disconnected […]

Important Characteristics Every Entrepreneur Must Have

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Are you planning to start and run your own business? Do you know the right qualifications and characteristics an entrepreneur must have to succeed? Does your profile match that of a successful entrepreneur? In this article, we will explore and discuss the essential characteristics that every entrepreneur must have. There are several important traits and […]