In his book, “Extreme Ownership”, leadership consultant and retired Navy SEAL officer, Jocko Willink shares the essence of the work in one overarching statement: “The book derives its title from the underlying principle — the mind-set — that provides the foundation for all the rest: Extreme Ownership. Leaders must own everything in their world. There is no one else to blame.” Embracing this principle can be simultaneously empowering and daunting. Should a leader take full ownership for a mistake even when the team member is clearly and fully at fault? It depends on what your goal is.Read more “Leaders Who Show Extreme Ownership”
COVID-19 has transformed the world including the preferences of prospective home buyers in 2021. This infographic outlines five new buyer trends that highlight this transformation.
What is your definition of leadership? The answers may vary as much as the number to those whom the question is posed. Here are a few sample definitions to consider:Read more “Leadership Is Influence”
Succession Planning or beginning the transfer of a company from one generation to another is one of the most significant decisions you can make as a business owner. An unorganized transition, unclear roles/responsibilities, and not understanding financial drivers can turn a thriving company into a nightmare. Over 25 years ago, I went through one of these transitions personally, without planning, much training, or expectations of what would happen without my father’s experience and gut instincts. Here are seven things I wish I had known when starting the succession planning process.
High-Performing teams are increasingly becoming a competitive advantage because while competitors may copy your process or product, they cannot copy your people.
In his popular business fable, “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team”, author and management consultant Patrick Lencioni describes five common obstacles (dysfunctions) that prevent teams from executing at their best. While these issues do not disappear easily, the most cohesive and effective teams intentionally practice and improve these five areas:Read more “Conflict and Leading Teams”
Marketing doesn’t have to be a mystery. But with more and more information, it may be hard to understand what you should listen to and implement. Below, we’ve listed six different tried-and-true marketing techniques to help your business bloom.