The Advantages of Displaying Your Team’s Successes

The Advantages of Displaying Your Team’s Successes We are such visual creatures. Try to explain a complex idea or company objective in words, with all kinds of adjectives, synonyms, and definitions, and you may be there awhile, so pull up a chair. But, explain something – a concept, idea or goal– as a picture, and it’s a whole different story. …

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Laying Out a Vision for Future Growth

“When employees join executives in truly owning the responsibility for business success, an exciting new sense of teamwork takes hold.” – Punit Renjen   As a business owner, you are great at what you do. You’ve followed your passion, you took risks, and it has paid off – you have a successful business to show for it. But, as your business …

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Ring in a New Year and a New Approach

I enjoy this time of year. Wrapping up 2018, the collective sigh as we all slow down and say goodbye to the many tasks and projects still yet to accomplish in 2018. There’s something freeing about the end of the year – when we truly have to let go of our “to-dos” and instead turn our energy toward the exciting …

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What is EOS and How Can It Impact Your Business (and Life)?

Has your business hit a growth plateau that you just can’t seem to get over? Learn about proven EOS implementation and how it can impact your business. At three o’clock on a Friday afternoon, you find yourself sitting in yet another team meeting that’s going nowhere fast. In typical fashion, what started out as a leadership meeting meant to realign …

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Improving the Budget You Already Have

You’ve done the challenging part of assembling a budget. You’ve done the introspection and soul-searching, looked at your venture from every angle, and tailored your budget to diligently aim your business to meet the goals you’ve set for it. It may not be perfect, but you’re confident that it will continue the operation down the path you’ve set for it. …

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How Branding Protects Your Business’s Budget

Not so long ago, brand-building was easier to manage than in today’s omnichannel digital environment. Go back three decades and count the communications vehicles: businesses could choose from newspapers, magazines, television, and radio, enjoying substantial control over all of them. With relatively few channels, consumer audiences engaged in consistent popular media. Digital channels, operating on search and behavior algorithms, offer …

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Building a Budgeting Team

Building a budget is not just an accounting function. The more engagement and buy-in you have in the budget building process, the more commitment and success you will have executing the budget. Don’t make the mistake of isolating the budget building to the accounting team. Begin by assigning sole ownership of the budgeting process to one person. This person, the …

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Budget Tips for Businesses

Running a business is electrifying, exhilarating, and even a bit scary. An often overlooked area for entrepreneurial companies is the financial side of the business. Yes, we’re talking about your budget (come on – budgets can be exciting too!). Companies with no budgets have no financial roadmap and therefore, no plan for profitability. Below are a few tips to consider …

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Radical Candor: How to be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

Kim Scott led teams at both Google and Apple.  These experiences inspired her to write Radical Candor, which is her third book.  In it she offers a clear, accessible framework for creating and implementing what she calls “Radical Candor” within teams. Radical candor involves two dimensions – caring personally and challenging directly.  “When people trust you and believe you care about …

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Six Key Components to Business Success

The organizational operating system, known as the Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®), was created by and designed for entrepreneurial companies to create traction and drive real, consistent results. As a business owner, you experience a lot of moving plates on a daily basis that you are required to manage. EOS was created around this experience and the discovery that we can …

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