While criticism is essential to the process of professional growth, no one enjoys getting negative feedback. I’ll share a few simple mindset adjustments that can make the process quite a bit more tolerable—regardless of whether you’re on the giving or receiving end.
Here is the second blog in my Succession Planning Blog Series. The blogs in this series are designed to provide you with steps you can take as you travel down the road on your own succession planning journey
As the United States approaches a potential recession, business owners are preparing to be tested in a variety of ways. But while “making payroll” and “redundancy meetings” may understandably be top of mind, the way you lead during trying times can actually have a...
There’s a lot to be learned from Marie Kondo and her viral KonMari tidying system. Here’s how to translate Marie’s ideas to a professional setting, for more joy from 9–5.
If you adopt one business next practice this year, let it be…
This blog, Begin with the End in Mind, is the first in my new Succession Planning Blog Series. I hope you enjoy this series of blogs dedicated to helping you plan for the future success of your business.
With 2019 in full force, I’m working at putting more focus on…well, focus. Here are 5 habits I’m working to avoid that can throw you off your game…
What makes a leader? Learn the 5 components of Emotional Intelligence and how EI translates into job performance.
Listen to Richard’s Interview with J.V. Crumb III …
This time of year, when up to 45% of people around the world are thinking about their New Year’s resolutions, I’m wondering about the 8% who actually follow through. What makes this very small percentage of people succeed, when so many others fail?
Cultural differences around the world can manifest in various ways in the workplace. Here’s what I’ve learned about adapting my personal work style to various cultures.
When I first joined the family business the company had LOTS of meetings that lasted for hours – sound familiar? Here are 4 foolproof ways to make all your meetings more productive—and a whole lot shorter.
Many applicants possess real skills that may not be reflected in their professional history or educational experience. If we continue to rely on the old models for hiring, we may be overlooking …
When the information we want to convey is neatly packaged within the familiar construct of a compelling narrative, it instantly becomes both more relatable and more memorable.
What’s your secret for finding great employees? The answer isn’t what you may think – the best “hire” could already be right under your nose.
Understanding the basic truths that define you should be a critical first step in everyone’s leadership journey. Personality tests can dramatically streamline the process of self-discovery.
Many of the qualities that make a great leader can go hand-in-hand with ego-dominated behavior. Here are four ways your ego could be stunting your career…and how to keep it in check.
Leverage the benefit of setting 90-day goals and 90-day action plans to celebrate your wins four times a year or get back on track if you are not where you want to be.
Maybe you’ve heard the wonderfully descriptive (yet unflattering) term “seagull manager” – I’ve met hundreds of employees who have begrudgingly worked for this kind of manager. Learn 6 tips to help you be more positively defined.
Learn why vacationing is some of the most important work you’ll do all year…