Home/Tag: leadership

Leading a Small Business vs. Large Organization

2017-03-16T12:51:14-07:00By |Entrepreneurship, Featured, Personal Growth, Recent|

I learned my leadership very early in my career.  In fact, I learned even before my career began. My leadership training came while I was in Air Force ROTC in college.  From there I spent 7 1/2 years applying what I learned in the best organization you can practice [...]

A Few Simple Things Bring Business Success

2019-09-02T19:01:51-07:00By |Management, Personal Growth, Strategy|

Business success doesn’t just happen. It’s a takes a lot of hard work. But, that hard work needs to be focused like a laser on what success means to you. Once you know what it looks like, it becomes a passion, a force more powerful than anything you can [...]

How Does Accountability Impact Business Execution

2017-10-01T10:03:36-07:00By |Featured, Leadership|

Accountability was 1 of the 10 items mentioned in the previous post titled Business Execution – 10 Things Make You More Effective.  But why is accountability important to business execution? According to Webster’s Dictionary, accountability is defined as “an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one's [...]

Why Business Plan Execution is Critical to Successful Business Growth

2019-08-22T23:08:44-07:00By |Featured, Leadership|

Businesses plan for growth all the time.  The difference between the successful ones complete  the business plan execution! It seems simple.  But, how many times have you planned something and then never followed through?  Business plan execution is just a fancy word for “follow through.” Business Plan Execution Takes Commitment [...]

PASSION: Why It’s Critical for Business Success

2018-01-07T09:43:44-07:00By |Align Your Life & Business 7-Day Challenge, Featured, Motivating, Personal Growth|

This week I figured I would talk a little bit about the first step in the strategic planning process – defining your passion.  A while back I wrote a posted titled Why So Many Small Business Owners are Unhappy where I made an observation of why small business owners [...]

Does Good Leadership Meet Needs?

2017-10-01T09:50:53-07:00By |Featured, Leadership|

A few weeks back in my article title Answering the Hard Questions About Leadership, I asked the question “what is the nature of leadership?”  I received several dozen responses to the question via a variety of social media channels. It was more than I expected.  Most seemed to agree [...]

Why Leadership is Critical to Business Growth

2019-08-24T17:09:33-07:00By |need keyword, Personal Growth|

A few weeks ago in a presentation a local business leader whom I very much respect suggested a book that I had not heard of before on leadership – The Servant by James Hunter.  So I wrote it down in my Evernote and looked it up over the weekend.  [...]

Do You Have the Courage to be the Leader Your Business Needs?

2016-12-02T10:42:09-07:00By |Featured, Leadership, Personal Growth|

With the passing of Stephen Covey, of 7 Habits of Effective People fame, I have been in deep thought about the impact self-improvement has on leadership and business growth.  I was an early advocate of Covey’s model, as I felt it simplified a very complex problem we all have [...]