5 STEPS TO ESTABLISH TRUST WITH YOUR TEAM

Establishing trust with your team is the first step to creating a high performing, positive team that thrives on success. Trust is inadvertently linked to credibility, and leaders absolutely must build credibility with their team in order to lead and manage well.

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SUCCESS IS WHO YOU SURROUND YOURSELF WITH

Basic business advice 101 is to surround yourself with good people. This makes sense. Growing a business is hard and it’s not for the faint-hearted; many people fail. You need the right people in your corner, fighting with and for you.

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OVER-COMPLICATED ROLES ARE KILLING YOUR BUSINESS SUCCESS

Here’s a question: what are you growing your business around? We’re not talking about KPIs or long-term revenue goals here—we’re talking about the difference between growing a business around your current employees versus growing it around defined roles.

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HOW TO CURATE A WORLD-CLASS TEAM OF EMPLOYEES

The strength of any business is the people who work for you. You can have the best strategies, the best products, the best services, the best premises—but without the best employees, your enterprise is going nowhere.

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FIVE LEADERSHIP QUALITIES THAT HELP YOUR COMPANY SUCCEED

Since human beings first walked upon the earth, there have been men and women who’ve stood out, who have gathered others around them to conquer new territory, to pioneer new technology, to spread new ideas far and wide. These leaders have achieved great things by bringing together talented people and inspiring them to do amazing things.

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HOW IS YOUR BUSINESS PLAYING TO WIN?

On the rugby field, nothing matters but the game. Who you are, what you’ve done before, none of that matters. All that is important is that you’re at the front of the pack, the ball in your hands. You’ve trained hard, you know exactly what you have to do, and nothing is going to stop […]

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10 POWERFUL QUESTIONS TO MAKE YOUR MEETINGS MORE EFFECTIVE

Meetings, and especially one-on-one meetings, have the habit of being ineffective. People talking about their weekends instead of the work at hand, doing most of the talking instead of actively listening to what is being sent, allowing interruptions,  all add up to unproductive meetings. As a manager, you more than anyone else, have to work to make […]

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6 TIPS FOR STREAMLINING BUSINESS PROCESSES TO IMPROVE PROFIT

Every day, your staff use hundreds of difficult processes in order to conduct the core business of your company. This could include time-tracking, sending estimates, storing lead information, or logging support tickets. And while these processes are required to keep the company functioning and the data stored in an appropriate way, they are not in […]

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AS A LEADER, ARE YOU SLAYING DRAGONS?

“They know that if the dragon gets a little unruly, you’re going to come in and finish him off. Because of that, they’ll slay dragons all day long for you.”

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