The Importance of Teamwork in a Business Organization

Teamwork is the whole point of forming business organizations. Businesses bring together people with different skills and traits.  People working alone are limited in what they can get done. Putting them to work together multiplies their productivity exponentially Read on to learn how we can promote teamwork and what can hamper it. What is Teamwork? […]

What is Delegating a Task and How to do it Effectively?

What is Delegating a Task? Delegating a task is much than instructing someone to do something. In delegating a task, you aim to inspire the best performance your team members have in them. To attract that best performance, you must be an encourager, a teacher, and a coach. Your team members must know they have […]

4 Actionable Tips to Become Successful Entrepreneurs

As independent business people, entrepreneurs work to satisfy the needs and wants of their customers, rather than those of a boss who pays them Their customers are their “bosses”. Some independent business people aren’t entrepreneurs, though. Want to set yourself apart from those who just sell what others are selling? Read on for tips to […]

What Can a Family Business Coach Do for You?

What is a Family Business Coach? Family businesses are unique. You work with the same people you eat with, sleep with, and relate to in your personal life.  How do you conduct a professional relationship in one setting and a familial one in another? It can be a delicate balance.  A family business coach understands […]

What is Business Coaching? The Definitive Guide

How Will A Coach Help Your Business? Coaching in sports is visible. You can see how a coach helps a golfer or a basketball team get to the top of their game. What is coaching in business? That seems a little different, doesn’t it? Continue reading to learn how the coaching concept applies in business! […]

Technology Builds A Fire Under Teamwork

Technology Helps Teamwork Produce Teamwork can supercharge productivity, when the team has the right tools and technology to work with. Here’s a guy who found the existing tools inadequate. So he built his own, made it adaptable to other businesses, and sells it to them. Good teamwork requires good tools. Be sure to give them […]

Be A Leader, Not A Manager!

A leader doesn’t tell people what to do! Does that strike you as a contradiction? Read on. In these letters, we’ve often examined aspects of what constitutes genuine leadership. Recently I listened to one of the best in-depth looks at this issue I’ve come across. We’ll learn that the leader’s job is to provide the […]

Achieve More By Doing Less!

Many people believe they can be more productive by striving to do more. Most people will achieve more by doing less rather than by doing more. The key is to do more of what’s important by doing fewer things. Most of the many things on a typical day’s to-do list mean very little in the […]

Sleep Well = Perform Well

In recent years, we’ve heard a lot about sleep as an important factor in our performance. Until I saw the article I refer to here, everything I’ve seen related to quantity and quality of sleep. Several years ago, as Chief Pilot for a small air freight company. I was often called upon to substitute for […]

Success And The Impostor Syndrome

Recently I’ve been employing the services of a virtual assistant named Jeff Lucas. He’s employed by Smart VA’s, a service founded by Kristy Yoder. Kristy regularly publishes a video presentation on YouTube about some business idea. The one I just received discussed the “Impostor Syndrome”, the sense that you’ve achieved more than you somehow deserve. This feeling […]