As a business owner, your time should be spent on work that brings maximum revenue and profits to your company. To leverage your value, you have to identify your time wasters and take them off your plate. Make a list of 10 tasks you perform every day
Every manager has superstar talent. What are your strategies for career development so you can retain superstar talent? Exceptional talent leaves a job for a better opportunity or because they feel stagnant in their current position. But you can change that dynamic with a few simple
When an employee is underperforming what is your response? Do you make excuses? Do you hope more training will fix the problem? It’s important to understand the root cause of the underperformance—it’s either attitude or
Do I really need a WRITTEN business plan when my business changes all the time? That's a common question. The answer is YES, absolutely you need a written business
Do you have a mentor or business coach? I tell every businessperson I meet that “every single business needs a coach but, no one coach is right for every business”. The best run businesses have
The most common reason customers stop buying from you is perceived
What would your business be like if your team focused on the highest priorities and felt accountable for the timely completion of work before it escalated to emergency
What are the key performance indicators (KPIs) that you measure within your
Do you know what are the top 10 reasons your customers buy from
Marketing creates awareness and opportunity while sales converts the interest generated by marketing into paying customers; it solidifies the decision to change.
What are the habits of your team that you can improve to positively impact the customer
Do you know your most profitable goods or services you sell? Not just gross profit margin percentage, but real dollars going into the bank.
Are your digital systems a distraction? One of the biggest challenges we see in the work environment is that tools that are supposed to be helpful have instead become distractions.
A strong training or mentorship program actually becomes a significant recruiting tool. How do you
Are you a business owner or did you buy a job? You need to be clear about your intentions when you purchase or start a
Are you and your managers strong leaders, or just
The definition of culture is how your company thinks, acts, and interacts. The goal is to have passionate employees thinking, acting, and interacting in the best interest of the company.
How big would your company be if you still did business with every customer with whom you've ever done business? The answer is multiple times larger and more profitable than it is right
Many business owners and managers hire team members based on previous work experience and interview abilities. Unfortunately, that approach has only a 50% chance of success. A multi-level approach to hiring will yield a candidate that is ready to step into your organization and begin
What is the strategic direction of your business? Is your strategic direction aligned with your current goals? A lot of businesses have short-term goals that are not in sync with the long-term strategy of their businesses.