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Leadership

Keep up the Great Work!

By | Business Growth, Leadership, Small Business

High morale among employees is crucial to the success of any business. Employees who feel like they’re making a positive contribution and receive recognition for it have a good attitude that can quickly spread to the rest of the team. Unfortunately, the same is true for those with bad attitudes who rarely do anything but complain, avoid work, and bring others down. You can’t expect…

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How to Keep Your Business Safe This Hurricane Season

By | Business Strategy, Leadership, Small Business

No one likes to think that a hurricane could damage or even destroy the business they worked so hard to build. Unfortunately, Mother Nature doesn’t discriminate. When a hurricane hits, it can take down anything in its path. Although you can’t control severe weather, you can take steps to protect your business should such a disastrous event occur in the future. With hurricane season kicking…

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Overcoming Setbacks on the Road to Success as an Entrepreneur

Overcoming Setbacks on the Road to Success as an Entrepreneur

By | Business Growth, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

There are not many things you can count on as an entrepreneur in the business world, but one of those things is that you will definitely experience some setbacks. Entrepreneur setbacks are bound to happen to everyone, and if you aren’t experiencing any kind of problems, then it probably means you haven’t risked much either, and you’re not achieving nearly as much as you could….

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What is the Right Leadership Style to Inspire Your Team

Which Leadership Style Will Inspire Your Team and Achieve Success?

By | Leadership

There is more than one leadership style that can lead to success.  In fact, several different leadership styles can inspire your employees to follow you, and to achieve great things for your company.  Sometimes it’s a conscious choice and sometimes it isn’t – but any good leader will adopt a leadership style which is well-suited to his/her own personality and employees’ motivations. Here are some…

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Tips for Effectively Managing Remote Workers 

Managing Remote Workers? Try These Effective Strategies.

By | Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Small Business

It has been predicted that in as little as two years, at least half of the workforce for any given company will be doing their work remotely. The big driving force behind this trend is that working remotely is highly prized by employees, because it provides flexibility that makes life much easier to manage. Many workers have indicated they would gladly leave their current jobs,…

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5 Common Mistakes a Business Leader Should Avoid to Build Success

5 Common Mistakes a Business Leader Should Avoid to Build Success

By | Leadership

Being an effective business leader or CEO requires a great deal of experience, vision, skill, and even intuition. It’s also very helpful in establishing yourself as a leader if you can minimize mistakes made along the way, and especially avoid making any big ones. However, mistakes don’t simply disappear just because you’re promoted up the chain of command, and when they happen, they affect a…

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5 Top Leadership Strengths Boomer Entrepreneurs Should Have

5 Top Leadership Strengths Boomer Entrepreneurs Should Have

By | Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Small Business

It is entirely possible that some major shifts in the workforce could happen in this country within two years, with as many as 27 million Americans abandoning their traditional jobs in favor of self-employment by the year 2020. In addition to this, more than 60% of all self employed baby boomers have indicated they will work right through retirement, which is a much larger percentage…

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When Your Business is Growing Fast, How Do You Preserve the Company Culture?

When Your Business is Growing Fast, How Do You Preserve the Company Culture?

By | Business Growth, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Small Business

Small businesses often take on a culture of their own from the very beginning. The founder and first employees help to create this company culture, and in the best of circumstances they pass it along to those who come along later. However, culture can also get lost when a company grows quickly. This leaves both old and new employees feeling confused about where they fit…

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