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Is the Entrepreneurial Operating System® Right for Your Business?

By | Business Growth

The Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®) is a set of concepts and tools that help you achieve better control of your growing business. EOS® integrates simple business tools with a holistic business model approach to provide complete synchronization for all your business activities.  The creators of this program state that it will help leadership teams improve in three crucial areas. These include becoming healthier as a…

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9 Great Ways to Help Your Small Business Grow

9 Great Ways to Help Your Small Business Grow

By | Uncategorized

  Success. Every small business owner wants it. Your desire, your passion is to see your small business grow and succeed. Success seems to require a combination of attitude and persistent effort. Said noted business leader and television personality, Oprah Winfrey, “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” Noted hotel industry leader Conrad Hilton once said,…

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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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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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7 Courageous Leadership Principles to Create a Dynamic Workplace

7 Courageous Leadership Principles to Create a Dynamic Workplace

By | Leadership

Many business leaders have the mistaken notion that accomplishing more is the right approach for achieving business success, but in fact it may be just the opposite. Some of the most awe-inspiring business successes of our time have been driven by leaders who weren’t concerned about doing more, but were instead determined to try different ways. These ways involve thinking more, while avoiding the trap…

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One Surprising Characteristic Can Help You Be A Highly Effective Leader

One Surprising Characteristic Can Help You Be A Highly Effective Leader

By | Leadership, Small Business

  Many business people learned in school and through years on the job that showing vulnerability is a weakness they should avoid at all costs. This is especially true of those in leadership and management positions. The assumption exists that co-workers and subordinates won’t respect a person who has shown vulnerability. According to a recent article published in the online version of Entrepreneur Magazine, this…

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