Tag: growth expert

What Advice Would You Give to a New Business?

If you were asked to give business advice to a new entrepreneur, what would it be? I’m asked this all the time, and find myself dolling out all sorts of tips and tirades—some quite original and others terribly obvious. But the thing that intrigues me about this question is that it sometimes becomes a very…

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Are You Fully Committed and Focused?

One thing that most everyone would agree with is that when someone is fully committed to a priority and they get focused, they get it done. So when I find that people are not reaching their goals or saying that something is too hard to achieve what they are really saying is they are not…

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Your People Can Only Grow As Much As You Do

Many leaders are always frustrated by the lack of growth of their people. They are asking them to change and grow.  However, in most of these circumstances the people they are looking at are a mirror image of their leader, which happens to be you. If you have more than one person on your team…

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Commitment Is Rare

Many people think that making a decision is the same as making a commitment. This could be the farthest from the truth. Actually, the hardest decisions oftentimes have the weakest commitments, particularly the larger the group size. Does this scenario sound familiar to you? More than a year is spent thinking about something; maybe even…

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C-Suite Belief Systems May be Causing Mediocrity

You want your people to give 150% percent effort every day, and you are not seeing it. You brought in motivational speakers and trainers, and told everyone what you want, yet nothing is happening! This is a common theme heard daily. Maybe a few people are doing what senior management wants, but those are the…

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Are You Really Coaching Your People?

There is a big difference between having conversations with people on a regular basis and coaching. Coaching is not giving advice, pointing out to someone that they did something wrong, or showing them how to do something. It is also not giving your people face time. So what is coaching? Coaching is a process whereby…

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