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The Evil Side Of Verbal Communication

The Evil Side Of Verbal Communication

TALK IS CHEAP. Ever worked with someone who doesn’t write stuff down? How about a boss or co-worker who only communicates verbally. Sometimes it’s because they’re functionally illiterate. Other times it’s more sinister. It’s a power move. Verbal players as I like to call them are experts in the art of self protection. They appear as outgoing verbal leaders when in fact their typically toxic to your business.

Raising Your Technology IQ

Raising Your Technology IQ

GET YOUR TECH RIGHT. Technology continues to be at the forefront of small business. It’s a thrive, survive or get pushed to the side, kind of thing. But how does someone get better at tech? How do you Raise Your Technology IQ? With so much information out there it’s hard to get started. To know where to jump in. Still, it’s important to do. Raising your technology IQ isn’t just about you. It’s about your business. So add your staff and you clients into the mix. For a modern business to grow and succeed you, your staff and your clients will need to raise your collective technology IQ. So how do you do that?

Every Team Needs A Coach

Every Team Needs A Coach

Not another sports analogy. Teams. Roles. Both important things when you’re trying to grow your business. Every team needs a coach. I was talking with a friend the other day about teams. He loves the concept of autonomous teams. Teams where everyone is pumping at full steam. But what happens when teams struggle? What happens if your team loses a few games? What happens when your team is in a slump?

Running Your Business 90 Days At A Time

Running Your Business 90 Days At A Time

How do you eat an elephant? The myth of long range planning. From our youth we’re told we need to have a plan. That we need to know where we’re going. That we need to set long-range goals. And that we need to work towards them. The problem is this. For the most part. Long-range goals don’t work. Now let’s not confuse vision with long range goals. A vision is guided by a much deeper drive.