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When communicating change—especially big, complicated change—would you fire off a few emails and cross your fingers that employees understand what to do? Inspiring confidence...

Please Map Your Goal and USE That Map!

It’s time to speak of some sort of business plan. As a professional investor in early stage companies, I have long discounted long, detailed...

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When you think of a highly successful woman, who comes to mind? Oprah Winfrey? She’s usually pretty high up on the list of successful...

How to Set Goals for Your Employees That Lead to Success

I was talking to a young professional the other day and he mentioned that he was signing up for an online course. He explained...

Leadership Skills: 5 Expectations Your Team Has for You as a Leader

Leaders help create powerful, cohesive teams that enable organizations to achieve their targets. Part of being a great leader is understanding what the members...

What Army Training Taught Me About Great Leaders

Generally speaking I’ve worked with 3 types of leaders in my life. Interestingly, I met the prototypes of each of them when I went...

What the Best Leaders Learn from Hate and Hypocrisy

A few years ago, I was on an executive retreat with 10 friends, all of whom run successful businesses. The idea was that we...

How to Use Metrics and a Dashboard

Have you ever driven a car that had no speedometer? I had that thrill when a student at the Richard Petty Stock Car School...

Are Your Small Business Goals Too Low?

National “Reach as High as You Can” Day is on April 14, and no, it’s not a day to make you feel guilty about...

7 Rules for Turning Business Conflicts into Win-Win

Many entrepreneurs are not prepared for conflict, or actively avoid it. Their vision, passion, and focus are so strong that they can’t imagine someone...

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