Small business owners can improve productivity by investing in a company retreat. A retreat is an opportunity to engender creativity—a time to remove your nose from the grindstone and lift your head up.
An Off-Site That Motivates Employees to Inspire
I wake up in the morning rested, alert, happy and excited to start my day. If I didn’t, I know exactly what I wouldn’t do: attend a typical off-site retreat jam packed with unproductive discussions not aligned with my objectives and goals.
Learning to Tell Your Brand Story
A conversation is the currency of everyday business. But why is it sometimes that you have to sit and listen to someone and be bored out of your mind?
The Magic of Being a Great Leader
There is no magic formula that helps you become a great leader. Just like there is no one-size-fits-all leadership style. A great leader is a person who is capable of altering his or her thoughts, actions or feelings in a way that enlists others so that a common goal can be pursued and accomplished.
Effective Small Executive Retreats: Checklist for Successful Discussions
Currently you are working on a company project which requires your undivided attention, and too many distractions with an unfocused team is halting the project.
You’re Not Playing Baseball: Ditch the Pitch
Whether you are selling something or trying to get people to cooperate with you, ditch the “pitch;” leave the pitching for the baseball field.
Strategic Goal Planning for Savvy Businesses
A strategic goal is a statement of what you want to achieve over a specific period, i.e the next year or the next two quarters. It involves careful analysis and lots of brainstorming, because after all, your goal(s) will set the course for the strategies you formulate, actions you take, and dollars you expend.
The Value of High Impact Discussions at a Corporate Retreat
If you are in this situation and you have to plan a corporate retreat, you should think about new ways of entertaining your staff. As you well know, happy employees are more productive.
How to Win a Prospect in the B2B Price War
We invariably talk about the cost or price of a product or service that we are either buying or selling. However, when we are ‘on our game,’ B2B we’ll use the word investment or introduce the idea of value.
4 Tips to Successfully Grow Your Business
For those of you who have survived start-up and built successful businesses, you may be wondering how to take the next step and grow your business beyond its current status.