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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Small Biz Club is the premier destination for small business owners and entrepreneurs. To succeed in business, you have to constantly learn about new things, evaluate what you’re doing, and look for ways to improve—that’s what we’re here to help you do.