This week’s question comes from Rafael of San Paulo, Brazil. Q: In one of your seminars you said if you have an employee that’s causing problems, you should hold them to strict standards. But does that really work?
Congratulations! If you are fortunate enough to be able to read this email, then, in all likelihood, you’ve managed to reach the finish line of another year. While last year’s New Year’s resolution to eliminate pasta from your diet may have backfired, maintaining your career through another year means something must be going right. Before … Continue reading “How to Make the Most of Your Annual Review”
If you’re an entrepreneur, you’ve spent time in “the red.” You’ve used money, earned or borrowed, and invested into your business. Buy for a dollar. Sell for two. Eventually, you land in “the green.” What happens then? Some folks buy an Armani suit, slick back their hair with 3 pounds of hair gel, channel their … Continue reading “How to Avoid Getting (Too) Greedy”
Are you really taking the time to get to know your business partners? I’m not just talking about equity partners, I’m talking about hiring other people and companies to do things that represent your business. Sometimes business owners hitch themselves to sketchy partnerships faster than a late night wedding in the Las Vegas Elvis’s Chapel … Continue reading “The Vales of Values When IT Comes to Business Partnerships”
“Stalled”…“Can’t take next step”…“Stuck in rut.” We have so many ways to describe these feelings, likely because everyone experiences them. Sometimes we have no idea what we’re supposed to do next, both in business and in life. What many of my coaching clients learn is that you can’t take the “next step” until you know … Continue reading “Embrace the Motivating Power of Vision”