Closed Door, Open Calendar: The Focused Alternative to the Open Door Policy

Small business owners are the absolute best at being approachable and attentive to their employees. But oh how quickly things go awry when visitors treat your availability like a doormat. Protect your window of opportunity to get things done with a quick 90-second lesson on being focused and friendly. So you can leave chaos—not your … Continue reading “Closed Door, Open Calendar: The Focused Alternative to the Open Door Policy”

The Myth of Self-Motivation

Entrepreneurs are big believers in the elusive white unicorn: that self-motivated employee that can tackle each task perfectly with minimal training or questions. But self-motivation isn’t magical–it’s mythical, and deceivingly unreliable. That’s why my small business slice helps you owners focus your energy on practical ways to motivate your employees. And you don’t even need … Continue reading “The Myth of Self-Motivation”