Demonstrate Dynamic Leadership

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How to Demonstrate Dynamic Leadership And Why You Should Establish a “Zero-Tolerance” for Bad Bosses in Your Business

In far too many businesses leadership has fallen by the wayside. The economy, rising costs, demanding customers, and fierce competition has caused most business owners and managers to have little, if any, time to think about their ability to lead. Rarely do they stop and think about how much more productive and profitable they could be if they stopped and paid more attention to this critical area of business.

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Managing Older Employees

Managing Older Employees

“I’m so much younger than the people I lead. How do I manage people who are do much older than me? Many don’t take me seriously. Some don’t say anything, but their attitude and non-verbal communication shows me how they feel.” [Read more…]

Five Things to Ditch in 2015

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1) Ditch the term “employee.” Progressive companies refer to their staff to as “business partners,” “colleagues,” “team members,” or “associates.”All of these infer a level of respect for the individual. Smart.

2) Ditch the term “customer satisfaction.” Satisfaction isn’t enough. Strive for higher levels of customer loyalty.

3) Ditch micro-managing. Instead, help, guide, approve, thank.

4) Ditch boring meetings. Maybe even ditch some of the meetings. How about a quick huddle?

5) Ditch the discussion of revenue and talk profitability to your “business partners.”

Avoid the Family Owned Business Blues

 

AVoid Family-owned business problemsManaging any business is tough, but running a family owned business is even tougher. Internal conflicts, family matters, business concerns, and ownership transition make running the business very complicated, and often emotionally charged. In fact, according to the Small Business Administration, only 33% of family owned businesses survive the transition from first generation ownership to the next generation.

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Business Growth-In the Long Road Ahead, Who Will Come Out as a Winner?

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Considering today’s challenging business climate, unstable  economic conditions, more cost-conscious customers, and ferocious competition, you can’t help but wonder: “In the long road ahead, who will come out as a winner? [Read more…]

Motivation – Why All Bosses Are Not Created Equal

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This article is one of Christine’s most popular articles. It has been published in American
Chamber Executives Association, ISSA Prochem UK, Prochem Australia, Construction
Financial Management Association and numerous trade publications worldwide. [Read more…]