How to Get Employees to Accept Change

It’s one thing for you as the business owner to declare that a change is necessary.  It’s another thing entirely to get your team on board.  How to get employees to accept change? If your people are unable to adapt, your progress grinds to halt. If your company is... Read »

Overcoming Negative Meetings

Do you have trouble overcoming negative meetings when you run the meeting? Do the meetings you run often go down the “Negative Meeting Rabbit Hole? Are your employees great at pointing out why ideas and suggestions won’t work? Are you frustrated, hesitant to run any... Read »

How Business Owners Can Build Good Habits

The most successful entrepreneurs all say they build good habits. Would you say you have good habits? For example, we coach business owners to ‘eat the frog’ – do the task you dread the most first thing of the day. If you don’t? You’ll spend the rest of the day doing... Read »

Handling Mistakes: Creating a Culture of Courage

“Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts”. Nikki Giovanni, American Poet, Writer, and Activist  You’re the boss and you’ve made a mistake—   You misspoke   You quoted a statistic incorrectly   You told someone how to fix a problem, it... Read »

14 Practical Ways to Improve Your EQ

If you’ve ever… Been told you hurt an employee’s feelings Barked out a directive in the heat of a busy moment Declared a mandate based on your discovery of an error Been so overwhelmed that you snapped at a team member   …you’ve probably failed to use your good... Read »

Create a Thankfulness Culture in Your Small Business

Business owners are human and humans tend to look for things that are going wrong instead of looking for things that are going right. One study found that 74% of people would consider finding a new job today because of lack of recognition? That’s 3 out of 4 people—a... Read »