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3 Must-Haves to Achieve the Impossible

Written by Don Tinney on November 7, 2019

In the past several years, I have been regularly impressed by leadership teams that have achieved “big” things. 

At the front end looking forward, it was logical for each team, based upon their history, to conclude, "There's no way we’ll do this."

So what made the difference? How did these teams of ordinary people succeed?

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How To Stop Being a Problem-Plagued Company

Written by Ken DeWitt on October 31, 2019

Two workers in the Operations Department of a company were working one Friday evening to push out a late delivery. One saw a problem about to happen and said to the other, “Look at that!  We can’t ship this out. This order is not correct.”

“You’re right,” said the other, “But neither one of us can fix it. Nobody can fix it until Monday. The boss told us to get this shipment out tonight, and we’ll get yelled at if we don’t. Remember what he did the last time something like this happened?”

So out the order went, and in came an angry customer complaint two days later when the order was delivered. And then out went a chunk of the profits from the order because it cost the company three times as much to fix the error than it would have to get it right the first time.

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Five Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

Written by Julia Langkraehr on October 7, 2019

As a business owner, two of your most important assets are your employees and your leadership team. Here are five common mistakes that business owners make when building their team. 

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You Don’t Need Agreement, You Need Commitment

Written by Jim Coyle on September 26, 2019

Many of my clients talk about the struggle they’re having with getting agreement on their team. They say things like “my team is just not on the same page” or “I need to build consensus with my staff.” When I hear this, my answer is always the same: you don’t need agreement, you need commitment. Here’s what I mean…

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Are You Still Making Any of the Eight Mistakes?

Written by Gino Wickman on September 23, 2019

As you may know, I’m writing a new book to help entrepreneurs-in-the-making get a huge jump-start on taking their entrepreneurial leap. It’s called Entrepreneurial Leap: Do You Have What It Takes to Become an Entrepreneur? and comes out on October 15.

While writing the book, I had an a-ha moment that may help you. In one of the chapters, I teach future entrepreneurs how to avoid the eight mistakes that most entrepreneurs make during the start-up phase of their businesses.

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