I want to propose three principles and a simple yet powerful hiring model that will dramatically increase your hiring process’s effectiveness and reduce the time you spend hiring.
Today, I'm going to show you the right way to jump-start the transformation you want as you execute and implement your offsite decisions and rally the company around your cause.
Day two of your executive offsite is where the rubber meets the road and where discussion transforms into action! You’ll pick up right where you left off in day one, with goals. As the day progresses, you and your team will get increasingly precise until you've boiled those goals down to the specific, actionable tasks that you can assign to your team members.
From day one, this step-by-step agenda will give you and your team an opportunity to reflect on past successes and challenges and cast a vision for the company so powerful and enduring that it will outlast everyone in the room.
Over the last ten years, I've learned more ways not to hold an executive offsite meeting than I'd like to admit. In this series, I've taken the lessons I've learned from each of those failures and put together the perfect offsite plan so you and your team can create the perfect strategy to grow your organization!
If you look close enough you will find a lack of critical optimism at the root of just about every problem you are facing as a business leader. However, despite its importance, critical optimism is incredibly rare. In this article, I’ll show you what it is and how you can embed it in your company culture.
The only point of having a meeting is to make great decisions and take action on those decisions. If you find yourself constantly having meetings but failing to follow through and take action, in this article you’ll find three simple steps to eliminate the problem permanently.
In a rapidly growing business, there is so much to accomplish every single day. The last thing you want to do is waste time in unproductive meetings. Many well-meaning leaders, feeling the pressure to produce, discover that skipping out on team meetings or canceling them all together is an easy way to buy back some much-needed time. But what does it cost you?
The #1 reason founders (who want to take their business into Predictable Success) never make it there has nothing to do with the value of their product, the size of their market, or their capacity as a leader. In this article I’ll show you exactly what it is.
I want to share with you one of the most powerful principles I learned as a leader. Like many truths, there is no black and white, no simple fix, but there are timeless principles that can guide you through the challenges we all face working together with others.
The principle is this: Working together requires humility and honesty.
Though spikes and disruptions will hit and the future is far from clear, many businesses would benefit from taking a step back to reassess not only their long-term goals but also the process by which we establish those goals. This is one of those areas that, if was as leaders are not intentional, we could end up suffering from a side-effect of COVID-19 for a very long time: a heightened emphasis on urgency.