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.
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.
Did you know there are different types of founders? Do you know what type you are? Did you know that there are different strategies for each type of founder? Where many founders get it wrong is they choose the wrong strategies simply because fail to recognize these differences.
Culture is what you communicate, celebrate, and compensate. Culture is not your cleverly word-smithed statement or aspirational values or wall art or a well paying corporate job for your local screen printer. It is not some credo crafted at an offsite convention. Culture is much less glamorous and much more relevant than that.
For a team to reach its maximum potential, for ideas to spread fully, for productivity to reach the next level, it needs Processor leadership. The question then, is how do we get these often shy, quiet, numbers people to blossom as the leaders that will take us to the next level?
In part 2 of our series 8 Practical Ways To Lead Your Team Through Every Crisis, I'm going to pick up where we left off and show you three ways you can use meetings to keep your team from fraying apart. If you take these steps, you'll not only keep your business alive, but you'll also activate and empower your team to do more than any of you thought possible.
You and your leadership team have been through a lot. You've almost certainly had some extreme challenges, some small wins, and a lot of hard work. But as you look to the horizon, you're realizing; this is far from over.