Ask a room of 100 successful executives what the most important business question is, and you will get close to 100 different answers. However, you will find that you can boil those responses down to just four one-word questions. "Why?", "What?", "How?", and "Who?" These questions seem relatively straightforward until you recognize that you have a bias toward one or two of these questions.
For many business owners, Fun is as far as they would like to go. They earn more than ever have before, and they have the freedom to do what they love. Why would you want to give that up?
The economy continues to climb business is booming. But it's got executives everywhere scratching their heads.There is a nearly universal pressure to find new talent. Whether it is the "Great Resignation" affecting the upper levels of organizations at an unprecedented rate or the Millennial shock and other trials affecting even entry-level positions, I'm almost certain you are struggling to hire right now.
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?