We've all heard the story before. A nearly mythical leader (often the founder) creates a phenomenally innovative organization. Following a meteoric rise, they pass the baton on to the next generation of leaders. But then, one day, we wake up and realize the organization is barely a shadow of its former self. What happened?
The only thing harder than achieving greatness is sustaining it. You have to simultaneously maintain what you've built while also moving on to something greater. It's easier said than done. Despite the challenge, in this article, you'll learn two key strategies to improve upon the success you've worked so hard to achieve.
Most corporate training is terrible, and one simple driver is responsible, but it's probably not what you think. In this article, you'll learn how to address this issue that is crippling your training and build a program with the power to transform your organization for years to come!
The mere mention of the phrase "corporate training" will send the bravest men and women running in the opposite direction. Most training programs are company killers. Yet, the path to building a brilliant organization that can stand the test of time requires that we build the training program that can make that enduring greatness possible. In this series, you'll learn exactly how you can do just that!
We spend a lot of time talking about hiring right now, but the truth of the matter is that we are missing the point. While hiring is undoubtedly a challenge, it is predominantly a symptom of a much bigger problem that haunts large and small organizations alike - employee retention.
In this article, you won't find a heavily refined, highly processed protocol for compliance. Instead, you will find a very human process designed to help you and your people achieve more than ever before.
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.
A common but wholly bewildering problem founders face is apathy among their employees. As a successful founder, I'd be willing to bet you are wired to drive forward. You probably don't have an off button (at least while you're awake). Employees can be a whole different story.
Does everyone in your company understand your common goals? Does everyone in your company agree with those goals? Does everyone in your company work effectively and efficiently toward achieving those goals? If not, you might be surprised how much it is costing you every day.
I'm going to share with you the five ways I learned to overcome the departmental silos that develop in virtually every single growing business. Each of these five strategies will help you build the cross-functionality that will allow the organization to work across functions and between silos, at all levels, in an organic, natural manner.
If you are a Founder or CEO of a $1M+ business, you've probably come to recognize how important your senior leadership team is to your success. You can't do it on your own. You can't make all the decisions or manage all the people. You need strong leaders who can share the load.