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6 Ideas to Form Bonds with Your Employees

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / June 20, 2019

As a CEO, you’re at least partially responsible for directing, inspiring, and leading a team of employees. Most people take this as a cue to be as professional and distant as possible, setting a firm standard of stoic, duty-focused professionalism for others to follow. An impression of strength removes vulnerabilities and allows others to trust you, right? However, it’s often even more valuable to break down those walls…

Your Recipe for Business Success: Workplace Culture

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / November 27, 2014

Think of entrepreneurial success as a recipe: half cup of vision, half cup of profit resources, and a gallon of customer relationship building. But there’s one thing missing to these ingredients. For true long-term entrepreneurial success, you have to first turn to your workplace’s culture. It’s easy to forget the importance of building an engaging and collaborative work environment. With bottom lines to think about, business owners often…

Team Building Tips for Founders

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / April 9, 2014

  Founding a successful startup is a task that can easily overwhelm—unless the entrepreneur has built an excellent support team. Responsible Leadership Means Building a Solid Team If you think you can go-it-alone, you are sadly mistaken. The founder has more irons in the fire than cowboys at a round-up. Unless you have the support of a competent and trustworthy team, the trajectory of your enterprise will quickly…

Process Makes Perfect

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / February 27, 2014

If there’s anything I’ve learned while building an enterprise over the past two years, it’s that collaboration doesn’t magically happen as a result of adding people to a team. Collaboration comes from careful preparation and defined processes that foster teamwork. Before I get into the importance of developing processes as a leader, let me tell you a bit about how I came to this realization. I’m CEO of…

10 Leadership Styles That Build Better Teams

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 1, 2013

Leadership doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all definition. There are many different leadership styles in management and each plays an important role when it comes to building productive work teams. We can all identify leaders in our lives that stand out as visionaries, others as strategists, and still others as motivators or peacemakers. The list goes on and on. As is often the case in individual departments or in organizations…

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