I will be presenting at the Business Fundamentals Bootcamp, Friday, April 29, 2016, at Bentley College in Waltham, MA! This event’s theme is “Taking your Business to the Next Level.” I plan to work with business owners and leaders to discover the dramatic positive impact effective delegation can have on their individual and their team’s productivity and … Read more I Will Be Presenting at the Business Fundamentals Bootcamp 4/29/16 at Bentley College in Waltham, MA!
Effective performance management is critical to any organization and it’s success. Before we “jump in,’ let’s be clear about what “performance management” is. Every “result” is the output of an “activity” or “activities.” These “activities” may be a sequenced set, or process. But it is still simple “input – output.” This relationship between key activities … Read more 10 Questions to Ignite Your Performance Management
We all hear it and maybe even say it. “Our people are our most valuable asset.” It’s cliché and true. But many who know it or say it do not realize, or maximize that value. The statistics reveal a huge problem, and opportunity. A 2015 Gallup Poll indicates only 32.9% of the US workforce are … Read more 4 Steps to Unleash the Power of Your People
The most common issue I hear about when talking with professional and creative service business owners is profitability. I cannot recall one owner not wanting or needing to increase profitability. And it is understandable, because for professional and creative service businesses monetizing knowledge and creativity, it is the single most important financial result that determines … Read more 3 Steps to Mastering Project Profitability
As entrepreneurs, it’s critically important that we have entrepreneurial aptitude. But as we build an organization, we must make sure our first hires do too. The highest priority is their common understanding and commitment to the mission, vision, and values. But beyond that, there are other key characteristics of the ideal “entrepreneurial” employee. Here’s a … Read more Do Your Employees Have the Right “Entrepreneurial Stuff?” Be Sure They Do.
You just don’t have the time. It’s easier and quicker for you to do it rather than taking the time to delegate it to someone else to do. You can do it in 15 minutes – but it will surely take longer to properly hand-off and oversee someone else to do it. It’s a perspective … Read more Effective Delegation Delivers Desired Results