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Employee Retention Starts with Excellent Leadership

There’s a saying that says, “Employees don’t leave companies, they leave managers.” The best bosses know that investing in great people and keeping them in the company keeps morale up and profits high. Employee retention requires some forethought before the hiring process even begins, but a little extra work in the beginning pays major dividends ...

Planning for Life After Selling Your Business

There’s no way around it: Selling your business can be absolutely devastating. Unfortunately, it’s often a necessary and beneficial move for both you and the business. It’s not often enough that we, as business owners, discuss the emotional attachment that we have to our hard work. That’s why planning for life after selling your business ...

Want to Move Up? Start By Developing Strategic Planning Skills

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As you move up in your career, the cognitive abilities that you need to possess increase. Everything from your ability to handle conflict to your creativity will have to evolve along with the responsibilities you’re asked to take on. Strategic planning is one of the most invaluable skills that you can develop. It allows you ...
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Small Business Leadership Training: The Key to Success

Leading a small business requires much more than having your name on the paperwork as the owner. It’s an active role that requires furthering yourself through research, networking, and small business leadership training. Having a successful business means being a leader who is capable of delegating, negotiating, and making the tough decisions when necessary. Working with ...
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CFO Transition Checklist

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Professional Business Coach

Are you ready to take the plunge with a professional business coach? Taking the next step can be a big decision, but one that’s worth your time if you’re willing to put in the work. While a professional business coach can help you become a more creative, well-rounded manager, they’re not right for everyone. There are ...
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5 Categories of Leadership Objectives for Goal Setting

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  We’ve discussed quite often the necessity of setting clear goals for yourself and for your business. Without goals, it can feel like you’re constantly reacting to situations as they occur, without a clear path for where you’re going next. That’s why major publications, like Entrepreneur, commonly puts out articles about the importance of setting goals and doing ...
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Executive Advising Methodology: The Steps to Success

Just as an academic advisor at a college helps young professionals navigate the question of “where do I go from here?,” an executive advisor’s goal is to help executives find their footing as they take the next steps in their career. Whether you’ve just moved from a company or you’re ready to start your own ...

What Can a Business Coach Do For You?

Working with a business coach can change the way that you run your company. Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been doing this for years, everyone has something to learn from a professional coach. Find out more about what they have to offer: Set Goals One of the most valuable commodities that your business coach will ...