Maggie Kimberl — March 29, 2019 — March 29, 2019 Only half of American small businesses survive the first five years, and only a quarter make more than $ 1 million in sales. Many small business owner find themselves busily running around, attempting to act as accountant, sales rep, and social media manager, in addition … Continue reading Delegation: A Skill That Pays You Back
Brian Basilico — March 15, 2019 Follow @bbasilico — March 15, 2019 I’ve been in business for over 40 years, and over the last 18, 20 years I’ve been working in marketing other companies to their perfect clients. One of the first questions I ask them is, “Who is your perfect audience?” Now, I get … Continue reading Are You Asking Yourself… What is the Reason I Am Doing This?
Arik Hanson — March 13, 2019 — March 13, 2019 If there’s one thing I learned from my years on the corporate side (and in my years since working with larger corporate clients) it’s this: Managing up is everything. I’ve seen many people who are/were talented strategists and writers passed up for promotions because they … Continue reading How to “Manage Up”: 5 Tips I’ve Learned Over 20+ Years
Mile Živkovic — March 12, 2019 — March 12, 2019 People don’t quit jobs – they quit bosses. You’ve probably heard this one a few times. You’ve also probably left a job or two because the manager was impossible to bear, even though the work was fulfilling, challenging and paid well. Great managers make people … Continue reading 5 Actionable Ways to Become a Better Manager
Vartika Kashyap — February 23, 2019 Follow @https://twitter.com/kashyapvartika — February 23, 2019 “I feel I am a control freak boss who is micromanaging her team. I am afraid I will lose the superstars I have hired.” Priya is not the only smart leader to suffer from micromanagement. There is a little micromanager in all of … Continue reading 5 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Stop Pulling Out Micromanagement as a Jackknife
What’s the hold up with using RCS to send rich media messages and host group chats across all mobile devices and networks right out of the box? Well, a lot actually. Henry Cazalet on February 14, 2019 Rich Communication Services messaging has been widely anticipated as a replacement to the clunky and outdated text message … Continue reading 5 hurdles RCS messaging has to overcome for universal adoption
Jeanne Hardy — January 18, 2019 Follow @creativebizinc — January 18, 2019 mohamed_hassan / Pixabay As an entrepreneur, many of us have built our businesses following the mantra: “If you want it done right, do it yourself.” While this mentality is typically effective in the beginning stages of building a business, it can actually be … Continue reading Mastering Management: How to Delegate Successfully and Manage Your Managers
Ed Muzio — December 23, 2018 Follow @edmuzio — December 23, 2018 TeroVesalainen / Pixabay Stepping out the door, you glance across the parking lot in the general direction of your car. A quick check of the time shows 2:27 p.m. You need to be on the road by 2:30 to reach your destination on … Continue reading Is Management Making Your Organization Dumber?
Rick Goodman — December 21, 2018 Follow @DrRickGoodman — December 21, 2018 Free-Photos / Pixabay You’re probably familiar with the top-down management approach, even if you don’t know it by that name. Basically, this is the school of thought that tells us leadership begins at the top of the organization, with the CEO and other … Continue reading Moving Beyond Top-Down Management
Dave Schoenbeck — December 20, 2018 Follow @daveschoenbeck — December 20, 2018 Have you ever felt like you hate your boss? Anyone who’s worked more than one job in their lifetime can say they’ve had some horrible bosses at some point. When you think about what made you hate your boss, chances are some pretty … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Workers Hate Their Boss