Growing up with my dad was like entrepreneurial school. He taught me that I had the opportunity to shape my own future by applying myself to something I loved. I just needed to look for the right opportunity. That first opportunity, at age 11, was selling boxes of all-occasion cards. Honestly, it was a bust. […]
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You’re approaching the final quarter of the year. It’s the home stretch. You still have big goals to achieve, but some unexpected obstacles have popped up and your team is feeling fatigued. You want to finish with a bang, but is that even possible? How do you rally your people and equip them to perform […]
You know you need to make a plan for the company’s next year, but you feel a familiar sense of dread. Every year, it results in a giant, convoluted binder that is inevitably pushed to the back of the shelf three months in. How do you plan more strategically, so you end up with something […]
You have an opportunity to go into business with your family. You’re excited, but you’re also concerned. Will it be weird? Will there by power struggles? How will your coworkers see things? How will this affect your personal relationships?
You’ve made it to the leadership role you’re in by being an idea person, but you have new responsibilities and can’t be the only one doing that now. You need to scale and develop a team full of idea people. But how do you do that? What can you do to nurture and encourage a […]
You are meticulous about preparation. You make all the lists and plan all the details, but sometimes things happen that are outside of your control. It’s disorienting and confusing. What are you supposed to do then? How do you recover and keep going?