Don’t Let These Workplace Conflict Resolution Myths Derail Your Business

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Conflicts in the workplace are inevitable.  We spend 35% (or more) of our waking hours with our coworkers, and at least some of those hours are stressful ones, so it makes sense that there will be the occasional disagreement, misunderstanding or cumulative frustrations that bubble over.  Managers are generally the first line of defense in dealing with these issues, but most of them lack the conflict resolution skills necessary to do so effectively.  If that sounds uncomfortably familiar, don’t worry … Read More

Breathe Easy: 3 Transformational Tips to Reduce Stress at Work

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It’s no secret that stress can be incredibly damaging to your health and wellbeing, and yet, few of us take proactive steps to reduce stress at work (which inevitably impacts our personal lives, too).  In a world that’s faster paced and more connected than ever before, it’s no surprise that an increasing number of professionals are struggling to balance demanding job responsibilities, hectic schedules and constantly evolving technologies.  It’s also no surprise that it’s taking a toll on individual health … Read More

How to Be a Better Leader – Say Goodbye to These 3 Management Habits

There’s no denying that there’s been a change, an evolution, in the business world – especially when it comes to the relationship between an organization and its employees.  As employees’ needs, values and expectations shift, employers are increasingly recognizing that they must adapt to the modern workforce if they’re going to attract and retain top-quality employees.  One element of that adaptation is welcoming opportunities to help each manager be a better leader. Why Leadership Styles & Management Habits Matter We … Read More

Uncover Lost Profits in 6 Steps – The Power of Strategic Business Units

We’d all probably agree that diversifying your company’s product lines or service offerings is a good idea, but there’s also a risk that accompanies multi-product/multi-service business models.  It can be become incredibly challenging to maintain a clear view of what’s working (or not) when it comes to individual products/services, so it becomes harder to make well-informed, targeted decisions.  That’s where Strategic Business Units come into play. The concept of Strategic Business Units (SBUs) centers around the idea that each product … Read More

Profit Potential: Assessing The 4 Categories of Products & Services

If you’re like most business leaders, you want to maximize the profitability of your products and/or services.  But you also likely recognize that success means managing your time and resources effectively.  Before launching a new sales strategy or marketing campaign, it’s important to first look at the profit potential of each of your products/services – empowering you to make the best decisions possible for allocating your resources. The 4 Categories of Products and Services Step back and think about your … Read More

Achieve Your Goals Faster with the Guaranteed Success Formula

There’s no doubt that, at some point in your professional journey, someone has stressed the importance of setting goals – and rightfully so.  Well-crafted goals are essential for getting you from where you are today to where you want to be in the future.  However, if you’re like most of us, you can probably point to multiple times where you set some goals but lost track of them in the weeks that followed.  It’s time to shift your mentality from … Read More

KWINK Analysis: How Top Business Leaders Leverage Zero Base Thinking

Have you ever wondered what ‘success secrets’ today’s top business leaders have learned that the rest of us haven’t?  If you are like most of us, it can feel as though they are able to accomplish more with their 24 hours than we’re able to – but we can’t figure out why.  The (not-so) secret?  They put a great deal of work into developing their time management strategies, including zero base thinking. Zero Base Thinking & Letting Go of the … Read More

The 3 Closing Techniques Your Sales Team Needs to Know

All too often, sales directors and executives consider the importance of developing an effective sales strategy over developing the skills of their sales team.  While, of course, a sales strategy is integral to sales success, it’s meaningless unless you also have a team who can implement it.  From prospecting to overcoming objections to closing techniques, sales skills are learned and honed over time. When approaching the final stages of the sales process, it’s common for anxiety to build inside the … Read More

A Mission Statement: Your ‘North Star’ for Navigating Success

Do you feel like your business is lacking direction?  Are you finding it challenging to inspire loyalty and commitment from your employees?  Does your team understand what your company does and what it stands for?  Do you? A mission statement provides the guidance and direction necessary to achieve ultimate success while instilling a sense of meaning and purpose throughout your organization – aligning the everyday work with the bigger picture.  To put it another way, if your strategic plan is … Read More

Simplify Employee Reviews: 6 Steps for Effectively Tracking Performance

Despite the growing push towards using on-going coaching conversations to promote a more engaged workforce, annual or semi-annual employee reviews continue to be a key tool for many organizations who aren’t ready to make the transition.  Preparation for this formal process often feels tedious, and both managers and employees often find the resulting discussion to be uncomfortable.  But it doesn’t have to be! Most often, preparing for employee reviews feels tedious because most of us don’t have a record of … Read More

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