Managing people may be the hardest part of a small business owner’s job. Here are some tips to make it smoother.
It’s about the ability to lead, to find solutions to problems, be flexible in the face of competing demands.
Is your self-talk holding back your ability to innovate?
First put forward by JB Harvey in the mid-70’s, the Abilene Paradow says that a group of people can end up taking a course of action that none of them individually wants to take.
Here are 5 traits that you will have had to get your business off the ground that may hold you back as you grow.
Do you really “get” emotional intelligence?
If you are expending your energy in ways that are not moving you forward on your desired path you are wasting it.
There is a better way but, for some people, it challenges the very principles of being business like.
Why is it so hard to learn from our mistakes and why do we see so many people making the same mistake twice?
Do you get stressed by complaining customers? Do your employees get stressed when handling complaints?
Emotional Intelligence is simply the ability to look over your shoulder and to understand what is going on in the wake you leave behind you.
Remember that few people start out feeling comfortable when speaking in front of an audience and that avoiding a situation only makes it worse.
The people who need it the most tend to recognise it the least.
I’m talking about the multi-billion dollar industry that persuades you to cut the chains to your J.O.B. and run your own business.
The vision for your business should go beyond comparing yourself to your competition, comparing yourself will often limit your vision.
SWOT Analysis: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats