| Business, Accountability, Conscious Coaching, small businesses, Value, competition, UMAMI, Industry
I can hear you say, “Huh? What is UMAMI?” The Google search definition describes it as “u·ma·mi” - “a category of taste in food (besides sweet, sour, salt, and bitter), corresponding to the flavor of glutamates, especially monosodium glutamate.” I enjoy the definition from Urban Dictionary; “A BS invented flavor that TV chefs pretend to be able to recognize, but can never define.”
| Priorities, Accountability, Vision, Goals, Strategy, Resolutions
With the New Year in full swing I thought it would be appropriate to discuss resolutions with you and why so many people fall off track with no motivation to continue after just a few months. I'll give you one hint... accountability! I have a friend who owns a popular gym franchise and he tells me his holiday season comes around every January/February… not November/December.
It was 2010, I was running a large mobile communication technology organization with over 500+ staff members in multinational offices in the US, Asia, and Europe. I knew I wanted more out of my corporate job than it could truly offer. The 2008 economic collapse turned the technology sector of corporate America upside down. Budget and staff cuts were ways of survival while increasingly more demand for better features and more products. It felt like at the executive level your primary role was
| Priorities, Accountability, Organization, Business Coach, Business Growth
Let’s face it - everyone struggles with procrastination, from high school students to top-level executives. Some procrastinate simply out of a lack of desire to work or a deep resentment towards deadlines. For others, putting things off until the last minute helps them work harder because they are motivated by the short amount of time left they have to accomplish a task. There are many reasons why people procrastinate but, whatever your reason is, it is important to work past the urge to put
| Business, Delegation, Time Management, Accountability, Business Coach
If your business is struggling, it is important to get back on track as soon as possible. Hiring a business coach to work with you and your employees will help resolve the problems quickly and strengthen your company overall. However, many people are hesitant to work with a business coach because of a variety of misconceptions.
| Time Management, Priorities, Accountability, Vision, Organization
Regardless of the industry, business owners today face constant struggles that often result from their failed processes and procedures. When it comes to growth and development, these struggles can hold one back from success that otherwise would be have been achieved. Identifying the issues within a company can make the difference between repairing weaknesses and succumbing to them. Luckily, there are common business-related problems you can be on the lookout for, regardless of what industry
| Proccesses, Time Management, Accountability, Employee Satisfaction
A top priority as a business owner should be maximizing the potential of your employees. Hostile work environments make for disgruntled workers who apply little effort and only accomplish the bare minimum. Take advantage of all your employees have to offer by implementing certain processes. A staff that feels engaged and satisfied represents quality management and gains the respect for your company through the eyes of your loyal clientele.