What Is Your Company “The Best” At?

When people talk about “marketing,” they often get focused on one aspect, such as “branding.” However, marketing is so much more than that. There are literally more than a hundred different aspects of marketing and specialists in each. So it’s not just about the branding, … Read more

Living Your Culture

This week I led a webinar for HR That Works called “How to Create an Intentional Culture,” (based on Chapter 2 of Putting Together the Entrepreneurial Puzzle). We did polling questions throughout the webinar with some interesting results. According to this group of HR professionals: … Read more

Time to Call it a Day?

Succession, or exiting your business is one of the most difficult decisions you’ll ever make. So how do you know when the time is right? It’s likely not going to be when you think so one strategy is to always be ready for the conversation. … Read more

You Might Be An Entrepreneur If…

I saw something the other day that talked about the differences between a situational entrepreneur and a “true” entrepreneur. They defined a true entrepreneur as one who built something that grew into a large publically traded entity.  I would venture to say that there are … Read more

Leadership Myths Debunked

Last week, the Wall Street Journal had a section devoted to HR with several good articles, but one in particular caught my attention – “The Inner Workings of the Executive Brain.” The author explained that much of what we believe about how good managers “think” … Read more