How to Lower Your Small Business’s Operating Costs

Strategy Driven

Whether you’re looking to reopening or just need to cut down your current operating costs, there’s much a small business owner can do. Keeping your operating costs down is the number one thing any business can do to help ensure they can stay in the green and continue to grow.

Tips For Leading A Successful Business Operation

Eric Jacobson

Here are some good tips for leading a successful business operation from the handy booklet, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk , by Eric Harvey and Al Lucia : Involve your team in setting standards that are achievable but also require everyone to stretch their knowledge and skills. Have different employees read different trade and professional magazines and blogs. Make it easy via meetings and or within an Intranet forum/Blog area to share what everyone is learning and hearing.

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Top 30 Leadership Blogs 2010 | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

You’re undoubtedly thinking “who died and left Mike Myatt in charge of qualitatively assessing leadership blogs?&# In the text that follows I’ll share my logic, or as some will likely point out, my lack of logic in deciding which blogs to place on the list. I hope you enjoy the list, and that you’ll add these Top Leadership Blogs to your leadership reading list. Daniel Decker : Dan’s blog is always reliable and grounded.

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To Blog or Not to Blog?

N2Growth Blog

Posted on December 7th, 2010 by admin in Blogging & Social Media , Branding & Identity , Mediums & Markets , Miscellaneous , Operations & Strategy , Public Relations , Technology By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth I think you’d be shocked at how many people still struggle with the “to blog or not to blog&# dilemma. However the question remains, do the numbers in-and-of-themselves mean that blogging is right for everyone?

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Best Leadership Blogs 2010 | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Kevin Eikenberry ( @kevineikenberry ) opened-up voting for The Best Leadership Blogs of 2010 yesterday , and the N2growth blog was one of 11 blogs nominated for the award. The winner will be the blog receiving the most votes (One vote per email address), and you can vote by clicking on the link above. If you are a regular reader of this blog and feel it has added value to your growth and development as a leader I would greatly appreciate your vote.

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Workplace Gossip | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Share and Enjoy: View Comments [link] Tweets that mention Workplace Gossip | N2Growth Blog — Topsy.com [.] mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Facing Challenges | N2Growth Blog

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feedback_prompt { background-color: #E3E9C0; display: none; } 4 Tweets Facing Challenges | N2Growth Blog By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Regardless of where you are in your life and [.] of programs for women at large corporations such as Deloitte and Touc… 4 Tweets Facing Challenges | N2Growth Blog By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Regardless of where you are in your life and [.] mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo.

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Top 10 Leadership Blogs of 2018

Experience to Lead

Achieving operational excellence requires driving continuous improvement in all aspects of your organization but especially in leadership development. Whether you’re challenged by the need for a more innovative culture, managing disruption in your market or dynamics amongst your team, brushing up on [ ] The post Top 10 Leadership Blogs of 2018 appeared first on Experience to Lead.

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Family Matters | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Al Diaz I am on this post by accident lead here by another blog but WOW, talk about finding "GOLD." mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Leadership Basics | N2Growth Blog

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I realize you normally do not link blogs and often do not write a series of articles. mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Remembering 9/11 | N2Growth Blog

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I found this post over at Mike Myatt’s N2Growth blog and was inspired to join Mike and others to help keep the [.] mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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How To Lead A Successful Business Operation

Eric Jacobson

Here are some good tips for leading a successful business operation from the handy booklet, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk , by Eric Harvey and Al Lucia : Involve your team in setting standards that are achievable but also require everyone to stretch their knowledge and skills. Have different employees read different trade and professional magazines and blogs. Make it easy via meetings and or within an Intranet forum/Blog area to share what everyone is learning and hearing.

Game Changers | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

The churches I had previously worked with operated from the the philosophy this is church, and if people want it they will come. I look at incremental improvements as a necessary part of day-to-day operations, and a necessary component of keeping things current. mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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My Best Blogs of 2011

In the CEO Afterlife

I began blogging about leadership, strategy, marketing and life last February. Frankly, I wasn’t sure whether I could maintain the pace of one blog per week. But as the year closes, I realize that I’ve posted 54 blogs. So, with the help of WordPress analytics and content judgment, here’s my list of the top ’CEO Afterlife’ blogs of 2011. There has to be a break from day-to-day operations in the process.

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First Impressions | N2Growth Blog

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First time reader of your blog. mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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CEO Blog - Time Leadership

CEO Blog

CEO Blog - Time Leadership Friday, January 28, 2011 5 Leadership Styles that Work A guest post by Art Gould Recipes for Success: 5 Different Leadership Styles That All Work! For several years spanning a period of extraordinary growth, the company operated under an executive management group comprised of three individuals who shared responsibility. I call it CEO Blog - Time Leadership because of my keen interest in time.

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The Books My Blog Readers Are Reading

Joseph Lalonde

The post drew a lot of discussion, especially around the topic of what my blog readers were reading. Rebecca Jo Cannon recommended Lone Survivor:The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 by Marcus Luttrell. The post The Books My Blog Readers Are Reading appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. A few months ago I wrote a post detailing the 12 books I thought you should add to your reading list.

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Contingency Planning | N2Growth Blog

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display: none; } 3 Tweets Building a Great Team | Catalyst 2 Tweets Contingency Planning | N2Growth Blog By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth My experience with most executives and [.] mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

4 Ways To Lead A Successful Business Operation

Eric Jacobson

Here are some good tips for leading a successful business operation from the handy booklet, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk, by Eric Harvey and Al Lucia: Involve your team in setting standards that are achievable but also require everyone to stretch their knowledge and skills. Have different employees read different trade and professional magazines and blogs. Make it easy via meetings and or within an Intranet forum/Blog area to share what everyone is learning and hearing.

Vision and Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

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Toxic Work Environments | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Visit this… 2 Tweets Gossip in the Workplace | N2Growth Blog By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Gossip in the Workplace…At first blush the [.] mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

Love and Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

The act of operating in the truest best interest of others is the issue. mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Corporate Lifecycles; Dual Operating Systems – My 5 Takeaways from Accelerate (XLR8) by John Kotter

First Friday Book Synopsis

Randy''s blog entries I presented my synopsis of Accelerate yesterday at the First Friday Book Synopsis. Accelerate (XLR8): Building Strategic Ability for a Faster-Moving World by John Kotter?. Harvard Business Review Press, 2014). Here is a brief summary of what John Kotter says in his new book, Accelerate: Whatever is working well now is threatened now. The pace of […].

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Leadership and Opportunity | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Rarely will you come across a static opportunity in the sense that it will stand idle and wait for you to act…Significant opportunities are not only scarce, but they typically operate on the principal of diminishing returns. mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Why Businesses Fail | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Gut instincts can only take you so far in life, and anyone who operates outside of a sound decisioning framework will eventually fall prey to an act of oversight, misinformation, misunderstanding, manipulation, impulsivity or some other negative influencing factor. I'm reminded of a blog post I wrote last year about the decision making processes in a trivia contest! Great post and very insightful blog! mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo.

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Discipline & Leadership | N2Growth Blog

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Statesman vs. Politician | N2Growth Blog

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Success vs. Significance | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

I write about the importance of that purpose for one's success and satisfaction on my blog this month (www.empireofhope.com). mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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The Disconnected Leader | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

The harsh reality is that great numbers of leaders continue to operate in a vacuum by sequestering themselves away in the corner office and attempting to lead from afar. So the real question is this…how does a CEO get to the point of being so disconnected from operations that he or she just doesn’t have a clue? mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Humility and Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Online Degree 100 Blogs Posts That Will Make You a Better Leader 5 Tweets Humility and Leadership | N2Growth Blog By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth News Flash – the phrase humble leadership is [.] mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Leadership & Loyalty | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Sad but true…real talent won’t be attracted to, or remain engaged with leaders who operate on fear-based tactics. mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

Social Media Responsibility | N2Growth Blog

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Efficient vs. Effective | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

As you said in the blog, when we choose to invest in people we may not receive immediate results. mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

Confidence vs. Arrogance | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

to Mike Myatt for his blog “Confidence vs. Arrogance.” mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Loyalty vs. Tenure | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

These silos are staffed with legions of “tenured&# COBOL and C++ programmers, as well as &# tenured&# IT managers overseeing the operation. Ideas For Changing Your Leadership View from What’s Wrong to What’s Right: 3 Tweets Loyalty vs. Tenure | N2Growth Blog By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth After my last post Focus on Performance I [.] mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo.

Dealing with Conflict | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Closing gaps becomes much easier when you can position differences as non-adversarial and operate within a framework of trust. mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Vision vs. Mission | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Just like an algebraic formula, business also functions according to rules governing order of operations. When I said that Vision determines the strategy, I was operating from my own definition of vision (vision= purpose, picture and values). mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Social Media Influence | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

If you think you don’t have time to Tweet or Blog, the reality is that you don’t have time not to. Not a good move… Who you choose to follow on Twitter, which blogs you read and comment on, who you add as a friend to your Facebook account, or which invitations you accept on LinkedIn speaks volumes about what you’re attempting to accomplish online. link] mikemyatt Thanks Daniel…I'll stop by your blog later and look at your post as well.

Leadership Self Examination | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Just how much inspiration can I get from sharing this idea wit… 4 Tweets Leadership Self Examination | N2Growth Blog By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Looking to benchmark your leadership ability? Leaders who operate behind a veil of secrecy are only setting themselves up for a rude awakening. mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Disruptive Business Models | N2Growth Blog

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link] LEADERSHIP : Disruptive Business Models – N2Growth Blog « Tech4buziness – Eng [.] mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

Diversity & Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

This blog was recently nominated for Kevin Eikenberry’s Best Leadership Blogs of 2010 , and I noticed recently that Kevin was taking heat from the gender police for having only one woman on the list of nominees. link] mikemyatt I published my own list of top leadership blogs earlier this year. Race or gender have nothing to do with blogging ability. This isn't a gender issue, it's a blogging issue. And then I read another blog post.

Definition of Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

In today’s blog post I’ll attempt to paint the portrait of the perfect leader… So, what traits would my perfect leader possess? Share and Enjoy: View Comments [link] bosxs Thanks for this [link] CEO Success…It’s not Random | N2 Growth Blog [.] mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

Managing Board Relations | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

2 Tweets 5/6/10: Top Talent Development Posts this Week 2 Tweets Managing Board Relations | N2Growth Blog By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Over the years I've met more than a few CEOs [.] mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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