Launching Your Business: How To Organize Your Operation

Strategy Driven

But if you have always wanted to run your own business, and you love the idea of making it work, then you have to jump in with both feet (or head first!). If your mind still isn’t convinced and you feel held back, then you may want to focus on organizing your way there.

Mindful Mondays: How to Optimize Your Operating Rhythm

Next Level Blog

From the department of real life experience, here''s a quick post on how to optimize your operating rhythm. As I work on a new book while maintaining a pretty full plate of work with clients, I''ve found that tuning into my operating rhythm is vital to getting anything done.

Operation Getting More Value In Business

Strategy Driven

However, you mustn’t forget to ensure that your spending generates the best results too. Making your capital work harder will lift a great weight from your shoulders while also enabling you to pass some of the savings onto your clients. Here’s all you need to know.

How to K.I.S.S. Lousy Operational Meetings Goodbye

Leadership Freak

People who do the work can’t wait for meetings to end. agenda to run meetings real people love to attend. #1. Corporate teams love meetings. Use a K.I.S.S. Keep: What do we need… Continue reading → Leading Meetings and agendas Meetings

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

CORPORATE INNOVATION CULTURES Is there a best way for companies to innovate successfully? of Management, to analyze five years of. to generate and evaluate business ideas. to idea selection – is measurable, we were. able to conduct a detailed analysis of.

Value of Evaluating Business Operational Performance

Strategy Driven

Does your organization need to improve its performance to remain competitive? Do you have a process to continuously identify the most value-adding improvement initiatives that will keep you ahead of the competition at a cost you can afford?

How to Build Trust with Your Employees

Great Leadership By Dan

It’s a critical lesson we can all absorb through his experience: Communication is key to any good relationship. Here are three ways to do it. Create, publish and stick to a monthly or quarterly schedule of communication, so employees know what to expect, and when to expect it.

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Complimentary Resource – Operational Risk Management

Strategy Driven

Operational Risk Management. Without a consistent way to manage people, assets, and process safety, companies are more susceptible to risks that drive up costs and can cause serious incidents. You must proactively manage and reduce operational risk, but it requires discipline.

What is Your Company’s Human Operating System?

N2Growth Blog

You’d be able to tell me what it does and why it’s important. But, if I asked you how. The answers on “ how ” a business does what it does lies in its unique combination of systems that governs how it executes its mission. I like to call this collection of systems the organization’s “ Human Operating System.” Here are the key parts of every Human Operating System: 1.

How to Relocate Your Office

Strategy Driven

Moving house is stressful enough, but if you need to relocate your office, multiply the stress levels several times as there are so many more things to think about. You’re going to be moving big and bulky office furniture, electronics and IT, paperwork and plenty of other things.

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Complimentary Resource – Maintaining Continuity of Operations with.

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Operating Out of Greatness

Lead from Within

Listen to Podcast. As founder and CEO of Lead From Within, her proprietary leadership program is engineered to be a catalyst for leaders who want to enhance performance and make a meaningful difference in their companies, their lives, and the world.

How To Leverage The 7 Universal Laws

Lead Change Blog

Great leaders do, and they also understand how to leverage these laws to create maximum impact. The seven universal laws show us how energy operates on a daily basis in our lives. Energy is constantly changing form from one state to another, which means that nothing is as it seems. This means, as leaders, we are constantly dealing with change; and it is not something to be feared but rather something to embrace.

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7 CEO Success Tips – How To Be A Better Leader

N2Growth Blog

Instead, it is a long drive across the entire country that requires a look at the roadmap to avoid the roadblocks while understanding the routes and the detours along the way, long before the drive begins. When leaders decide to take this journey, decisions will have to be made that will determine whether success, or a lack of it will be realized once the journey has begun. C odify your ‘way to play’ to get the job done. 4) WHEN do you plan to arrive?

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How to Hire & Manage Consultants

N2Growth Blog

While you might be lucky enough to survive in business with little or no advice from others, you will certainly not maximize your potential for success by doing so. If you don’t know what you’re trying to accomplish, how are you going to direct and manage an outside advisor.

Can Your Company’s Operations Cause a Black Swan Event?

Strategy Driven

According to Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Black Swan events are rare, catastrophic events that many retrospectively assert cold have been predicted and thus prevented. Could your company’s operational performance cause the next Black Swan tragedy? Click here to login.

How to Manage Your Individual Finances Efficiently

Strategy Driven

Each adult in this world has a personal financial world to manage and nurture as they move through life. Ideally, this world grows and develops at a steady and stable pace – but sometimes it’s difficult to manage, what with life’s many difficult obstacles.

How to Boost Your Profits

Strategy Driven

There are over 28 million small businesses nationwide, and a further 22 million that are solely operated. That’s a large number of businesses that contribute to the country’s economy. Failing to plan. Lack of profit is very different to lack of revenue.

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The Big Question: What does it takes to lead?

N2Growth Blog

He said a political pollster told him once that every great leader need to demonstrate three things: Motive. A leader who is motivated, passionate and spontaneous can use these attributes to build what all leaders need: trust, that bond that links followers to the individual and the cause.

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How To Run A More Successful Business

Strategy Driven

If you’re a business owner, then it’s likely you’re always trying to think of ways for how you can be and do better in your role. The following advice is going to help you focus on the right elements so you can run a more successful business.

How to Think Like a Futurist

Strategy Driven

Being a futurist means paying attention to new patterns or trends that are slowly percolating up through the market and/or society that have the potential to catch on in a major way. Organizations will also need to rethink their relationships with customers.

How to Start a Used Car Business

Strategy Driven

Or, at the very least, a desire to develop great business skills. It’s not even enough just to know everything about cars and their features; you also need to have a sound understanding of business finances, licensing and legal requirements in terms of permits and taxes.

Why Centralizing Files in Your Business is Crucial (and How to Do It)

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How To Avoid A Big and Demoralizing Leadership Fail (Unless You Are A Vulcan)

Terry Starbucker

How many times have we heard these words in a workplace? “We’re That is, the expectation that a leader’s knowledge can simply be transferred to others without the benefit of much verbal and written communication – kind of like Mr. Spock doing a bunch of Vulcan mind melds.

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How to Lead a Redneck

Lead Change Blog

It has been a pejorative term used to characterize poor, white, ignorant, rural, bigoted folks who were usually missing teeth and lived largely south of the Mason Dixie line. If heaven ain’t a lot like Dixie, I don’t want to go,” sang Hank Jr., So, how many rednecks work for you?

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How To Build a Leadership Credo

Let's Grow Leaders

Too many leaders run through their days without taking time to consider how and why they lead as they do. Pressures, grooming, and politics all create counter-pressures to authenticity. Articulating what you value, helps you to stay true to what you believe.

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How to Overcome Business Challenges

Strategy Driven

It is how they manage the problems that will determine their success or failure in their industry. To ensure you successfully handle every problem, simply read the following advice on how to overcome business challenges. Listen to Your Gut.

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How to be Decisive: 9 Ways to Make a Decision You Won’t Regret

RapidStart Leadership

How can you be decisive if you don’t know what decision to make? Yogi Berra once said, “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” ” That sounds like good advice, but how do you decide which fork to take? Click To Tweet.

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How to Start Your First Manufacturing Business

Strategy Driven

Not only is it a big financial commitment, but you will need to make sure you hire the right people and embark on the best processes, which will help you to create as many products as possible to increase your revenue. Setting up a new manufacturing business is no easy feat.

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How to Prepare Your Business For the Unexpected

Strategy Driven

Every small business that succeeds does so at least in part as a result of the strategies employed by its owner in a bid to fulfil their personal vision of the future, but few such owners spend any time working on plans to help them deal with unexpected emergencies.

How To Create A Productive Office

Strategy Driven

Sometimes it’s hard to stay focused when you’re at work, especially if you’re inside a stifling office space on a warm day. Once you’ve got a good idea of what needs changing, and you’ve assessed the suggestions, you can then get to work.

How to Improve Your Organization’s Culture Through Employee Connections

Michael Lee Stallard

Article Published by Forbes I believe it’s wise for leaders to develop their organizational culture by being intentional about strengthening the bonds of connection and trust among leaders and employees. In my experience, needs are met as people become more connected to their colleagues.

How to Improve Clinic Productivity

Strategy Driven

Many people try to increase the profit margin of their practice by cutting services, increasing costs or hoping to sell supplemental products and services to generate more money. Here are a few tips on how to improve clinic productivity.

Video Book Club – Beach Read Edition: Operation Mincemeat

Next Level Blog

Operation Mincemeat is a true story that reads like a novel. It’s the World War II story of how some ingenious British intelligence officers came up with a complicated and macabre plan to trick the Germans into moving their defenses away from the intended location of an Allied invasion.

How to Avoid the 5 Career Derailers

Leading Blog

The careers of one-half to two-thirds of managers and leaders will derail. “At Blissfully unaware of how negative perceptions were shaped, he was stunned when called into his boss’s office, and told he was “unpromotable” because he was obstinate,” “resistant,” and “insubordinate.”.

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How to Start a Team Building Events Company

Strategy Driven

While most business owners are aware of the fact that their employees play a huge part in the company’s overall success, it has really only been in the past decade or so that business owners have come to appreciate that to its fullest. Remember Any Business Takes Time to Grow.

How to Successfully Manage Your Business’s Fleet

Strategy Driven

If your business has a fleet of vehicles , it’s vital to manage them properly. These are valuable resources and your staff probably rely on them on a day to day basis. Your fleet of vehicles has to be cared for properly and monitored to ensure they’re being used in the right way. If you’re currently struggling to manage your fleet effectively and efficiently, read on and learn about how you can manage it successfully.

Dimension, Time, Cost Operator: Seeing Problems Differently

Mike Cardus

I have written about DTC Operator before here and here. Innovation Tool: DTC Operator from Michael Cardus. It allows people to work in extremes and through those extremes they see possibilities that felt silly or just wrong before.

How to Make Your Money Grow in Business

Strategy Driven

Making money as an entrepreneur has so much to do with your ability to identify opportunities and make the most of them. In light of this, you should always be thinking about how you can grow beyond where you are and ultimately increase your reach and income further.

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How to Lead from Possibilities

Leading Blog

Problems are always with us, but we don’t want to lead from problems. Cramer has created a 3-step process for reframing what we see, say and do so that we operate more from a positive outlook than a negative one. She has taken those principles and applied them specifically to leaders and leadership. She writes: Asset-based thinking (ABT) means to look at yourself and the world through the eyes of what is working, what strengths are present, and what the potentials are.

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How To Monetize Your Free Content Online

Strategy Driven

It’s interesting to see just how free content is being given online, in exchange to build communities and potential exposure. There are reasons as to why this is. Why allow people to steal your show when you could provide it for them on an upfront scale?

How to Start a Successful Retail Business

Strategy Driven

The retail industry is the practice of selling goods to the public for their direct use, not for resale. There are several important steps to starting a successful retail business, and all are equally important. It is critical to know the type of retail business that you are starting.

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How To Improve Customer Satisfaction

Strategy Driven

One area of your business you should pay special attention to and make more of an effort is your customers. After all, they’re the ones handing over their money to help keep your business afloat so never underestimate their importance. Your company will begin to thrive once you can ultimately improve your overall customer satisfaction scores. When clients are happy, then the entire business will experience less mayhem, and your employees start to like their jobs better.

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