In June, two of my staff members attended the World Domination Summit (WDS) in Portland, Oregon. This summit is best described as a summer camp for entrepreneurs and creative thinkers mixed with TED talks and dinosaurs. I asked my staff members if there was anything they wanted to share about what they experienced there. Avery,
What are the qualities of a good leader? As the leader of your business, how you show up sets the tone for the rest of your team. It also affects customers’ perception of your business. It is a lot of responsibility. Becoming aware of your own assumptions, values, principles, strengths and limitations that you bring
It’s not easy being the boss. At the end of the day, the responsibility for your company’s results rests on your shoulders and it can be a heavy burden. A common challenge for small business owners is not being aware of their leadership style and the impact this has on the entire organization. A simple
On March 10th, 2022, I attended the Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards with my team. Systems Business Coach® was nominated alongside 74 other individuals and businesses. Here I saw many brilliant examples of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, as well as in our local schools and community. That night we were honoured to win
It’s no secret that entrepreneurs wear many hats. Especially when you are first starting out, and sometimes even until retirement, small business owners have a lot to do. It is no wonder so many businesses fail: there is so much to know and apply to be successful in business. What’s most important to focus on?
You may think of a theme as something saved for parties or English essays. Did you know it’s also an effective tool for leading your small business? A theme is a simple thing. It’s a recurring idea that shows up in all your business goals. When you identify your theme, it acts as a guide.
Do all your best ideas live in your head? Perhaps you know exactly how you want your business to look, and the type of lifestyle you want to have as a business owner… yet these goals never seem to come to fruition. “I wish my business could be…” can turn into “I can’t believe my
What are core values? Why are they so important for your business? When you align your values with your company you’l positive changes such as: An increase in customer volume and loyalty. More productivity and inspiration from your employees. More joy and prosperity for you, the business owner. Sound too good to be true? It’s
Small business owners need to be masters of time management because there’s so much to do on any given day. I’ve seen small business owners push themselves to the limits to meet these demands. And instead of being invigorated by their achievements, they feel burnt out. If that’s you, you can try some of the
Do you trust your team? Or are you biting your nails waiting for a call when you are out of the office? If you are, you may have fallen into a trust trap! These are patterns small business owners fall into that could affect the performance of their team. So how can you build trust