Category: Leadership

7 Ways to Improve Your Cash Flow

Smart small business owners have a pulse on how much money is coming in and going out of their companies each month. They know that a business goes bankrupt when it runs out of cash to pay its creditors on time, which is why you need to manage your cash flow carefully.

How to Recruit and Retain the Best People

More than half of businesses across the nation report a talent shortage, which means employees are calling the shots. Failure to treat your people well and recognize them for a job well done causes attrition – and it costs a lot of money for your business.

How to Teach Your Team Customer Service

Poor customer service can spell disaster for your business. It’s important that all people on your team know their roles in creating a great customer service experience. Here are 5 ways a coach can help you when teaching customer service to your team.

How to Pick the Right Sales Training Program

Training your team to know (and even enjoy) the sales process is an essential part of growing your business. But before you pick a sales training program, it’s critical to know your numbers and recognize areas of weakness in your sales process.

Your Words: A Window into Your Mindset

The words that you use are a window into your mindset and can have cascading effects on your team and workplace culture.

How to Avoid the Peter Principle in Your Business

Promoting someone to their ‘level of incompetence,’ known as the Peter Principle, is way too common in organizations. These ‘last promotions’ are damaging to the business and damaging to the individual. So how do you avoid making this common mistake?

Business Owners Speak Out: Spotlighting Solon’s Businesses

Here’s a collection of interviews from local business owners with amazing insights into today’s challenges.

Multitasking: Why It Doesn’t Work & What to Do Instead

The ability to accomplish multiple tasks at once is a fallacy – a misconception. Multitasking can have serious consequences on your mind and its ability to focus. ActionCOACH’s Rick Phelps offers an alternative way to be productive.

5 Ways Your Mind Can Be an Asset or Liability

Are your beliefs, biases, questions, words, and inner narratives helping you or hurting you? Being aware of your mind’s inner workings will help you be more productive in your business and life.