Tag Archives: Leadership Development

  • 03
  • Sep
Building Successful and Long-Lasting Teams, Part 1

Building Successful and Long-Lasting Teams, Part 1

Building companies requires the know-how to build long-lasting teams. It requires knowing how to maneuver a large group of people at the right place and time. Successful teams should be built to last, and today I am giving you the first three ways to ensure your team is long-lasting. First, be aware of how you work. Leaders must be aware of their leadership style and management techniques. Be willing to evaluate yourself and find where you can improve. Make sure to hold yourself accountable to modify your approach if necessary. Leaders must lead from a position of strength and respect. Second, get to know your team. You must make the time to get to know your team and encourage companionship. Figure out their strengths and weaknesses, as well as the greatest assets each team member brings to the group. Leaders must invest time towards understanding how their team is motivated and inspired. Third, define roles and responsibilities. Each team member must have a specific role that is clearly understood by all. The team roles are interconnected to one another, and success is dependent on the group as a whole. Team members must also be team players and fit perfectly into the workplace culture. Stay tuned for the next post, where you will discover the last three ways to build successful teams ready to last a lifetime.

  • 12
  • Sep
Separate Your Business from the Rest

Separate Your Business from the Rest

In The Art of War, Sun Tzu wrote, “If you know both yourself and your enemy, you can win numerous battles without jeopardy.” While business competition isn’t equivalent to war, this quote holds true for any business person looking to separate their company from the rest.

When separating your company from the rest, it’s important to understand what your business is all about as well as understanding your clientele. By knowing your client’s needs, you can assist them more effectively, which will leave a good impression on your clients.

Now, what about other businesses? Being knowledgeable about your competition is the first step in setting yourself apart. Once you have adequate knowledge about these companies, market your business by expressing what is unique about it. What is different? Price? Quality? Find the answers to these questions, and then build on those unique qualities of your company.

How do you separate your business from the rest?