068: For Love of Team Foundations

 

 

Teams. Building a team. Managing a team. Delegating tasks or projects to a team member. Finding and hiring a team member. 

When you hear those words and phrases, what pops into your mind?

If you’re like most solopreneurs or entrepreneurs that have a small team, you probably struggle to get excited about having or...

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Yes, this is really my number

In my latest episode of the podcast, I recapped what For Love of Team is all about. I gave you all the reasons why building a team supports your mission and vision and what you need to stay laser focused on to make it happen.

You got all the details about how and when to simplify your business and how a team can support you when you do that. And...

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Why you need to ask and not

Who? Where? What? Why? When? and How?

The critical questions that need to be answered in almost every situation.

In our businesses, the WHERE is easy - Here!

And the WHEN is often easy too - Yesterday. Or ASAP. Or the deadline is tomorrow so we need to push through and get it done tonight.

But when it comes to the rest of the...

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067: The Bridge to Teamwork

 

 

For some the college experience is filled with parties and fun while for others it’s a grind of school work and studying. For me, it was an exciting opportunity to pave the way as the only male in an all-female freshman dorm! 

As the Head Resident the position wasn’t as much fun-and-games as it was leading,...

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A sweet KISS for your business

While you’ve heard it said Keep It Simple Stupid, it really should be Keep It Simplified (for) Success.

When you spend the time to pare down the unnecessary tasks, actions, and distractions, what’s necessary has space to speak and guide your business and your team.


There are four steps to Simplify your business and prepare for your...

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066: Simplify to Multiply

 

 

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.  --Hans Hofman.

In our noisy world, it’s all too easy to allow the unnecessary to gain control of our businesses and of our lives. But a big part of leadership is being self-aware and that awareness can help you see what is...

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065: Traits of the Level 3 Leader

 

 

You can’t help but be aware of the leadership, lack of leadership, and the leadership inconsistencies that we’ve seen recently here in America.  

Regardless of where you are on the political spectrum (or political awareness spectrum), the recent events have been part of everyone’s consciousness. 

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How to build your house safe from the shifting sands

You want to build your house upon a rock, not on shifting sands. 

No one would dispute that statement.

But when it comes to leadership, what does that actually look like?

When you are grounded in a firm conviction and have clarity on your mission and the values needed for maximum impact  -- you’ve created a foundation built on...

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064: Leaders Simplify Teamwork

 

 

Have you ever picked up an old business book from the shelves of a library or a used book store and tried to read it?

In the words of a famous ad, “You’ve come a long way, baby.” What we think of as effective management has changed over the years.

From the psychology of motivation to new technology and,...

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The surprising skill most business owners miss

Our vision for forward-thinking, intentional teams built with love starts with 3 pillars.

At the very core, they can be called out as:

Leaders

Simplify

Teamwork

Each pillar contains its own unique challenges at different phases of business and leadership growth.  

But it all comes back to you...the leader. What do you focus on? What do...

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