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What a Great Idea! Or is it?

What a Great Idea! Or is it?

I often speak with people who are contemplating starting a business or are thinking of expanding their existing business. In many cases, as I listen to their reasoning, their logic is spot on. But, as you might imagine, sometimes just the opposite is true. As a serial...
Unproductive Leadership – Final Thoughts

Unproductive Leadership – Final Thoughts

Wrapping up my observations about unproductive leadership styles, let me now address overachievers. For those falling into this category, you have a deep need for achievement…at any cost! Growth becomes your total focus. This is not necessarily bad unless there’s no...
More Unproductive Leadership Behaviors – Part II

More Unproductive Leadership Behaviors – Part II

As I wrote in my last posting, there are many factors that can impact a leadership style and have a negative impact on the leader, the business itself, including partners and employees. Self-awareness is key to making changes for the better. To continue, here are...
Unproductive Leadership Behaviors

Unproductive Leadership Behaviors

As a coach, I speak with and evaluate leaders in a vast array of businesses. Some are extremely successful but choose to work with me for several reasons, usually both personal and business related. Others are typically seeking improvement; to move themselves and...
What’s Your Level of Stress?

What’s Your Level of Stress?

I read an interesting article in The Philadelphia Inquirer. It was written by Gene Marks, a CPA and owner of the Marks Group, a technology and financial management consulting firm in suburban Philadelphia. Gene rightly stated that small-business owners are, especially...