Categories Archive: Leadership

  • To Fire or Not To Fire

    I just had a call with a prospect and one thing that cames up, which I get asked over and over and over again, especially in one-on-one because nobody wants to share this stuff when it’s not one-on-one, is, “Do I need to fire someone on my team?” Right? And it’s a tough decision and… View Article

  • Are You The Best Student?

    Are you the best student? Most of the millionaires I interviewed weren’t great students to tell you the truth. There is a story after story after story about getting Cs and Ds because they couldn’t pay attention but that’s not what I’m talking about right now. What I’m talking about is, are you the best… View Article

  • A Day In The Life Of An Entrepreneur

    Have you ever seen that meme, a day in the life of an entrepreneur? And it’s like, oh, I’m excited. Oh, wait, no, I was wrong. I suck. O wait, no, things are working. I think it’s going well. Oh, wait, no, I was wrong again. Oh my gosh, I’m going to go bankrupt. Right…. View Article

  • Design Dates

    In business, you probably have Q1, Q2, Q3, your goals are probably pretty gosh darn solid. At least most of us are, because we are really paying attention to that. The thing that I found that’s very interesting though, is the personal side. Even though we’re overachievers in business, the personal side can sort of… View Article

  • You Look Like You Don’t Know The Answer!

    What do you do when you don’t know the answer to a question? Well, I’ve been going on a lot of podcasts recently and I’m being interviewed. So, I need to know what I’m saying. Funny thing is, whether I’m coaching, whether I’m there, I don’t know everything. I know I know a lot of… View Article

  • Employee Performance Plan

    Do you have an employee performance plan? Now, what this means is you have employees. Ideally, we want to be able to help those employees the best humanly possible. Whether that means working them out of their current job or role because they’re not necessarily good in that specific role, or helping them get better… View Article

  • The Problem Always Stems From This!

    The problem always stems from this. I was actually interviewing Mike McDermott from Freshbooks the other day and he quoted an amazing quote. It says, “No matter what the problem is. It’s always a people problem.” And that’s actually by Gerald Weinberg’s writing. What he meant by that is not like fire your team. He… View Article

  • How To Train Your Team Without You!

    One quick tip on training your team without you, right? One of the things that we don’t do well enough as owners is to train our team. We’re like, ah, figure it out yourself. Well, one resource that I want to give you that can actually do an advanced sort of level, in a previous… View Article

  • One Tip To Help You Take A Month Off

    Wanna take off over a month in your business? Well, I was chatting with a client just the other day. He’s gonna be having a baby. He wants to take at least two weeks off but it hasn’t been preplanned really enough so that’s what we were doing. We were going through the list of… View Article

  • What’s Your Love Language?

    What’s one quick way to become a better leader, like that. I highly recommend knowing more about your employees. Specifically, how they receive “love,” right? How they actually perceive what you’re doing, what you think for them. I highly recommend a book, it’s called The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman. It doesn’t mean that… View Article