The Management Trap

Yes, it's important to hire. Yes, it's important to delegate. Yes, team makes all things possible. BUT there is something that many business owners aren't prepared for when they start hiring. The management trap. Let's first dig in and define what management is....

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A Team You Can Trust

I was having a conversation with a colleague recently and he said something that really hit home: "I know I need help Tina, but I just haven't been able to find anyone I can trust yet." Mmmmmm - I felt this one deeply, because I totally get it. Trust is the heart of...

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Accountability

Have you created a culture of accountability in your business? Or are you just assuming (hoping) people will 'get stuff done'? Every leader wants to have a team of folks who are accountable. Who take responsibility and get their stuff done correctly and on time. (This...

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Encouraging your team to make mistakes

"Say what? Why the heck would I want to encourage my team to make mistakes?" As I've been prepping for a new team leadership course that I'm working on (details coming soon) one of the things I've come to see is this: There are a lot of businesses out there that have...

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Boundaries

Boundaries have been a biggie for me the past couple of months. I've had to stand my ground on a few things. Have some really tough discussions. Hold people accountable to their agreements. Keeping it real... it's been tough. And empowering at the same time. The...

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Hard Decisions Made Easy

I had a GREAT conversation on The Process to Profit show w/Brittany Dixon. As entrepreneurs, there are 1,000’s of decisions we make everyday that determine the short-term and long-term success of our business. Sometimes, we get so wrapped up in how others think we...

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Making your team a profit center

There are 3 ways that your team can impact the bottom line in your business: They can BRING in money They can SAVE you money They can help you KEEP money It's this last one that I want to talk about today, as it often gets overlooked. When we think about our team...

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Don’t ask for free work during the hiring process

I’ve had a number of folks share with me recently that they are being asked to do free work or "submit projects" when applying for posted opportunities. I define free work as something done specifically for that business that takes a measurable amount of time (1-2...

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How Scalable is your Business?

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