How To Manage Risk in Your Business

 

"The biggest risk is not taking any risk...In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks."

– Mark Zuckerberg

When it comes to dealing with risk management in your business, it’s easy to view the problem as something to immediately solve. We tend to take on the approach of...

What Can Be Learned from Major Tech Companies

“I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.”

- Bill Gates

As we move further into the digital age, technology companies are increasingly dominating the market. The likes of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft have cemented themselves at the top of the market, being valued a...

What A Perspective Shift Could Do for Your Company

“To change ourselves effectively, we first had to change our perceptions.”

- Stephen R Covey

For many businesses, especially longer running companies, it can be easy to stick to simply “what works,” and refuse to be forward thinking and open for change. But this sort of stagnation can be detrimental to you and your business, especiall...

How to Get the Attention Your Business Deserves

“Marketing is no longer about the stuff you make, but about the stories you tell.”

- Seth Godin, Marketer and Author

For many leaders, establishing a potentially profitable product or service is only the first step in maintaining a successful business. No matter how solid your service may be, if you are not able to reach a sufficient numb...

What’s Stopping You from Innovating?

“Unless you stay focused on innovation, you can be disintermediated.”

- Ruth Porat, CFO of Google parent company, Alphabet

If you think about it, almost every business starts with innovation. Your product, service, or organization was created with the intention to carve a new space in the market, cultivate a new idea, and/or provide someth...

Are you the Best Leader You Can Be for Your Company?

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.”

- John C. Maxwell

Even great leaders have room for improvement and understanding this may be the key to unlock your fullest potential as a leader for your company. Find people to provide you with many avenues to discover and tackle areas of improvement; it is important ...

How to Foster the Culture You Want

“A company’s culture is the foundation for future innovation. An entrepreneur's job is to build the foundation.”

- Brian Chesky, Co-founder and CEO of Airbnb

Though general business success is on the minds of most people, it is becoming more and more obvious that a winning internal company culture can be a key factor in the retention of

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Finding Great Employees is Easier Than You Think

“You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world…but it requires people to make the dream a reality.”

- Walt Disney

For many companies, hiring can be a difficult process. Finding people who are qualified is one thing but finding someone who is a perfect fit for your business is another. And in the modern wo...

There Is Only One of You, So How Do You Do Everything?

“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.”

-Thomas Merton

It has been said that, in some way, the individual is more important than the company. Even with that known, it’s easy to forget about the importance of the individual from time to time, especially when your company is experiencing s...

Understanding Your True Value

"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."

-Colin Powell

Knowing your worth as a company or business is essential in more ways than one. It is of course necessary in deciding the direction and future plans of your business. With accurate evaluation of your assets, personnel, and gen...