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The Power of a Growth Mindset

growth mindsetHave you ever thought about the power and impact of a growth mindset?

Our mindsets have a tremendous influence on us as well as those around us.

The growth mindset sees the world differently than a mindset that does not want to venture beyond the stats quo. Growth wants improvement and change. The status quo mindset just wants to keep their world the same.

We have the power to choose our mindset and, in turn, much of what happens in our lives.

Here are a few reasons why you may want to consider a growth mindset: Read more

Five Ways to Win Customers

businessAre you challenged to win more customers in today’s market?

All of us are challenged to win new customers in today’s marketplace.

As we look at different ideas to win new customers, here are a few ways that we can utilize to win customers.

These are “back to the basics” in terms of winning new customers. Sometimes we forget to execute the fundamentals and make business more complex than we need to make it.

I believe in keeping things simple and in that way I would advocate we consider going back to the basics. If you believe the fundamentals are important, here are some sure-fire ways to win customers for your business:

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Innovate with These Five Ideas

innovateDo you ever wonder how other people come up with great ideas to innovate their businesses, their jobs or their lives?

Sometimes these ideas occur haphazardly and we have an awakening.

However, there are ways we can be more proactive to create ideas that can change our businesses, our jobs and our lives.

Last week I covered a few ideas.

Here are several others that can be utilized to innovate: Read more

For Long-term Success, Focus on Culture

cultureHave you ever observed a company whose success has occurred over a long period of time?

Chances are it has a great culture.

The long-term success of a business has more to do with the culture than anything else so if I am a leader, culture must be one of my highest priorities.

Merriam Webster defines culture as “the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution or organization.”

Examples include: How people are appreciated, do we celebrate success, are we honest in our dealings with others, do we respect people, do we hold people accountable, etc.

Culture is primarily the responsibility of the CEO as the Chief Culture Officer, but every leader and manager is responsible for living out the company’s vision, mission and values if we are to propagate the desired culture.

Even our team of people on the front line can hold each other accountable for living out the why and what of the company.

Here are some ideas on how we can create and sustain the culture we want in our companies: Read more

The Seven Forces of Business Mastery

businessThe most successful businesses — and the leaders at their helm — are constantly evolving, improving, and adding value to remain relevant to their industries and the customers they serve.

In a recent interview with Entrepreneur, business coach and author Tony Robbins shares his insights into the seven forces of business mastery all successful businesses possess — and the lessons for budding entrepreneurs.

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