The holidays can be a busy time of year. There are so many “extra” duties on our plates that it can be a bit overwhelming.… Read More »Pause………..and Celebrate!!! by Cindy Stradling CSP, CPC
We all go through difficult times, and often when we’re experiencing these difficulties, we can’t possibly imagine how any good could come from them. However,… Read More »The Lessons of Adversity by Cindy Stradling CSP, CPC
Many business owners could take a lesson from athletes. Training teaches them a lot beyond physical strength and endurance. The best athletes internalize lessons about… Read More »What Olympians and Athletes Know About Resilience by Cindy Stradling CSP, CPC
Ambitious people often spend a great deal of time working on improving their areas of weakness. This is a noble endeavor, and will help you to improve your skills and become a better leader. But, don’t make the mistake of spending so much time trying to improve in areas where you struggle that you forget to make the most of the areas where you shine. Leveraging the strengths you already possess is just as important as improving areas where you are not as adept. Here are some unique ways that leveraging your strengths can help you and your business.
One primary sign of a good business leader is the willingness to take action when needed. Too often, problems languish due to a hesitation to make a definitive move forward. However, in addition to being willing to make a decision and take action, it is just as important for a leader to take the appropriate action at the time. Here are some tips to ensuring the action you’re about to take is the appropriate one.
Decision making can often be stressful for anyone. We are often concerned that we may not take all the facts into consideration or may not have the correct perspective on the issue at hand. One tip to help you ensure you make the best decision possible is to be certain you have asked all the right questions. Asking the right questions helps ensure you are best prepared to make the decision at hand. Here are some ways to ensure you’ve asked all the right questions before moving forward on an issue.