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25 Oct Company Vision Statements: Defining Your Strategic Direction

Posted at 14:51:30 by Chris Hallberg

What is a Company Vision Statement?

There are many different definitions for a company vision statement, but they all lead to the same outcome. The business dictionary defines a vision statement as “an aspirational description of what an organization would like to accomplish in the mid- or long-term future. It is intended to serve as a clear guide for choosing current and future courses of action.”

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13 Oct Business Coaching Advice: The Importance of Building Systems

Posted at 14:21:07 by Chris Hallberg

In every organization, there needs to be order. This comes from having effective systems in place that will keep things running smoothly. Learning the process for building business systems is key in the development of your organization.

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20 Sep 5 Signs that You Have a Toxic Organizational Culture

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

Everyone likes to think that their office is highly effective. But, in a place where employees do not feel safe and valued, you are not going to get the sort of feedback and innovation that makes a company a winner. How confident are you about your company culture? Here are several common signs of a toxic organizational culture:

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02 Sep How to Develop Your Company’s Future Leaders

Posted at 09:38:34 by Chris Hallberg

Every organization should have a strategic plan in place that recognizes talent and implement plans to retain it. Knowing how to develop your company’s future leaders is a crucial part of the overall success. But how do you begin to develop those leaders?

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24 Aug 5 Signs that You’ve Found the Right Business Coach

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

A great business coach can do a lot of good for your organization. They can turn around an ailing or low performing company, help a thriving company grow, and provide help in areas such as production, teambuilding, and employee morale.

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10 Aug 7 Daily Habits of Successful Business Leaders

Posted at 10:30:00 by Chris Hallberg

Success is not a matter of luck or a happy accident that happens to some people but not others. If you study the daily habits of successful business leaders, you will find that this group has many qualities in common. To cultivate success in your life, consider incorporating these habits of effective leaders into your daily life:

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15 Jul 5 Signs that You Have a Great Company Culture

Posted at 13:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

You probably spend most of your waking hours at your workplace, but if that workplace is negative, it creates a toxic environment and a place you won't enjoy being, while also harming overall productivity of the team. However, if that workplace is positive and full of integrity, your vision and the vision of all those involved will soar and your workplace will become an enviable place to be while you watch the company grow and flourish.

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Topics: Business Advice, Business Tools

29 Jun 4 Signs that Your Small Business Needs a Business Coach

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

There’s no question that a small business coach can help a company grow and get on track with organizational goals. They can help any business get better, but when it is in critical condition, a business coach can be a life saver. Even if you don’t realize that your business may be in trouble, a small business consultant can identify potential problems before they become big problems. Do you need a small business coach? If you are dealing with any of these issues your situation might be approaching critical – and the answer would be a resounding yes.

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Topics: Business Advice, Business Coaching

14 Jun 3 Ways that Business Coaches Boost Employee Retention

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

Employee retention is a significant problem in businesses, regardless of whether they are small, mid-sized, or large. Across the board, employee turnover is costly and can bring production to a grinding halt. Almost 78 percent (4 out of 5) leaders in business consider employee retention to be important and even urgent. With approximately a third of new hires quitting by around the six-month mark, these business leaders have good cause to be concerned.

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Topics: Business Coaching

19 May 10 Ways to Know You Have the Right Person on Your Leadership Team

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

Chances are you've heard the saying, "You are only as strong as your weakest link" quite a few times. While this proverb is certainly a rather trite phrase, it is also very true, especially when it comes to your leadership team. No matter how uncomfortable or unpleasant it might be, it is necessary to evaluate every person in your leadership team to ensure everyone is contributing both the quality and quantity necessary. If you're not sure how to determine if you have the right people on your leadership team, here are ten tips that will help you do just that. After all…I’ve heard it before, maybe you have too; EVERY company is just one leadership team away from extinction.

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Topics: Business Advice, EOS, Business Tools, Business Coaching