Avoiding the Hidden Tax of Voluntary Employee Turnover

Partners of professional service firms take note. If a competitor or stragetic buyer offered to purchase your business today, what do you think it would be worth?  Now assume that 100% of your employees were to resign tomorrow. What would your company be worth by the end of the week?  Yep…. Not much at all;…

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How to Increase Team Effectiveness

There is a palpable magic which happens when employes have fun taking ownership over deliberately improving their contributions to your company. The formula looks like this: #Winning! = Skill Building + Team Buiding and successful businesses consistently work to improve their score.  How does your company rank on this measure?  How can it improve? Here’s…

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When it Comes to Effective Team Building No One Knows Better Than Your Employees

When was the last time you asked your employees how they can develop into becoming a more effective team?  Competing in the game of business is a team sport and highly engaged employees want to play on a winning team.  They usually have great ideas about how to get better! Are you listening? More importantly,…

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Are personal freedoms expanding or eroding?

July 3rd, 2017 is the 3rd day of a long weekend, which will culminate tomorrow on Independence Day by family gatherings, parades and firework displays.  Much has changed since July 3, 1776. This morning, I was inspired to re-read the Declaration of Independence and revisit a document that declared the thirteen American colonies free of…

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What Happens When S*1t Hits the Fan

Consistently winning in the game of business requires the ability to play solid offense and defense.  It’s fun to play offense; which shows up when companies can attract and serve new clients, hire and develop awesome employees, re-invest profits in the business, etc. On the other hand, is your leadership team ready to effectively play…

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Tranforming Vision into Reality

Eight years ago, our 10-year-old daughter boldly shared with Carrie and me that while attending high school, she was going to enroll in a program called Running Start to get an Associate Degree in Business.  After both graduations, she envisioned studying abroad in Europe. In the past 10 days, Cara graduated from high school and…

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How to Build a Fun Profitable and Rewarding Business

Competing in the game business should be fun, profitable and rewarding.  Winning is a lot more fun than losing and while quantifying or qualifying what winning looks like is largely subjective, you can immediately apply a simple principle to improve business results immediately with less effort. Measuring the Smile to Frown Ratio One way to…

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When Tomorrow is Too Late

Procrastination is a disease that afflicts most people. When running a business or simply living your life, you must act before tomorrow is too late.  The stakes never seem very high or timing not so imminent until one day they are. When it comes to your business, what are you putting off for another day?…

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Earl Bell – Onward Nation podcast w/Stephen Woessner

Episode 307: How to build a SUPER TEAM of employees Secret – timesaving technique Earl takes a look at his daily and weekly calendar at the end of every night — get the top 2-3 things done that you need to get done every day. ONWARD! Daily habit that contributes to success Be disciplined and…

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Earl Bell – Book Marketing Mentors Podcast w/Susan Friedmann

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