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Stop Drifting - Three Steps to Take Now to Navigate Your Business Through Turbulent Times

By Maureen Ennis on Jan 17, 2010 7:35:00 AM in business owner, plan, Leadership, SWOT, Vision

In fair weather and good markets, sometimes just drifting through the marketplace produces good results like new opportunities, revenue growth and profits.  You don't need me to tell you that in these times if you are not navigating your business...

Favorite Resources of the Week 11.13

By Maureen Ennis on Nov 13, 2009 11:37:00 AM in business owner, Leadership, business leader, learning, peer advisory boards

Here are some of my favorite resources of the week:

Are You Making Employee Feedback Count?

By Maureen Ennis on Nov 9, 2009 3:20:00 PM in HR, business owner, business leader, managing, transformation

One of the most important responsibilities for business leaders is giving employees the feedback they need so that they can develop, and having a practice of continuously making well grounded assessments of your employees so that you are leveraging...

Business Leaders: Do you know your personal SWOT?

By Maureen Ennis on Oct 17, 2009 11:01:00 AM in change, business owner, plan, business leader

To be successful in today's market and build competitive advantage for the future, business leaders need to leverage every asset they have.  This means business leaders must be aware of their own strengths, capabilities and passions, as well as the...

Why Learning is a Team Sport, and What You Need to do to Win

By Maureen Ennis on Sep 5, 2009 5:16:00 PM in collaboration, change, HR, business owner, plan, agility, business leader, learning, performance

Smart, effective leaders share a common trait:  the desire and ability to learn new things.  To be successful in the future, and build organizations that are able to respond to continuous change, learning is a performance essential. Business leaders...