Category: Management

July 2021, Management

Decision Making Without the Guesswork

Many business leaders use two general approaches when faced with making a decision. The first is the proverbial “gut feel,” that sixth sense or inner voice that provides deep insights while you stare out over the void of indecision. Not quite a mysterious energy field that binds the galaxy together, but their annual convention is not far away. This approach may also be called “bold” and “decisive” — implying decisions…

Smart Strategies, Management

No time? Are you deciding or delegating?

What could you accomplish if your staff was not focused on completing tasks, but on delivering outcomes for your company? — Mike Michalowicz, "Clockwork" If you’re a business owner, team leader or manager, then you’ve likely had the experience of going through a full day and not getting anything done. Possibly because you’re easily distracted (it happens – squirrel!!!), but more likely the problem is that every time you started to focus…

Management

Smart management: Let the gig economy work for your business

We used to say the way of the future was freelancing. That’s no longer the case -- the future is here now. We’re in the middle of an industrial revolution. No longer are people clamoring for full-time jobs. Now they want to be their own bosses or “solopreneurs.” The face of the workforce is rapidly changing. More than 30 percent of the U.S. population currently freelances full- or part-time. By…