Maximizing Team Ownership: Key Strategies for Effective Collaboration

In today's fast-paced world, effective collaboration is the key to success for any team. Teams that work together seamlessly can achieve their goals faster and more efficiently than those who struggle with communication and ownership. But how can you maximize your team's ownership and create an environment of true collaboration? In this blog post, I’ll explore some key strategies that will help you build a strong sense of ownership within your team and foster effective collaboration like never before! 

This blog post is in partnership with my dear friend Shane Hipps. Shane is a performance coach to CEOs and Fortune 50 leaders. For more than 20 years, he has served leaders from some of the biggest and best-known organizations in the world, including Apple, Amazon, Samsung, Target, the CIA, the US Army, and the US Airforce.

As a multi #1 best-selling author of 5 books and speaker who shared the stage with luminaries like Simon Sinek, John Maxwell, and Jim Collins,...

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The Importance of Vulnerability in Business

In a world where "strong" and "independent" are buzzwords, showing vulnerability isn't always seen as an admirable trait. But what if I told you that embracing vulnerability in business could actually make your company stronger? It's true! Being vulnerable allows for authenticity, connection, and growth – all of which are crucial components of success in today's marketplace. In this post, I’ll explore the importance of vulnerability in business and how it can enhance everything from client relationships to team dynamics. Get ready to shatter those walls and let some much-needed authenticity in! 

Vulnerability is often seen as a sign of weakness, but when it comes to business, embracing vulnerability can be your greatest strength. This doesn't mean that you have to share every aspect of your life with clients or colleagues – in fact, certain topics should remain private. Rather, embracing vulnerability involves creating an atmosphere of trust within the...

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Build Your Entrepreneurial Confidence

Building your entrepreneurial confidence takes time, effort, and a commitment to learning. Confidence isn't something that happens overnight. It's an ongoing process of building trust in yourself as a business leader. Confidence is essential for entrepreneurs because it provides the strength and resilience needed to take risks, make decisions, and stay focused on achieving goals.

My dear friend Bridgitte Mallinson is the perfect example of someone who had leveraged unwavering self-confidence to become a successful entrepreneur. Bridgitte is a Functional Dietitian, entrepreneur, and business mentor. When I think of women who have gone against the traditional business model to create one that works for them, Bridgitte is top of mind. Why? Because her entrepreneurship journey started when she realized she had a lot to offer. 

According to Bridgitte, confidence isn't only about knowing your strengths—it's also about recognizing and embracing areas of improvement....

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The Importance of Good Leadership: Growing Businesses and Creating Spaces for Employees to Shine

Leadership is defined as the ability to inspire, motivate and direct a group of people to work together toward a common goal. Good leadership is essential for any business to be successful and grow. It is the responsibility of leaders to create a positive working environment where employees can excel and reach their fullest potential. 

In my most recent podcast episode, I chatted with a very successful, very hard-working, and very selfless leader. Jess Glazer DeRose is a business mentor, investor, CEO, and entrepreneur. She founded Digital Business Evolution, a way to take your expertise and turn it into a scaleable, profitable online business. As a teacher turned 7-figure CEO, Jess has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to leadership and growing a team of leaders. 

In this blog post, we will explore the importance of good leadership and how it can be used to grow businesses and create spaces for employees to shine based on Jess’ leadership principles. 

What is...

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Are you LEADING or MANAGING your business?

leadership Jul 18, 2022

Are you LEADING or MANAGING your business?

Have you ever stopped to consider how you, the owner of your business, is contributing to the stagnant or slow growth in your business? 

A core differentiator I have seen in the businesses that scale vs. the businesses that stay stuck is that the owner of the business is constantly evolving and growing their skillset, leadership characteristics and surrounding themselves with high performance talent. 

This takes intentional action to uplevel yourself and let go of the control so you can create space to operate at the highest level.

So what is the difference between managing and leading your business? 

Here is a simple breakdown of the difference in behaviors when it comes to a manager vs. a leader.

Manager = staying close to the day to day operations, needing to understand all the details about every decision being made, is a planner and organizer in the day to day tasks. Your team “works” for you.

Leader =...

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