Have you ever treaded water for lengthy period of time? At first, it’s easy to maintain that movement; but at some point, your muscles start cramping and treading the water becomes more difficult. Everyone knows you can only tread water for so long before you either move or sink. So, when we look at our
Your business sucks… How does that make you feel? Probably upset, maybe a little defensive. But what if it’s the truth? Many entrepreneurs generate new ideas as if it were a bodily function. As you have likely seen, not all ideas result in a multimillion dollar venture. Some of those ideas will fail to even bring a penny in!
Habits are powerful. They save time, create efficiency and allow our brains to focus on more complex tasks. They can emerge without our consciousness, or be deliberately designed. Some habits have the power to start a chain reaction, changing other habits as they move through the organization. These are called keystone habits and they are
Every now and then, I come across a quote about leadership that really speaks to me. As a result, I put together a list of 20 of our favorite quotes about leadership. After you check them out, leave a comment with any of your favorites I forgot to mention. Check out the following leadership quotes…
On Saturday, May 16th, former US Secretary of State and four-star Army general Colin Powell delivered the commencement address at Rice University. His topic was one that is near and dear to our hearts; leadership. Here are some of our favorite pieces of advice he had for the class of 2015 about how to learn to
Check out the following 5 ways a CFO adds value and how they can take their role to the next level – gaining more respect, increasing salary, etc. Ways a CFO Adds Value 1. The CFO Enables the Company to Grow Faster CFO responsibilities include the following: Formulating and implementing financial strategies Managing the company’s
Many of us struggle with the notion of networking. We know we should do it, but how do you fit it in with everything else going on? Given that the benefits of networking are often not seen until months or years later, it’s easy to put it at the bottom of the “to-do” list. Networking
In the United States, we live in a melting pot of diversity. Since diversity is present in American society, you would probably expect it to be prevalent in most workplaces. Unfortunately, as a society we often look at diversity as a disadvantage instead of an opportunity to help us succeed. Interpersonal conflict caused by diversity
Fiscal vs Monetary Policy What is Fiscal Policy? Fiscal policy is essentially how the government decides to collect and spend money to impact the economy. This is studied in Macroeconomics to better understand the relationship between the economy and governmental influence. The study of fiscal policy is useful in speculating the reaction to changes in
Effective leaders must not only have a vision that inspires others, but must be able to execute this vision successfully to ensure that it becomes a reality. But, how do you ensure successful execution in today’s rapidly changing and dynamic business world? Through focused and intentional leadership development. Leadership Action Plan Consider the following leadership
This past Friday, more than 400 people gathered at the Hilton Post Oak for the HBJ CFO of the Year awards luncheon to recognize excellence in Houston-area financial leadership. Winners from each of the 10 categories were chosen from a pool of 60 nominees. They were then narrowed down to a field of 29 finalists.
See Also: Company Life Cycle Pricing Strategies Marking to Market Benchmarking Capitalization Market Positioning Definition What is market position? In marketing and business strategy, market position refers to the consumer’s perception of a brand or product in relation to competing brands or products. Market positioning refers to the process of establishing the image or identity