Hi! I'm Dane Carlson, and welcome to the Business Opportunities Weblog. I've been publishing this website, by myself, and sometimes with the help of others for over twelve years now. You'll notice two things about this site right away:
Lastly, understand what it really takes to be a leader.
In the past we’ve talked about all kinds of management tools and leadership qualities, but this time, we’re going to cut right to the chase.
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In today’s economy we are all trying to strive for more; more profit, more customers, more everything.
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When you’re in a management position, especially if you’re new to that position, you often want to be so helpful and in tune with the rest of your team that you can actually make a few mistakes that end up pushing your team away from you or become counter productive.
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I’ve never been much of a manager myself.
Recognize lessons learned.
Measurement & ROI.
“Preventative measures should include keeping staff regularly, fully and honestly informed of planned changes through a range of tailored formal and informal communication such as e-mails and face-to-face meetings at various levels.”
Address the negatives.
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For most small businesses, the owner is the key person in the leadership role.