Evolving Business Blog
- Actualizing Your Really Big Dream
Recently, I saw the movie, A Million Miles Away, an inspiring story of Jose M. Hernandez, a former NASA astronaut. Since his early years, Hernández, together with his siblings, supported his migrant farmer parents in harvesting crops in the California fields. During his childhood, he occasionally had to forgo school and move around for The post Actualizing Your Really Big Dream appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- This Also Costs Nothing!
For somebody who said they don’t travel as much as they used to, I flew two weekends in a row. And, what a different experience this past weekend! It all started at the Atlanta airport… in the lady’s room, of all places! The attendant who was cleaning the bathroom greeted every single person who entered...Read More
- Scale to Succeed
To scale your business, the implementation of effective business management systems is critical. Failing to harness their power can expose your company to a host of challenges, including strained employee relations, customer service disruptions, and a tarnished brand reputation. When scaling your enterprise, ask yourself: 1. What Priority Areas Could Benefit From Automation? While you The post Scale to Succeed appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- It Costs Nothing!
I don’t travel as much as I did a few years ago to speak and for business. I am traveling more now for fun and because I enjoy it. It’s funny how a few people in a city can begin to give you an opinion about it as a whole. I spent last weekend in...Read More
- Decoding Human Wiring: Building Stronger Customer Relationships
In today’s world of business, a lot of the challenges we face come down to working with people. Specifically, the question arises: How can you effectively communicate with your clients or customers and meet their inherent communication needs? Human Wiring tells us how people are best engaged in decision making, why some people want lots The post Decoding Human Wiring: Building Stronger Customer Relationships appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- Business Is Like Sports
Labor Day has come and gone… Summer is coming to an end (and it’s been a hot one). College football started. Professional football will start this week. It’s US Open Tennis time. And the end of the Women’s National Basketball Association’s regular season. (I’m sure there are more… these are just the ones I follow...Read More
- Beyond Persuasion: The Leader’s Path to Authentic Engagement
Throughout your journey as a leader, you will find yourself selling concepts, initiatives, and visions. Whether you’re a seasoned leader or just stepping into a leadership role, the key to rallying others behind your cause lies in your grasp of the underlying principles that drive engagement. When my clients delve into the intricacies of human The post Beyond Persuasion: The Leader’s Path to Authentic Engagement appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- Are You Still Learning?
Do you learn something new every day? Do you read and observe in an attempt to pull a lesson out of every situation – good and those that are challenging as well? I’m constantly looking for lessons and things I can use in my business or share with clients and other business owners so they...Read More
- Unlocking Your Success: Harnessing the Power of Human Wiring in Business
After spending more than 30 years helping companies navigate change and scale, one big secret to success is understanding how people and systems connect. It often comes as a surprise to business leaders that our human wiring has a significant impact when it comes to leading change and reaching goals. Unfortunately, a lot of leaders The post Unlocking Your Success: Harnessing the Power of Human Wiring in Business appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- Bright Shiny Objects… And People!
Alex Hormozi… He and what he did on a webinar this past Saturday were the BSOS (Bright Shiny Object Syndrome) of the weekend! Wow! It was amazing to watch and read all that went on. Some had never heard of him before. Some were devout, long-time followers, and some became overnight fans! In case you...Read More
- A Special Day…
Do you have somebody who makes you feel special and loved? (Hopefully, you have more than one person.) I sure hope so! I’m grateful every single day to have my person! And, just when I thought this week couldn’t get any better, a new client sent me a birthday cake. Hand-delivered by the chef/owner/maker of...Read More
- A Day of Contrasts…
Have you ever had one of those days where you experienced the highest high and the lowest low all within a few hours of each other? Ever have one of those in your business? If you’ve been in business for any length of time you’ve experienced this… at least once. The question is what do...Read More
- Your Leadership Success is Not in The Doing
Renowned entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker, Jim Rohn often spoke of his mentor, Mr. Shoaff. He credits Shoaf who used ten simple words to forever shift Rohn’s thinking. What were those 10 simple words? “Success is something you attract by the person you become.” Rohn credits his mentor’s advice for changing his life and sparking The post Your Leadership Success is Not in The Doing appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- Business Systems… The Most Profitable Solutions!
Many businesses lack adequate systems to get things done efficiently and effectively in their businesses. Everything from how the phone is answered to processing refunds to running successful promotions and events can be systematized. Standards should be put in place, so everyone knows what is expected of them and their job position. Systemizing your business...Read More
- Increase Your Team Member’s Productivity 40% in 30 Days
“You’re getting in the way.” This was my observation after attentively listening to a CEO recount the events that occurred just before her usually good-natured assistant shouted at her. The CEO was completely confused as to why her assistant had a blown up at her. As we broke down the series of interruptions, the CEO The post Increase Your Team Member’s Productivity 40% in 30 Days appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
Are you a control freak? Come on… Admit it! Most entrepreneurs are! It’s what got you to a certain level of success. And it’s what will hold you back from achieving other, bigger levels of success if you don’t give it up. Think about it… How much do you really control anyway? Control what matters,...Read More
- Navigating Your Company’s Culture Conundrum: Who (or What) Determines The Path to Success?
Research suggests that the culture within a company plays a crucial role in determining its success or failure. However, the question arises: who is responsible for defining the company culture when it is unclear? The answer lies with both existing employees and new hires, as they collectively shape the culture through their behaviors and interactions. The post Navigating Your Company’s Culture Conundrum: Who (or What) Determines The Path to Success? appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- Who’s Imitating You?
They say imitation is the highest and most sincere form of flattery. (Ever wonder who they are? I do… all the time… lol) When I say imitation, I don’t mean copying or plagiarizing – that’s just wrong, no matter how you look at it. I was blessed to have spent the weekend with my favorite...Read More
- The Power of Tailored Communication
When it comes to introducing new products, delivering services, or launching a new business line, it’s important to remember that research shows change initiatives have a failure rate ranging from 50 to 70 percent. One significant factor contributing to this high failure rate is the manner in which these changes are communicated. Effective communication can The post The Power of Tailored Communication appeared first on Excellerate Associates.
- From Dream to Reality: Fulfilling on Your Desire to Write Your Book
We all have stories to share, wisdom to impart, or ideas that can ignite minds. You may have caught yourself saying, “I’ve always wanted to write a book.” However, those nagging internal voices might have convinced you that it’s an unattainable dream, that no one would care about your viewpoint, or that you simply lack The post From Dream to Reality: Fulfilling on Your Desire to Write Your Book appeared first on Excellerate Associates.