As an entrepreneur, strategic thinking outside the box will always take you further than the business owner who follows a tried-and-true path. We’re not suggesting trying out different just to be different, but a much more thoughtful approach.
If you’re an entrepreneur, one of the most dangerous misconceptions you can hold is that retirement is a good thing.
For a restaurateur, their chosen industry can be the best of worlds or the worst of worlds.
Even a strong, skilled leader can send their team into a tailspin of self-doubt — and at worst, fear — just by being unaware of the emotion or lack of it writ large on their face. In the same way, a naturally serious or flat demeanor can wreak havoc on people’s sense of safety and confidence.
Giving up any type of control in their business whatsoever is one of the most difficult things you could ask many entrepreneurs to do. Yet, to grow their businesses, and to grow themselves and their team members, it’s exactly what they have to do.
In the spirit of Global Entrepreneurship Week, we invited Strategic Coach clients to share their secrets to success. The fourth in the series is written by Rob Saik, founder and CEO of Agri-Trend in Calgary, Alberta.