Your company culture has the power to determine your future in business.
If I had to focus on just one skill that makes successful entrepreneurs more successful, it would have to be intentionality. Being intentional means having the ability to see results in the future that, if you achieve them, will make things bigger and better for the entrepreneurial company and for the entrepreneur.
A lot of people consider themselves perfectionists, and they take a perverse pride in holding themselves and others to almost impossibly high standards. If this were a winning strategy, I’d be all for it, but it’s not. It’s a teamwork killer; it slows down productivity, and hijacks other people’s creativity.
Many entrepreneurs—and even team leaders and team members—fall into a trap that, at Strategic Coach, we call “Rugged Individualism.”
Communication is an art form. In both your personal and professional life, it massively impacts your relationships as well as your success levels.
Letting a team member go is hard on everyone involved. Think about the time and expense of the search, the hire, and the training, only to find the person isn’t working out. Then come the agony of firing — and the prospect of starting the whole process over again.