Have you ever been confused by the difference between purpose, vision and mission? A lot of business owners use these words interchangeably. But while they’re highly interconnected, they’re actually not the same. Ramsey Personality Ken Coleman clarifies the purpose of these three important concepts and how they work together to keep you and your company charging … [Read more...] about #394: Ken Coleman—Defining Purpose, Vision and Mission
Author and podcast host Guy Raz has interviewed thousands of leaders. Between working on his new book, How I Built This, and his day-to-day role hosting the popular NPR podcast of the same name, he’s heard the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to how some of the top names in business say they’ve gotten it right (or really wrong) in their leadership journey. … [Read more...] about #392: Guy Raz—Paths to Success From How I Built This
If we’re honest with ourselves, sometimes we, as business leaders, expect opportunity to show up on our doorstep like the pizza delivery guy. But most of the time? Opportunity knocks in a much more subtle way—it’s faint and far off, and you’ve got to go out and find it. Sometimes, you’ve got to create it. And no one knows that better than The Bakery Cos. founder … [Read more...] about #391: Cordia Harrington—Opportunity Through Persistence
Some days it's not easy to connect the dots between your day-to-day and what drove you to start your business in the first place. But a strong sense of purpose is the very thing that will get you and your team through whatever life throws at you. Jimmy Mellado, President and CEO of Compassion International, draws from his experience leading all sizes and types of … [Read more...] about #390: Jimmy Mellado—Why Does Your Business Exist?
It can feel like you got dumped when a team member leaves. But the reality is, healthy things grow, and growing things change—including your business and your team! Whether someone needs to move on, or you need to move them out, your staff will change over time. So you need a game plan. Daniel Tardy and Sarah Sloyan, Vice President and Senior Vice President of … [Read more...] about #387: Sarah Sloyan—How to Transition Team Members