When your business is on the growth track—think more locations, more customers, more payroll—it’s easy to forget that with growth comes new challenges. And, as author Dr. John Hillen warns, a blind spot will quickly turn into a full-blown crisis if you’re not adapting your leadership along the way. Tune in as John shares common signs of trouble and, better yet, exactly what to … [Read more...] about #285: Dr. John Hillen—Is It Time to Reinvent Yourself?
It’s no secret that being a Navy SEAL requires acute mental toughness, emotional resilience, and an uncanny ability to perform under pressure. What you may not realize, however, says ex-Navy Commander and SEALFIT founder Mark Divine, is that those same qualities give you a sizeable advantage in the business world as well. Tune in as Mark shares insight on how to train your mind … [Read more...] about #282: Mark Divine—Leading With Military Precision
Leadership and financial expert and Ramsey Solutions’ own Chris Hogan has good news and bad news. The good news? Small businesses have become the backbone of the American economy, driving economic growth through job creation, innovation, and community development. And the bad? Starting a business is easy, but running one is a completely different proposition. That’s where … [Read more...] about #281: Chris Hogan—Want a PhD in Leadership?
If you think a great idea is all it takes to be a successful entrepreneur, best-selling author and Princeton professor Derek Lidow says you might want to think twice about starting your own business. However, if you follow his advice and start by honestly determining why you want to be an entrepreneur, your chances of success dramatically increase. It also doesn’t hurt to look … [Read more...] about #280: Derek Lidow—Building on Bedrock
In 2007, when Cheryl Bachelder took over as CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., the company was a mess. Profits were down, stock prices were at an all-time low, and morale had hit rock bottom. She knew her only hope of turning things around was to create a culture of servant leadership. And she was right. By investing in her most valuable resource—her team members and … [Read more...] about #269: Cheryl Bachelder—Dare to Serve