Between coming up with your initial business concept and building your company into what it is today, you probably had to wade through a good bit of learning how not to do a few (or 100) things. That’s certainly what happened for former Special Forces Sergeant Jason McCarthy on his journey of starting the GORUCK brand a decade ago. What started as an idea to … [Read more...] about #393: Jason McCarthy—How Not to Build a Business
What’s possibly the most dreaded phrase in the English language? For most business owners and their employees, it’s “annual review.” It can be awkward and can take business owners a lot of time to put together. And if not done well, an annual review can make team members feel like they’re on the express train to loserville with their career slowly circling the drain. But … [Read more...] about What Is 360-Degree Feedback?
Here’s a shocking statistic for you: The average person spends 90,000 hours of their lifetime at work.1 Even more surprising? Only 13% of people report being emotionally invested in their work,2 and if you ask former Twitter vice president Bruce Daisley, we can (and must) do better than that. Join us as the bestselling author shares his findings on what drives … [Read more...] about #385: Bruce Daisley—Rediscovering the Joy of Work
If your idea of leadership is being the top dog, barking orders, micromanaging your team, and putting yourself first, retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink says you’ve got a big problem on your hands—your ego. And the irony is, when your ego is in charge, you are not at all. Tune in as Jocko explains why letting your ego drive your decision-making is so dangerous and … [Read more...] about #384: Jocko Willink—The Toxicity of Ego
You’ve probably heard the alarming statistic that roughly 50% (yes, half!) of all small businesses fail within the first five years.1 Kind of takes the wind right out of your entrepreneurial sails, no? Well, we’ve got some very good news: It doesn’t have to be that way. After working with hundreds of business owners over the past 15 years, EntreLeadership has … [Read more...] about #383: Daniel Tardy and Sarah Sloyan—6 Drivers of Business