There are always those tasks that we really don’t want to do. But whereas most of us can see the benefit of completing these jobs and will therefore just “suck it up” and get the job done, for people with AD/HD, these tasks can become impossible to achieve.Continue Reading
Imposter syndrome can hit the best of us. In my role as Lead Facilitator for Women Innovating Together (formerly Women of FileMaker), I often see this syndrome hitting women. But, men suffer from it too! Every small business owner has had a moment where it crept up on him. So, how do you tackle it?Continue Reading
First, how do you know if your organization warrants developing a culture of coaching? Ask yourself this question…Do you believe any of your employees have more potential than their current performance level? If your answer is yes, what’s the cost to your organization of not using that potential?Continue Reading
Delegation is a challenge for all small business owners. As one myself, I get it. But, without it, we run the risk of preventing growth in our businesses.
“I can do it faster myself than I can explain it.” I’ve said it too. But, if it is something you will ever have to do again, that statement is inaccurate. Being able to get something off your plate, especially if it is something you don’t like to do, is a big win for all small business owners.Continue Reading
A proactive project manager is always perceived as “on top of it”. She has the ability to make things happen. She has the reputation of getting things done. So, why are there project managers who go through the motions, but don’t have the same results? Being a proactive project manager makes all the difference.Continue Reading
by Ann Connor
Working from home is trending in the workforce today. And it’s a tempting trend, no less; one you’ve undoubtedly already toyed with. But it’s easy to see why—the benefits of working from home have been touted far and wide for both employer and employee alike (No commutes! Save money! Higher productivity!). And while these are all very well and good, it might be best to weigh these pros with their often-forgotten cons to see if telecommuting really is best for you or your company.Continue Reading