Your First 5 Days as a New Manager

Beth Miller | | Leadership Development

“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” — Warren Buffett Whether you’ve just started your first company or are brand new to management, you probably come to the position ill prepared. Most people taking on a management role for the first time have had little or no training to prepare them. According to the Corporate Executive […]

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How Office Politics Can Tank Your Small Company

Beth Miller | | Leadership Development

Workplace conflicts affect more than just productivity and morale. A few years ago the publishers of the Myer-Briggs Assessment published a study on workplace conflict that attempted to quantify just how expensive conflict can be. According to the report, employees in the United States spent 2.8 hours per week dealing with conflict among their peers and […]

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Skirt Roadblocks to Succession Planning

Beth Miller | | Leadership Development

Over the next five to 10 years, scores of small businesses will be sold or closed. If you have not identified your successor (internally or externally) at least three years before you want to exit, you’re at risk of not being able to retire at the age you had wished. I often find entrepreneurs who continually delay the […]

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Can Your Business Live Without You?

Beth Miller | | Leadership Development

Can you take a vacation without a laptop or tablet? If you answered no to this question then you might be facing one or two of the following scenarios: You believe that your role is to make all the important decisions and solve the all significant problems. And you don’t have the right team in place […]

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