Monthly Archives: May 2020
Kay Zanotti, CEO of Arbonne, knows a thing or two about personal growth. Working her way up in some of the largest companies, she found resourceful ways to make sure she got the training and skills required to do the job.
Starting your own business requires an amazing idea and a whole lot of ambition. Creating a business that succeeds beyond expectations requires a whole other slew of skills. So what does it take to become ‘one of the greats’?
First, you, as a manager, are responsible for the engagement of your team members. The buck stops with you. The research is clear: managers account for over 70% of the variance in employee engagement. I wish it weren’t so, but it is. You can’t just think engagement is the responsibility of HR.
Part of an entrepreneur’s job is to set ambitious goals. But when does a goal become more about profit, and less about increasing quality? Navigating the choppy waters of starting your own business can feel impossible. So how can you guide your business into a successful, and high-value franchise?
As leaders, thinking ahead is a huge part of the job. Yet it is often focusing too much on what’s in front of us instead of where we are that leads to missteps and frustrations. So how can you begin to stay in the present moment, and lead from within?
John Parker joined Amway as a distributor relations sales manager. Today he's chief sales officer, and is responsible for the company's global sales operations. He knows a thing or two about career trajectory, and how to lead effectively.
For people who prefer to be alone, who are shy or socially anxious, the world of networking can feel impossible, both online and off. What if introverts had their own way of getting out there and making connections? What if you could meet people and achieve success, without compromising who you are?
We often set achievable goals in and outside of work. We’ve all been taught the SMART acronym where goals are supposed to be specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound. But some people believe achievable goals weaken our motivation to pursue them.
Do your company values include investing in your team? Chuck Runyon is the co-founder and CEO of Self-Esteem Brands, which is the parent company of Anytime Fitness. They have 3,500 locations around the world. He was recently honored as The Best Place to Work in Minnesota.
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