B.Inspired Blog

Lessons Learned

Trial and error is not the  best teacher. A quicker, less painful way to learn is from the experience of others. At a Club E event, I spoke about some of the best Business Growth Strategies I’ve learned and how you can apply them to your company.

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How to Build a Culture of Accountability

One of the biggest challenges facing business owners is how to hold people accountable. For many owners, it’s stressful. They assign goals or tasks to employees, and even though they seem committed to getting these things done…it just doesn’t seem to happen. As your company grows, you can’t possibly spur on each individual person in…

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Great Leaders Decide!

The mark of a great leader is consistently being a great decider! When you think about it, all business activity really comes down to two simple things: Making decisions and executing on decisions. Decisive leaders choose a direction, build buy-in, communicate that direction, and motivate people to achieve a result. In fact, making good decisions…

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Working harder & harder with fewer results?

Working Harder and Harder with Fewer Results? Discover Your Unique Ability! Are you spending too much time doing things you’re not passionate about in your business? Do you find yourself buried in nonproductive details and trapped in complex, energy-draining activities? Or, have you wondered what happened to the original energy and passion you had for…

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Grow With Purpose!

Jim Stengel said it best in his book, GROW:  “Purpose mobilizes people in a way that pursuing profits alone never will.” According to Stengel’s 10-year growth study involving over 50,000 brands, companies driven by the purpose of improving people’s lives far outperform the competition – so much that an investment in the “Stengel 50” would have…

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COMMIT TO CLARITY BREAKS

Do you have too much on your plate?  Feeling overwhelmed and unfocused at work? Juggling too many priorities? Now’s the time to schedule a CLARITY BREAK!  If you’re not doing them, you’re at a disadvantage – possibly missing opportunites to reach your full potential. A Clarity Break™  is a regularly scheduled appointment on your calendar with yourself to…

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Be part of the 8% who succeed!

It’s that time of year when there’s a lot of buzz about New Year’s resolutions. Yet a commonly held statistic is that only 8% of people actually keep their resolutions. That means 92% of people fail each year!! Yet we know there is great power in goal-setting. For example, Yale University researchers found that only…

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Would Your Employees Wave the Flag for Your Company?

A 5-Part Series for Building a Culture of Greatness CULTURE DRIVER #1 – CREDIBLE LEADERS On a scale of 1 to 5, how would you rate the quality of your company’s culture? Do employees stay long-term?  Are they productive and engaged, with a high level of job satisfaction?  Do they find work meaningful, with plenty…

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Boost Accountability, Drive Performance!

Poor accountability could be the single greatest threat to your company’s future – creating a culture of excuses, confusion, and inefficiencies – ultimately resulting in a poor performance. According to Gallup, only 30% of employees are “engaged,” 50% are disengaged (just going through the motions) – and an incredible 20% are actively disengaged, or working…

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