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Family Business Succession Planning – 5 Keys to a Successful Transition

We’re continuing the topic of family business succession planning today. Once you’ve decided who your successor is, it’s time to start planning. Done well, a family business succession plan can let people know who the new leader will be, bring them into their new responsibilities slowly, and allow you to step back from the business […]

Family Business Succession – Family vs. Employee

When you’re trying to decide who will take over the family business, there are many factors to take into account. Often, you have choices between various family members and employees, and it’s important to make the right choice for your family business succession. Family businesses are very important to the American economy, but transitions are […]

How to Prepare for Prop 206 in Arizona

As all business leaders know, election outcomes can drastically change the direction of the wind, recently evidenced by voters’ November 8th approval of Prop 206. If you are one of the many Arizona employers now scrambling to adjust their sails, you’re not alone. Change can certainly be daunting, but well-informed and well-equipped employers can seamlessly […]

Double Your Sales with a Solid Annual Strategy

If you’re determined to be more productive and successful this year, you’re not alone. A new year is the most popular time for goal-setting for both individuals and companies. However, only 8% of people who set New Year’s resolutions achieve them, and companies similarly struggle to meet sales and revenue goals during the year. The […]

Phoenix Business Coach – How to Find the Right One

Whether you’ve reached an impasse on the road to success, or you’re simply ready to elevate your business, the guidance of a seasoned Phoenix Business Coach is undoubtedly a step in the right direction.  A basic internet search will likely yield an overwhelming number of choices, with each promising to deliver optimum results. Find the […]

Being a Workaholic Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be

The holidays are approaching, and that means long hours trying to complete tasks and make those final sales before you wrap up the year. If you’re like many other Americans, you work longer than the rest of the world. But maybe the rest of the world knows something you don’t. If you’re a workaholic, consider […]

5 Reasons Why Executives Should Volunteer to Mentor

Recently I had a chance to speak to the National Association of Women Business Owners mentoring group here in Phoenix. During my talk, I spoke to them about the importance of setting SMART goals. The response to my session was overwhelmingly positive, and it reminded me of how important it is for executives to volunteer. […]

Mentorship’s Effects on Mentors

Many companies talk about the importance of mentorship, and some even have established mentorship programs. Regardless, you can always take an opportunity to mentor someone within your company or industry. If you feel you can teach them, reach out. They are probably eager to learn. What you may not realize is how important mentorship is […]

The Mentor-Mentee Relationship: 3 Keys to Getting it Right

Are you wondering how to get ahead as you start out in your industry? Or are you a seasoned veteran who’d like to help the next generation of professionals become leaders? In either case, you’re probably interested in a mentor-mentee relationship. These types of relationships don’t just happen. They have to be intentional. They have […]