“Wake up at 4, workout at 5”
“Finish the most important work before 9”
That might be ideal but has this happened to you:
You wake up 1 hour right before your 8 or even 9 o’clock meeting?
There’s no shame.
I had that happen to me more in these last few months than I’d like to admit.
We’re all human.
But we also all have a choice.
Not just for getting up but for anything we want to accomplish.
How are we going to do better tomorrow?
How can we prep to step up to the plate again the…
What’s your secret agenda?
Why are you really in business?
The answer to this will drive every action and every decision you make in your company.
It will also attract and repel.
Attract potential new hires, opportunities, and business partners.
It will repel those potential new hires, opportunities, and business partners who do not agree with your philosophy…
Here’s my secret agenda:
I help entrepreneurs & their teams create certainty in their business.
But why and who cares?
(this is my secret agenda)
To help you become better in all areas of your life… not just your business.
Has this happened to you?
2:52pm “you around?”
2:54pm “yeah, just finishing up the project”
2:55pm “cool, can we meet to discuss?”
2:57pm “yes, let’s get @John and @Ana on as well”
3:01pm “here’s the link Z00m”
To be more precise, it’s the lack of leaders facilitating proper meetings, setting expectations, outcomes, and clear next steps.
Most meetings have:
And can feel like a waste of time.
The #1 way to make most of your collaboration is to come prepared with
Practice makes perfect.
Giving feedback to your team members is no different.
Here are 5 tactical steps you can implement TODAY to give effective feedback to your team members that need it.
Just like marketing, we must always ask for permission to make our “presentation”.
It is said the worst feedback in the world is unsolicited feedback.
If you want your feedback to stick and make a difference, first ask if it’s welcome.
“Hey, can I chat with you about ____ and give you some feedback?”
During your conversation, I recommend you separate the person you’re giving feedback to from…
One of the core things that I emphasize with Productive Profits is the mission, vision, and values of your company.
This is probably the most overlooked thing in companies… even though they can unlock new levels of growth.
We think that we should only focus strictly on sales, marketing, client acquisition and get those clients fulfilled with our operations team…
…. focus specifically on hiring and bringing in more great talent while at the same time making sure that we have more work, more leads, and more prospects…
That is necessary. That is part of business, it is essential.
There’s a difference between your company’s vision and the clear, attainable (yet aggressive) goals that move the needle to reach that vision.
In this Spark, we talk about the latter.
When you clearly define what habits in your company drive your business forward, you can start creating feedback loops on the performance of those habits.
Let’s say you have a habit of making sales appointments to qualify, match and close clients to the correct product that they need from your company.
In that sales appointment habit, you can measure the metrics that you care about the most. For example percentage…