Elli St.George Godfrey


Achieving The CEO Mindset For Small Business Success


Is it time to stop being the “senior expert” and step up and be the CEO of your small business? Learn how to use the CEO mindset to avoid the bumps and bruises many small business owners encounter when they grow out of their senior expert role. And get ready to position yourself for real growth!

Business Networking And Culture Clash


Did you see this article about how the Irish need to do less chit-chat and more "networking? It got me wondering about culture and doing business globally as well as within our local regions. Is this simply a clash of business cultures?

Leading Your Teams Beyond Fear And Panic


One key factor that has created distress has been the slow economic recovery but there are other aspects that challenge organizations. Limited resources, limited personnel and organizational inertia can eat away at a leader’s morale and ability to provide effective management...

5 Reasons Why Your Business Is Not At Square One


So, maybe you are starting over and you might be wondering if you're ready for all that work again? It doesn't really matter if you are starting over due to some sort of macro-economic event or not...

What Is a "Real" Business Owner Part 2


In the first part of this post, I talked about how learning to play the bass guitar has parallels to developing one's identity as a small business owner...

What Is a Real Business Owner? Part 1


We're given all sorts of messages about how to be perfect leaders and managers. When a small business owner is unclear about...

I Can See Clearly Now...


Did you start the new year with bright shiny plans and a Can-Do Attitude? Everywhere you look are references to how the outlook is poor or changing at an obscenely slow pace...

Engaging in Conversation? W.A.I.T.


Such a simple acronym with such a punch! Ever had one of those moments when you know you are going on and on and you can't stop yourself?