There is what you want to be and then there is what you have to be. When is your small business not ready for you to be CEO?
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When a person realizes that they have a particular strength or have accomplished a particular feat, it is a natural tendency for them to look for ways to put that talent or experience to work.
The IT sector in Ireland is booming. The world’s largest and most successful companies are located here and our local Technology companies are succeeding on the international stage
As a knowledge worker we think and decide and have the ability to impact business performance – as long as we give ourselves the ability to use our talents.
attracting, developing and retaining the right people for your business is a lot more like a chess game. Good strategy keeps you in the game against formidable odds.
Social Business is developing at pace, due to the ongoing increase in digital technology. Business finds the “Tsunami” of digital information difficult to digest. Social Business allows a business to evaluate this digital technology and strategically plan to integrate a Social Business Strategy to deliver the company’s objectives.
I will admit that I have a visceral negative reaction to consultants. That is probably because I spent 26 years at Procter & Gamble and almost 10 years at Microsoft and both of those companies viewed consultants as a waste of money and time. Here was their rationale:
Taking on a leadership role is not an easy task; being successful at it? Even more difficult. Finding the time to tune-in may seem impossible considering your busy schedule.
The traditional definition of span of control is “the number of people who report to one manager in a hierarchy. The more people under the control of one manager – the wider the span of control. Less means a narrower span of control.”
Even when the vital signs look great, three common problems can kill your business just as you’re thinking about scaling it up.