Jim Miley

team relationship building

You Don’t Need To Know It All: It’s Better If You Don’t

By Jim Miley / September 6, 2022 / 0 Comments

It’s all about relationships.  Most people agree on that but how to apply it in our business lives can be a bit elusive.  The gumbo that is developing relationships while leading a high performing work team can lead to either the most rewarding and soul nourishing of experience or a bland and soupy broth you can get […]

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how to coach an employee with a bad attitude

Coaching an Employee With a Bad Attitude

By Jim Miley / July 11, 2022 / 2 Comments

If you deal with people, you deal with their attitudes.  Great attitudes are infectious, contribute to positive performance for a team and are just more pleasant to have around.   Bad attitudes are also infectious and make an impact to the business that is overall… bad.  Judging from my personal management experience and conversations with clients […]

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work life balance and health

Balancing Your Health With Your Work

By Jim Miley / March 9, 2022 / 0 Comments

Balancing your health with other priorities including work is a universal challenge.  We all face similar obstacles; work deadlines, sleep, family / kids, legitimate social needs, illegitimate social needs, whatever energy is leftover to carve out some time to exercise and eat well. I think sharing my personal testimony could be helpful to a lot […]

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being a good christian business leader

A Critical Discipline for Christian Business Leaders

By Jim Miley / February 3, 2022 / 0 Comments

Effective business leaders must have discipline.  Effective Christian Business Leaders must have more discipline.   Of the many disciplines that make a strong leader, one stands out in driving an organization to success. Being a Good Christian Leader Takes Action! The discipline of acting effectively and consistently over time is critical to the success of an […]

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small business employee bonuses

Do Your Employee Bonuses Go Unappreciated?

By Jim Miley / December 27, 2021 / 6 Comments

Success As the year winds to a close, we spend a lot of time tabulating our client’s business performance.  Fortunately, many of those clients hit the strategic planning targets we’ve set which often includes incentive or bonus payouts to employees.  It’s really great to set goals and enjoy the success of knowing you’re moving in […]

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christian values in business

What It Means to Build a Business Upon Your Christian Values

By Jim Miley / November 8, 2021 / 1 Comment

I get this question a lot; “What does it mean to build a business upon your Christian values?” Christian small business people often wrestle with how to integrate their faith life into their business life. With nearly every endeavor, we encounter all sorts of people and circumstances that may seem to blur the lines between […]

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4 Keys To Managing Your Business Through Disaster

By Jim Miley / September 9, 2021 / 0 Comments

While I’m standing in the scattered, messy recovery from hurricane Ida’s damage, no other topic is suitable for a blog post.   I’ve lived in hurricane alley all of my life so dealing with the aftermath of natural disaster is just something I grew up with.  My childhood memories include hurricanes Betsy and Camille.  More recent […]

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evaluating sales performance

Four Key Elements For Evaluating Sales Performance

By Jim Miley / July 7, 2021 / 0 Comments

Evaluating sales performance should be nuanced for most businesses, but many owners are too quick to look simply at the bottom-line sales dollars.  It’s easy to understand why business leaders just want to skip to the total dollars.  Money is the fuel that keeps the business engine running and pays the bills.  Dollars are also […]

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