Jim Miley

How To Grow Better Instead of Bitter In Your Business

By Jim Miley / January 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

Do you have areas of your business which make you feel bitter?  Situations or people that really expose your nerves and leave you feeling agitated that you have to deal with them?  If you find yourself feeling bitter or agitated with any regularity, it is negatively affecting your business and job performance.   Also know […]

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Santa, Scrooge and Well-Designed Compensation Plans

By Jim Miley / November 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ranking employees as the most important and valuable asset is nearly universal in the business community; therefore, it stands to reason that business leaders also place employee engagement high on their list of priorities.  We want our employees to perform well and we want them at the least satisfied with their employer.   While compensation is […]

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One Key To Improving All Business Communications

By Jim Miley / October 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Assuming our common objective is a positive and engaged work place with clear direction, eliminating vague or otherwise confusing communication should be a priority for business leaders.   There is one key to improving your business communication; say what you mean.   Obvious advice?  Everyone knows to speak clearly?  I already say what I mean?   I regularly […]

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Manage Each According To Their Gifts

By Jim Miley / August 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

But as it is, God arranged the members in the body, each one of them, as he chose.  If all were a single member, where would the body be? As it is, there are many parts, yet one body. 1 Cor 12: 18-19 Your Employees Are Unique We all seem to agree that people are […]

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Making the Best of Difficult Situations and Hard Conversations: Biblical Wisdom

By Jim Miley / June 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Four hours is common, eight fairly often or maybe an occasional forty-eight hours if you’re really livin’ right and lucky.  That is the typical break-time between difficult situations and hard conversations when you manage a business.  I’ve found it interesting that what qualifies as a difficult situation or hard conversation is very dynamic; meaning that […]

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A Parable, A Story and Your Business Brand

By Jim Miley / May 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Sometimes you stumble into a theme in life where the common thread between events is incredibly obvious.  It took a few days to unfold for me last week but each of a trio of experiences jumped out with clear connection to the subsequent events that brought the theme into focus.     A Parable During regular […]

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Three Steps To Show Your Employees You Care

By Jim Miley / May 2, 2019 / 2 Comments

Everyone says they care about their employees.  It’s great that the accepted norm amongst business leaders is to recognize the value of people and desire a positive work environment for the team.  We’ve all said it in some form, “our employees are our most valuable assets” or “our greatest strength is our people.” Smart business […]

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Do You Manage Sales Strategy or Sales Activity?

By Jim Miley / March 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

As we head into the first turn of 2019 and our first quarter results transition to second quarter objectives, let’s talk sales.  Healthy sales growth just makes a lot of things better.  When sales are booming, you can steam roll other issues with the brute strength of cash making strong sales performance is a great […]

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