How to Prioritize When Short of Staff
Right now, all small business owners are feeling the pinch of the war for talent. I was shocked the first time I saw a sign in front of a local restaurant that said, “Closed for seating because of staff shortage. Take out only.” Fast forward to more recent months, when the pandemic is supposedly under […]
Coaching an Employee With a Bad Attitude
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 […]
The Wild West of Small Businesses, Recruiting and Hiring
There is a common feeling among business owners right now, especially small businesses, and that is that the small business recruitment and hiring market is tough. I have had multiple conversations with people who own their own businesses, who work for small businesses and even people who work for larger companies and they have all […]
Growing Your Business in a Recession
All of the recession talk has everyone worried. The general public is spending more money on gas, food, and other goods and services. Depending on what industry your business is in, you may be concerned that your business will stop growing. Even if you are a B2B business, the endless supply chain issues, the higher […]
Workplace Inclusivity: Why is it important? How to Improve?
Recently, as new generations started to take over the workforce, there has been a shift in perspective of business values. The focus for businesses and workers used to be driven by profit margin and income. Now, there has been an urgency for businesses to focus on other fundamental core values, such as flexibility, strong company […]
Christian Business Owners: Do You Feel Leveraged By Your Employees?
I for one am getting really tired of seeing all of the articles on my social media feeds about “the great resignation”, the increasing wage rates, and the lack of available talent for jobs. What is worse is journalists giving advice to the professional workforce to leave their jobs for a buck, demand work from […]
Take Delight in the Lord
“Take delight in the Lord,and he will give you the desires of your heart.”– Psalm 37:4 It seems like a simple enough statement. All we have to do is love the Lord and He will provide us with everything we could ever want. Yes, I’m taking this verse out of context, but it is a […]
Bind Thy Wandering Heart To Thee
“Oh, to grace how great a debtorDaily I’m constrained to beLet Thy goodness like a fetterBind my wandering heart to TheeProne to wander, Lord I feel itProne to leave the God I loveHere’s my heart, oh take and seal itSeal it for Thy courts above”– Come Thou Fount Come Thou Fount is my favorite hymn. […]