Creating a Team and Culture

Strong Team

Five Essentials to Building a Strong Team

By Jim Miley / May 24, 2021 / 0 Comments

Leading a small business can be hard.  Leading a small business without a strong team is a lot harder. You cast the vision, you take the risks, you produce results that enable the business to grow; then if you grow enough to need employees, you manage a team of people. Whether you’ve already got a team […]

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employee retention

Employee Retention: An Asset, Not A Cost

By Sue Miley / April 27, 2021 / 1 Comment

As a small business owner is there such thing as a perfect team? I don’t know what your definition of perfect is, but to me, when a company has a perfect team, it has: All of the technical skills needed to run the business. A mix of people that all match and enhance the culture you […]

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Anger

Quick to Hear but Slow to Speak

By Danny Myers / April 5, 2021 / 0 Comments

Sometimes it may feel like you just can’t help yourself. You’re having a bad day and then one more thing happens, no matter how small it may be, and you explode in anger.  You lash out at those around you, even if it wasn’t their fault.  In Galatians 5:19-21, we find a clear picture of […]

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Team-building

Doing vs. Being: Team-building, Vacations, and Life

By Sue Miley / March 15, 2021 / 1 Comment

I just got back from a ski vacation; our first as a family.  All the kids, their spouses, and my granddaughter.  This isn’t the first trip since the whirlwind of three weddings in a year, two years ago.  We have done holidays at our house and a beach trip or two.  And, of course, we […]

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One Tip for Relationship Building with Your Team

By Jim Miley / November 17, 2020 / 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 […]

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Small Decisions

In Leading Your Business – Can You, or Should You?

By Jim Miley / September 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

As a business owner, you make a lot of decisions.  Some decisions seem very important while others look insignificant.  The reality is that the decisions you make do have varying degrees of consequences but, all of your decisions are important.  Call it “just part of the gig” that you’ve taken on as a business leader […]

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hiring and recruiting process

Navigating the Road of Recruiting and Hiring

By Shannon Farris / September 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

The idea of going through the hiring and recruiting process can often make a small business owners’ head spin. It could be that you have never hired someone and have no idea even where to begin, or maybe you have hired before and it seems like candidate after candidate doesn’t work out. This leads you […]

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Christian Business Owners: Take the High Road To A Better Outcome

By Sue Miley / September 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

The real world has a lot of animosity in it.  Personally, politically, and unfortunately, even in churches.  Business owners will definitely have their fair share. That is the only thing fair, in a world where God doesn’t promise us fair. As business owners, we by default accept the role of leader.  And as the leader, […]

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