DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE AN ENTREPRENEUR?

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Over the past few years I have watched so many people in my entrepreneurial network walk away from their business and return to full time employment. Why? No doubt the economy is tough and in tough…

Tiffany Crosby‘s insight:

I hope this post will minister to you the same way it has to me. Being an entrepreneur is tough. There are many times that you may want to throw in the towel but remember why you’re doing what you are doing.

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Watching out for toxic leadership in your organization

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“A toxic leader is a person who has responsibility over a group of people or an organization, and who abuses the leader–follower relationship by leaving the group or organization in a worse-off

Tiffany Crosby‘s insight:

One of the challenges with toxic leadership is that those who are practicing it are blind to its existence and effect. Those within the company that see it are often silenced by the pressures of group think. As mentioned in the article, it often takes in outsider to bring such a deep issue to light.  

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The Most Important Numbers You Need to Understand to Grow Your Business

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Tiffany Crosby‘s insight:

Of all the numbers mentioned in here, I find the pipeline one the most challenging to manage as you grow. It’s that aged-old problem of not enough time to work on and in the business and not enough cash to hire additional resources. So what do you do when you reach that point? How do you free up time and/or resources to help you continue to market as you grow?

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How to Craft a Compelling Vision for Your Organization

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Crafting a compelling vision for your organization is a very challenging task for any leader. If you follow these steps, you can create one pretty quickly.

Tiffany Crosby,MBA, CPA, CTP, CGMA‘s insight:

Have you considered creating a vision for your team? This article highlights the power that a team vision can have even if the team is as small as five people. Last week, I blogged about personal vision and how important it was for each individual to have a vision for his or her life. Last year I focused on corporate vision. This article marries many of those concepts together as you look at team vision.

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Business Leaders Beware: Ethical Drift Makes Standards Slip

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Business ethics have certainly been in the spotlight over the last couple of years – with scandals involving Libor-fixing, failing to prevent money laundering, and breaking the rules around defaulted mortgages to name a few.

Tiffany Crosby,MBA, CPA, CTP, CGMA‘s insight:

You have a credo but are you employees able to identify ethical dilemmas as they arise? Are they in a position to make the judgment calls necessary when a situation creates a conflict between two values within your values statement? 

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