Streamline Your Small Business with 17hats: All-In-One Business Management Platform
All-In-One Business Management Running a small business can be challenging, especially when managing multiple aspects of your operations independently. After trying many of the various business management platforms that promised could help streamline my business processes and save [...]
Senior Enlisted – Defining Characteristics of a True Professional
SENIOR ENLISTED MEMBER TALKS PROFESSIONALISM I shared a conversation recently with a senior enlisted member of the special operations community, who prefers to remain anonymous. In this article, we'll just call him Senior. He and I were talking [...]
As a result of the pandemic, people have been asking how they can effectively network when no real face-to-face events are occurring. Below are 10 tips to help you network effectively using LinkedIn. ☑ Tip 1: Host a [...]
Blue Collar Skills
5 Things Blue Collar Employers Look for In a Hire Blue Collar Skills While some assume that “unskilled” or “low-skilled” labor jobs also referred to as blue collar jobs, don’t have any skill requirements, as implied by their [...]
Objectives and Goals
Aligning Your Objectives to Reach Your Career Goals You may think that objectives and goals are different words for the same concept, but there is a distinct difference. Goals include your primary ideal outcome, and they tend to [...]
Determine Your Worth
Don’t Let Others Determine Your Worth This month at Vision to Purpose, we’re talking all about knowing your worth, and I can’t stress enough how important of a topic this is. There are so many lies and opinions [...]
Work & COVID-19
How to Successfully Transition to Working from Home during COVID-19 Work and COVID19? The current global pandemic of COVID19 is something most of us have never seen the likes of before in our lives. This situation brings with [...]
5 Easy Tips for Curbing Procrastination Procrastination Procrastination is an insidious energy drain that will keep you from completing the goals you set for yourself. Are you dreaming about owning your own business? Maybe you want to find [...]
Strategic Alliances: We Can Make a Greater Difference Together! There are several things I enjoy about this time of year and the cold is not one of them, but it does remind me of home. I grew up [...]
Four Indicators that Reveal if You are Actually Listening to the Smart People You Hired! The other day, I noticed a quote posted on LinkedIn that made me smile. Below is the quote: "It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell [...]
Great Leaders Know They MUST Do Four Things to Cultivate Respect within the Organization In nearly 30 years of working, I can truthfully state that I have worked for some good leaders, some not so good leaders and, thankfully, some really [...]
What is MORE Important for Leader to Possess: Competence, Courage or Compassion? I bet you thought a leader needs them all, right? Me too, but if you could only choose one, which would it be?
Are YOUR Best Practices Still Best Practices? It is no secret that if an organization wants to thrive in an ever-changing environment they must be willing to adapt to new circumstances as they arise. In times of change, trust me, there is no shortage of advice from experts telling us to use best practices if we want our organization to succeed. Why a best practice?
5 Reasons Why Employees in Your Organization Might NOT Embrace Your Vision You are a GREAT leader. There is no doubt about it! You have worked hard to cultivate a culture of respect within the organization. You speak with clarity every time you convey a message. You meet with your employees every chance you get. You work hard to inspire and challenge others because you know your employees come to work to make a difference just like you. You and your employees are ONE TEAM working together for the greater good; you feel it. You are an inclusive leader who is open and honest; people trust you. You are authentic. How then is it that employees are not embracing your vision?
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