Who’s on your team?

Who’s on your team?

Diana Morgan Jan pic2In a recent article, I introduced building and leading your team.  You were asked to consider your virtual team, such as accountants, a marketer or graphics designer, a banker, an attorney.  Even solo business owners have a virtual team.  Often the first virtual team members you hire are for tasks you literally can’t do or must do for legal reasons, like taxes and transferring money.   Who’s the next person to bring onto your team?

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Is Your Team All Pulling In The Same Direction?

Is Your Team All Pulling In The Same Direction?

Laurie Z Digital 3 graphicOne of my clients recently told me her manager accused her of collaboration with a co-worker. She was reprimanded for inviting another employee to tea on a break. Her manager felt communicating with other staff would distract her. As a leader, I’m thrilled when co-workers get to know each other. After all, every person working for an organization should be pulling in the same direction, right?

Some business owners forget to step into leadership as chief executive officer (CEO). Small business owners wear many hats and feel scattered as they switch from bookkeeper, to marketer, to salesperson, to janitor, and forget the CEO hat. This is the most important hat. The CEO is responsible for many aspects of the business. Continue reading “Is Your Team All Pulling In The Same Direction?”

Start Your Dream Now

Start Your Dream Now

Laurie Z Dream Vision copyDo you remember last New Year’s Resolution? Did you stop by mid-February? Making change is hard if you’re doing it because you “should”. Many people live 1 year 20 times. It is more fun to live 20 new years, growing, changing and acting on your dreams. Launch this year with these three tips to energize your life and keep the dream active.

Envision Your Dream
You might not know all of the steps to your dream. No problem it means your dream is worthy of you. If you know every step to get there it’s a plan. Get started by envisioning your dream, don’t worry about the how. Can you taste it, touch it, and smell it? Your five senses, feelings and emotions are important as you envision your dream.

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