Deepak Chopra’s 7 Tips for Business Success

  • Posted by Helen Sutherland
  • On September 8, 2016
We asked the world-renowned spiritual guru for advice on how to make your business dreams come true. When I talked with Deepak Chopra, he was in a car en route to his meditation center in Carlsbad, Calif. The spiritual guru was on the freeway at the time and a train rolled by above him on […]
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Starting A Business Workshop

  • Posted by Marjory Wooten
  • On June 24, 2016
Thursday, August 18 in Rabun Gap, GA Rabun Economic Development Center 400 Kelly’s Creek Rd, Suite 101   The Starting a Business workshop covers important tools and resources a business owner needs to establish a solid foundation during its early years. Topics for Discussion include: Personal Traits of an Entrepreneur Marketing Analysis Legal and Insurance […]
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How Running A Small Business is Like Coaching a Football Team

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On January 11, 2016
It may not be something that often crosses your mind, but football coaches and small business owners have a lot in common. Both professions require leadership, dedication, commitment and a strong work ethic in order to succeed. Just like football coaches, as a small business owner, you must take on many roles to ensure everybody […]
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Leadership That Drags at the Top: Five Steps to Prevention for CEOs and Owners

  • Posted by Robert Miller
  • On February 23, 2015
In The Future of Management, Gary Hamel writes about the challenge of preventing top management’s out-ofdate beliefs from impeding strategic renewal and how to minimize the drag of old mental models. The issue is, understandably, one usually more obvious to middle managers than to top management. As small businesses grow, a common practice is to […]
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Leadership in the Workplace — Part II

  • Posted by Clare Ursillo
  • On July 21, 2011
In my first article, I explained that after retirement from the Army, I started consulting and my first contract was for a large food distribution center. During my time on-site I saw a number of issues that caused me to realize the majority of their problems were caused by trying to manage people as though […]
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Leadership in the Workplace — the Beginning

  • Posted by Clare Ursillo
  • On July 8, 2011
When I retired from the Army after 34 years, I decided to do some consulting work, especially to companies involved in the food industry. My last military job was director of the Army’s commissary command (a grocery chain). I was familiar with many of the key players and companies, and I knew I could help […]
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Business Owners vs. Business Leaders

  • Posted by Clare Ursillo
  • On July 6, 2011
Many business owners become successful business managers but few grow to the next level – a business leader. I have worked with many small business owners during the past 20 years. I have noticed a path that the small-business owners who become business leaders travel. In fact, there are numerous books on the subject, and […]
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