Depending on how you look at your business and how invested you are, you may feel as though the term “small business” is almost pejorative. I had the misfortune of commenting on my mother-in-law’s small business once, and believe me, if investment, time, and passion were the benchmarks, that endeavor and those like it would…Continue Reading
We’ve all had those days. Everything takes 7 steps longer than it should, and you feel like the universe is purposefully blocking your way at every move. What you really want is just one thing to go smoothly, but between the things outside of human control (downed servers; stale coffee; 10,000 spoons when all you…Continue Reading
Internal communications are the lifeblood of your business, whether you realize it or not. Much like the earth as comprised of land + sea + sky, the components of internal communications are process + documentation + culture. As each example needs a harmonious balance to be successful, both also require care and nurturing to develop…Continue Reading
Below are the four most common areas that contribute to the systemic and structural problems many organizations face during fast growth and scaling. We call them the Four Pillars of Internal Communications – the What, Where, When, and How of information sharing.
If your team is suffering from communication overload or experiencing burnout and the “brain drain” that accompanies remote work, assess the efficacy of your policies surrounding the following:Continue Reading
When entrepreneurs and small businesses start out, it’s an exciting time. There are so many things to accomplish and so many items to check off the ever-growing lists. There are people to talk to, webinars to attend, prospects to woo, and reputations to build. It can be heady, and it’s a full-time job in and…Continue Reading