Help! I’m not a natural leader

If you’re a business owner, you’re a leader – whether you want to be or not.  For some business owners, building and leading a team, getting the most out of people, and nurturing talent are some of the most rewarding aspects of the job.  It’s what gets them out of bed with a spring in their step.

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Business is going well, so why do you need a business plan?

As a business adviser, I work with owners of all sorts of businesses –  creative and otherwise. One thing that a surprising number of business owners have in common is that they just don’t plan their business.

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Do you need a co-pilot in your business?

As a business owner, you have the dual responsibility of deciding where your business is going, and making sure you get there. Much like the pilot of a plane, you need to know your destination, plot your course and then get your aircraft from A to B.

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Business owners, how clear is your vision?

Do you have a clear vision of where you’re going? Some business owners do and some don’t. When I start working with a client, if their vision is a blurry, vague picture, without a distinct destination or route towards it, I start by helping them clarify that picture.

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