5 proven tips to better define your company’s unique value proposition

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. The business world is incredibly competitive – which is no doubt why around 45% of businesses fail within five years of opening. While there are many reasons a business can fail, one of the biggest barriers to success is not having a well-defined Unique Value Proposition (UVP). … Read more

How to Create a 3-Step Leadership Development Framework

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. Answering this simple question can change your business forever: what does it mean to be a leader in your organization? As a leadership coach and trainer, I am often asked, “What is the best leadership training for my organization?” My answer is always: “What change do you … Read more

5 best practice tips for onboarding remote employees

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. Few companies pay enough attention to employee onboarding – according to a recent Gallup survey, only 12% of employees think their company does it well. And it’s clear that effective onboarding is crucial to business productivity and employee retention: successful onboarding can improve employee performance by up … Read more

4 Ways to Stop Entrepreneurship from Ending Your Marriage

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. When I co-founded Keap with my brothers-in-law in 2001, I had no idea the scale of the challenges ahead. In particular, I had no idea that the pressure of entrepreneurship would build up until one day it threatened to crush my marriage. Here’s what happened then, and … Read more

3 Lessons Subscription Businesses Can Teach You About Building Links and Promoting Community

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. This is going to sound controversial, but hear me out: your metrics and data won’t help you reach the next phase of your business. Don’t get me wrong, they play a huge role in growing and scaling your business, but so do other assets that are perhaps … Read more

4 Commitments All-Inclusive Leaders Must Honor

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. 2022 was the first year of diversity, equity and inclusion accountability for inclusive leaders. Our future will be filled with rising expectations from employees, customers and business partners, who expect us to step up and courageously respond to society’s needs and problems through human differences. It won’t … Read more

How leaders and their teams thrive through continuous learning

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. After probably spending years in college and excitedly anticipating a professional life, it’s easy to be sympathetic to an entrepreneur’s hesitation to return to the classroom. But being focused on excellence and stability, like it or not, also means nurturing knowledge and skills as leaders, as well … Read more

How to Make Your Weekly Status Meetings More Exciting

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. Team meetings are often the most telling sign of an organization’s culture. And who of us hasn’t attended the painfully dry and boring weekly status meeting? The format is predictable: each person shares their work status, then ends up with a whole new to-do list at the … Read more

Long-term success and quality leadership are built on authenticity

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. To say that we have collectively experienced massive turmoil and upheaval since the arrival of 2020 would be an understatement of the utmost measure. The lessons learned from the pandemic and the roller coaster it has created in our personal and professional lives highlight the essential nature … Read more

Why High Performance Culture is Critical to Business Success in 2023

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. With 2023 business planning underway, business leaders are setting priorities for next year and beyond. For some, the focus may be on productivity or cutting back on certain benefits like flexible working hours. A high performance culture improves productivity, brings higher profits and happier employees, improves talent … Read more