Below is an exerpt from my book “Billionaire in Training.” This is a sample of the teachings that I gave at Prairie Meadows on Wednesday, October 24.
So often I meet people who think they’re in business for themselves, and yet by my definition, they’re not. Let me explain. read more
Information: At this first stage being information the entrepreneur needs education in his choice area or interest. “Education” is a broad term that can have many meanings, but it is generally defined as the process of learning and acquiring information.
Entrepreneurship is a system of being self-employ with no breakdown as being condition with the problem, situation or challenges of unemployment in a given system. An entrepreneur is an agent of change.
Degrees and grades are rarely a good indication of an employee’s future success on the job.
The success of any company or organization depends almost entirely on its most important resource: its workforce. It is the people who make up an organization who ultimately decide which revenue streams to pursue, how to deal with rising costs, how to implement marketing programs and how to monitor and sustain continued success and growth. Even in an era of significant technological resources and capabilities, a skilled team is crucial to execute your business strategy and support the bottom line.
One reason why owning a small business is so attractive is because it involves less of the kind of red tape associated with larger organizations. Yet, if you have employees, you need to have policies in a number of areas, no matter the size of your business.
Case in point: a colleague of mine who runs a small business recently terminated an employee who had stolen from the company. On the Record of Employment – the document that must be prepared when someone’s employment ends for any reason – she indicated “For Cause.”
The past 2 days have been spent completely immersed in all things HR for many CHROs and SVPs of HR. Many will ask how that is different from any normal day for those in attendance and really it’s not. However, these professionals have been attending the CHRO Exchange in Palm Coast Florida. The CHRO Exchange is a very exclusive and intimate event for senior level HR professionals filled with numerous interactive sessions and discussions. The CHRO Exchange kicked off with a great keynote session from Kevin Harper, SVP HR Strategy and Operations-Global People, with Walmart discussing driving change to maximize business performance. This session really set the tone and theme for the event.
The balance between work and life is a conversation that happens daily around the world. Many organizations require employees to take time off, and some that even provide vacations for tenured employees. This not only boosts the organizations culture, but also boosts engagement among employees. However, what happens when employees are late to work and blame it on “life.” There could be numerous reasons why employees are late; childcare issues, a traffic accident, medical or health, worked late and overslept… the reasons could be endless. Some of the reasons that employees are late are issues that according to the legal department, you cannot ask.