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The Key to Effective Delegation: Clear Communication

September 17, 2019 | Dear CFO | No Comments

Delegating effectively can lift the performance of both you and your company. Strong delegation skills are a vital tool, offering benefits for both the person who delegates and the team member delegated to. However, not all delegation is effective. Here are the common traps and how to avoid them. 

Building Effective Teams: How Individual Strengths Help Your Business Succeed

September 10, 2019 | CEO Buddy | No Comments

Do you have employees or team members? Are the individual strengths and contributions of your team members recognized and fostered?

In the words of Andrew Carnegie, “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”

Building effective teams within your company requires strong leadership.

Multiple Offices: How to Lead Multiple Teams in Different Locations

September 3, 2019 | Dear CFO | No Comments

Dear CFO,
Our small business is growing and we’ve expanded to a second location across the state. It’s my job to manage the accounting and operations teams in both offices. How would you recommend I lead multiple teams in different locations?
Dividing My Time in Dallas, TX

Managing across multiple offices is a challenge I’m very familiar with! Overseeing multiple teams in different offices feels like getting split in two.

Strategic Hiring and Building Your Team: Replace, Reuse, or Redefine?

August 20, 2019 | CEO Buddy | No Comments

Every business owner has faced the dreaded moment when a treasured employee offers up their resignation. It rarely happens at a convenient time. No matter how well you perform as a leader, you can’t control everything; this extends to your employee turnover. 

But, as they say, when one door closes another one opens.

Finding and Attracting the Best Job Candidates for Your Team

August 13, 2019 | Dear CFO | No Comments

Dear CFO,
Our department is hiring. I’ve been asked to write an ad and assist HR as they narrow down the resumes. How do I write an ad that will get noticed? Attracting the best job candidates and finding the right fit for the role is critical to our small team. Help me write an employee ad that sells!
Hiring in Harrisburg, PA

So, your company is in a position to hire? That’s terrific! Business growth is all about getting the right people in the right seats on the bus.