“…And most of all, he presented his style of leadership to us by stating that their role as the head of the organization was to simply be cheerleaders. They further explained that their favorite managerial expression was "to stay in your lane." The power of this illustrative remark was not only offered to us, but one that they tried to stay true to as well. The explanation offered was that we as the staff were the "experts" and if they could do our job then there would be no need for our positions. Consequently, they pledged their loyalty to this philosophy of leadership style and promised just to cheerlead or cheer us on.”Read More
“Are there business assets of yours that are precious in nature and yet are in the corner and not being put to full and practical use? Some of those business assets could include office space, underutilized technology, missed opportunities of further connecting with your customers, etc. In addition, for some businesses, one of the most neglected and shelved assets is the company's personnel. We at, With Purpose, can help with maximizing your human resource assets and putting them into full circulation.”Read More
It is a fact that everyone needs to work in order to make a living and provide the basic necessities for themselves and their family. Consequently, the workplace environment and the value of the employees teaming together to achieve the business goals can not be underestimated. Therefore, it is essential that leaders understand this powerful effect that they can have on the workplace environment and consequently their employees and provide the ultimate working environment. This will not only enhance the lives of the team members, but empower them to meld together for the achievement of the company's vision and contribute to the success of the business in meeting the goals of the operation.Read More
Vince Lombardi assumed nothing when it came to football. Football was his business and he wanted to win. Therefore, in holding up that football on that hot day in July in 1961, he stated to 38 seasoned football players, who had held a previous year's championship within their grasp, the basics of the game. He started the new season with fundamentals; the very building blocks of success in football or any other business for that matter.Read More
just as with the majestic sight of birds flying in perfect symmetry, bystanders will "look upward" to gaze admiringly when your business is flying like a team. You will be noticed and new customers will be drawn as well as receiving the respect of you business peers. At With Purpose we want to aid you in your "southerly" journey in order to reach your business destination. Through team work building we will help your team to soar and fly above the trivial that would drag your business's efficiency and proficiency downward.Read More
When it comes to enjoying the success of one's life or business, it is important to understand and embrace that the business and or our personal success is not thriving due to it's successful endeavors, but built on failures.Read More
The business team must "pull together" and be in synch and each team member must utilize all of their abilities, skills and strength so that the team can be successful. We can help propel your "crew" so that they can become or be sharpened to become a team of purpose and united to "row" together towards your company's vision..Read More
Often, the picture depicted on the left or a similar picture, always begs the question as to whether the individual sees the glass half empty or half-full?
Supposedly, depending upon your answer, it shows whether you are an optimist or a pessimistRead More
In your workplace, the business senses and possible vision of the staff and leadership has become clouded. Perhaps it has been a while since the last "vision" exam for your staff and leadership.We at With Purpose are available to provide that "eye" exam and provide the tools necessary to bring back focus.Read More
Is your business suffering from dementia? Dementia is an insidious disease with many casualties. The primary casualty is the afflicted individual themself and the degrees of thievery that are multileveled. The levels of loss are clinically diagnosed and compartmentalized into stages labeled as one to seven with seven being the final and most severe stage.Read More
Gratitude in the workplace is the glue that binds the extended workplace family together and empowers each member to receive and give gratitude. It is not hollow praise, but given in sincerity of heart and mind that reflects the leadership's attitude towards the meaningful work that is accomplished by the team.Read More
It is time for your business to undergo that annual "physical." That "business physical" conducted by With Purpose will measure the weight of your operations and suggest methods and procedures that will help your operation to maintain its healthy business weight.Read More
Adhere to your purpose and you will soon feel as well as you ever did. On the contrary, if you falter, and give up, you will lose the power of keeping any resolution, and will regret it all your life. -Abraham Lincoln. Today, we can take the words of Abraham Lincoln to heart both in our personal life as well as in our professional life.Read More
To regain focus, there needs to be commitment to reflection. A need to take a couple of steps back and reevaluate the purpose of the entire organization. Peter Drucker said, "Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action."Read More
Let us look at the "pot roast being cooked in your business." Certainly, it makes sense both in the kitchen and in the business world to adhere to a "recipe." Often, these "recipes" are tried and true and are tasty and they work.Read More
Wouldn't it be wonderful in our day-to-day business activities if we could do a "do over" or take a Mulligan. Perhaps a Mulligan could be claimed in the hiring of that new employee that didn't work out or perhaps a Mulligan could be claimed if we hadn't invested in that new inventory system after finding out that a newer and cheaper system came available or perhaps we could claim a do over when we should've expanded our service or vice versa.Read More
Your business is a moving and dynamic organism and its continued success is dependent on its health through the meshing of other contributing parts. Consequently, being a moving and dynamic organism, those different parts and mechanisms of your organizational structure need to have various checkpoints or pause points as provided through checklists.Read More
By looking into the future or to the horizon, the successful business owner can determine what are the emerging business trends, what pitfalls may be lurking on the horizon and bring clarity or magnify one's business vision for success.Read More
Today, perhaps, your business (business) has stalled and a "hidden" power switch needs to be "toggled on."
That lack of fuel flowing to your company's engine could be a lack of goal setting, strategic planning, communication issues, leadership development, etc.Read More
Unfortunately, life is not that easy where we just simply connect the dots and voilà our dreams and pictures of our future emerge.
Sometimes, because of the adventure called life, we may skip a dot, miss a dot or fail, for whatever reason, choose not to follow the dots which then provides a whole different picture than the one we envisioned. In addition, to our personal and professional lives, the connecting of dots could be part of the process towards experiencing success in our business.Read More