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Part Two: The Foundation For How to Build Culture With a Remote Team

In part one of this series, I talked about how the foundation for any healthy (remote) team is culture—which is really rooted in your purpose and values. After all, your company needs live by its purpose. That purpose has to be for an existence bigger than just work itself. In this blog post, we continue … Continue reading Part Two: The Foundation For How to Build Culture With a Remote Team

Part One: The Foundation For How to Build Culture With a Remote Team

When I tell someone how I work remotely, they usually get very interested and deeply curious about the idea of remote work. After asking a few more questions, a lot of the time, I hear peers say how much they’d love to work remotely, too. “Wow, I wish I could work from home!” “You are … Continue reading Part One: The Foundation For How to Build Culture With a Remote Team

#SmallGiantsCincinnati: Meet Other Likeminded Business Leaders in Our Region

See the PDF version of the infographic here. READ MORE: “Why Join the Small Giants Community?” Kim Sykes is a marketer at Edoc Service, Inc.

The Virtual Culture Part IV

We all hear about how disengaged people are at work these days. So what does it take to change the productivity quadrant? There are 7 components to the “Value-Driven Autonomy” pillar so let’s dissect them: Staff Individual Improvement. Is your staff learning at work? This includes learning beyond how to do the job. Are they … Continue reading The Virtual Culture Part IV

Just Click. eSign. Done.

READ MORE: “The Battle of Disruption” Kim Sykes is a marketer and content creator at Edoc Service Inc, a total virtual company

Avoiding the Silver Tsunami

It was 16 years ago that I saw the hand writing on the wall. As a non-family member working in a family-owned company it was apparent that the long term career there was out of reach. This realization plus a nagging idea for a business venture changed my course for the better. The obvious alternative … Continue reading Avoiding the Silver Tsunami

Whose Money Is It?

Own a business? Well it is your business and your money, right? Well, you may want to think through that a little more. When you take on the dream of business ownership there are many constituents to consider. First there are your supplier-partners. They must be paid and paid promptly. What about your banker? They … Continue reading Whose Money Is It?

Too Important to Delegate

We CEO’s all have our strengths and weaknesses. Recognizing this we often look to others on staff to offset the shortcomings. This is fine it is normal and worthwhile. The other issue we face is time management with the key question, “Is my time being spent on those things that only I can do?” Delegating … Continue reading Too Important to Delegate

Who are the Team Members?

Okay we can all agree that employees and staff members should be considered members of the “company team” and contribute accordingly. Well, what about suppliers? Shouldn’t they be part of the team as well? I would suggest a resounding YES and add they should be vetted as carefully as employees in this regard.

Seven Filters of Leadership

When all is said and done, the real crisis we face as a nation and business community comes down to a leadership dilemma. Anyone can be a leader. Often leaders are placed into positions for “time-in-grade”, sometimes by default to fill a critical vacancy timely, sometimes because the individual is in the right place at … Continue reading Seven Filters of Leadership

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