While McDonald’s wasn’t the first franchise business, it has become the premier example of the business model. With roots that trace back to a Southern California drive-in started by brothers Dick and Mac McDonald, McDonald’s has grown to a network of well over 38,000 locations in more than 120 countries. Today, I’m going to share with you tasty secrets McDonald’s used to reach business success.
When thinking about successful direct to consumer brands goop may not come to mind. But over more than a decade Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand has grown from a weekly newsletter into an eCommerce, media and events empire valued at $250 million by 2018. So, what can you learn from Goop? This article will take a deep dive into the brand’s journey to success — as well as provide some tips you can use when building your own brand.
When a team leader’s style can be summarized with “my way or the highway,” that leader can accurately be called an autocrat. Autocratic leadership, also known as authoritarian leadership, is a style of leadership characterized by direct, top-down communication and commands. Unsurprisingly, as a more extreme style of leadership, it isn’t suited to every situation. Therefore, it’s necessary to take a close look at its benefits and drawbacks and consider when autocratic leadership might be an appropriate approach to implement.
With our society obsessed being with a sugar coating. It can get tough to be the blunt one. People feel happy when they are being loved and accepted by others. But just to create a lasting impression you sometimes forget to reveal the facts or the truth which causes hindrance in creating a bond between you and others. Today I’m going to share with you how to be more outspoken at work, without sounding like a jerk!
Hardship is inevitable. But self-pity is optional. If you’re in the midst of hard times, here’s how to stop feeling sorry for yourself and do something to keep your pity party in check.
Investing in yourself is one of the best return on investments you can have. Whether it’s investing in learning a new skill, developing yourself personally or professionally, tapping into your creativity or hiring a coach, you need to give to yourself first before you can give to others. Today I’m getting to share with you my top free ways for investing in yourself and improving your life as a whole.
Inflation seems to be all over the news today. Rising gas prices and interest rates, increasing costs of food, and a housing market that appears to be ready to burst are all discussed when you see the word inflation. After being hammered by the Covid-19 pandemic, business owners are particularly vulnerable to the effects of inflation. In today’s article, I’m going to discuss strategies your business can implement to fight the harmful effects of inflation.
Great thinkers are successful leaders. They know how to solve problems, they know how to unleash possibilities, and they know how to achieve the impossible. Here are five powerful patterns outstanding leaders use to think differently.
Are you feeling stuck in life or at work? Do you feel like you should just start over in life? You’re not alone. It’s a nearly universal human experience to feel stuck at some point in life. Whether in a career, relationship, or even in identifying the next goal — most people will feel stuck at some point. But how do you get unstuck in life and getting back into the flow?
We are all familiar with the procrastination phenomenon. When we procrastinate, we squander away our free time and put off important tasks we should be doing them till it’s too late. And when it is indeed too late, we panic and wish we got started earlier. It’s easy to put off hard or time consuming assignments until the very last minute, but if you do, you then may have to pull a stress-induced all-nighter. Here are my surefire ways to finally stop procrastinating and make things done.
The Ultimate Leadership Survival Guide
If you are starting your first leadership role, then The Ultimate Leadership Survival Guide will be invaluable to you.
Providing the tools to help you work out your leadership, it then offers a step-by-step program for development, including some essential hints for strengthening your own leadership style.
Procrastination is a bad companion. Gear up your leadership skills NOW!