The top blog posts on leadership for business owners
Carol A. Wilcox
PREFERRED Therapy Providers, Inc.
Do you think of yourself as a leader? Although leadership can be defined in many ways and scenarios, if you own a business and have employees – like it or not- you’re a leader. Whether you own a multi-million-dollar business or have a single clinic on Main Street, how you lead, inspire and motivate all have an impact on you personally as well as in the success of your business.
No matter who you are; or what stage you are on your path to leadership, you’ll most likely need to turn to business leaders for mentoring, advice and support. We have chosen some of the top blog posts from independent business leaders (not sponsored or supported by an organization such as a business school or publication) to guide you in the right direction. These inspiring posts are from people who have experienced all the challenges, disappointments and rewards that leadership can bring.
HOW TO KNOCK A BOX OFF A STOOL WITH A COOKIE
In this post, Dan Rockwell shows us how no one improves until they receive feedback, even if the feedback is the sound of a cookie hitting the ceiling.
HOW TO OVERCOME YOUR BIGGEST LEADERSHIP FEARS
Regardless of how successful you are with leadership, you can still have a nagging fear or two lingering at the back of your mind. In this post, Lolly Daskal addresses the most common leadership fears and how to overcome them.
YOU DON’T THINK LIKE ME
Do you always listen to someone who may not think the way you do? How do you handle that? Is it a good thing or a bad thing? In this post, Steve McKee points out how to use different ways of thinking as a leadership tool.
THESE POOR LEADERSHIP PRACTICES ARE COMMON BUT LIMIT YOUR INFLUENCE
You work hard at becoming a great leader for your business by focusing on results and relationships. But, still you find yourself struggling. In this post, David Dye points out the most common poor leadership practices that may not be serving you well.
THE MOST AMAZING QUESTION
As a former human resources specialist, Mary Jo Asmus was accustomed to people coming to her with all types of workplace woes that she simply could not solve for them. She learned to manage her anxiety by asking a simple, but most effective question.
About the Author:
Carol A. Wilcox is the staff writer and head of marketing communications at PREFERRED Therapy Providers, Inc. You can reach Carol here.
This article is brought to you by PREFERRED Therapy Providers Inc. PREFERRED is the nation’s leading payor management services network. Our expertise is working with physical, occupational and speech therapy practices – from single clinics to multiple clinic locations.