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Elevate Your Hiring Game: Insider Tips for Securing Top Management Talent

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Elevate Your Hiring Game: Insider Tips for Securing Top Management Talent
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By Cheryl Powers

In today’s competitive talent landscape, attracting, finding, selecting, hiring and onboarding top managers for your company is tougher than ever before. This isn't just by chance; it's due to several reasons that small and mid-market business owners often miss or don't give enough importance to.

Knowing these challenges is key to solving them.

Let's explore why it's hard to hire great management talent:

Why Business Owners Struggle to Hire Top Management Talent

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9 Crucial Questions Every Owner Must Answer When Growing Their Team

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9 Crucial Questions Every Owner Must Answer When Growing Their Team
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 By Cheryl Powers

Expanding a team is more than just adding bodies to your company—it's about finding the right kind of people who'll turbocharge your growth. As an owner, you need to be tactical and thoughtful about whom you bring into your fold. It's not just about filling positions; it's about enriching your team's dynamics and enhancing your company’s capabilities. 

The Complex Journey of Team Growth

When you're at the helm of a small or mid-market business,...

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Business Owners, Here's How You're Unintentionally Stalling Success: The Critical Need for Business Processes & Systematization

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Business Owners, Here's How You're Unintentionally Stalling Success: The Critical Need for Business Processes & Systematization
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By Cheryl Powers

In today's fast-paced entrepreneurial world, the key to sustained success isn't just about having a groundbreaking idea or unparalleled talent. It's about something far more fundamental yet often overlooked: effective business processes and systematization. As a business advisor and coach to founders and owners, I've seen too many entrepreneurs and business owners inadvertently hurting themselves, their businesses, their customers, their employees, and ultimately, their...

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Harvesting Success: Thanksgiving Insights for Business Value Growth

By Cheryl Powers

As Thanksgiving approaches, it's a time for reflection and gratitude, not just in our personal lives but in our businesses, too. This season offers a unique opportunity for business owners and founders to cultivate a thriving environment that adds value to their leadership, employees, and customers. Here's how you can harvest success this Thanksgiving and create a business that’s valuable on all fronts.

Cultivating an Engaged Workforce

An engaged workforce is the...

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Navigating the Sales Hiring Storm: How to Anchor Your Team with Superstars

By Cheryl Powers

Imagine for a moment the enterprise value your company could reach if every sales hire turned out to be a veritable superstar, a perfect fit for the demanding rhythm of your business. Now imagine what that would mean to you personally.

What would it add to your customer happiness?

What would it do for your employee satisfaction?

How would it impact your standing against the competition?

And what would it do for your personal wealth?

Yet, here's the sobering reality: nearly...

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The Algorithm's Gonna Get You: Stop Letting Google Dictate Your Lead Flow and Get an Outbound Strategy that Delivers

by Cheryl Powers

Ever found yourself obsessing over Google Analytics, fretting every time there's a minor dip in your website traffic? You're not alone. We're living in an era where many businesses have become heavily reliant on Google for their lead flow. Here's why this is problematic:

Sole Reliance: Relying on a single lead source is risky. If there's an algorithm change or if your SEO falters, it could cripple your business.

Unpredictability: Algorithms are constantly changing. What works...

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Unlock the Secret: Ethically Clone Your Best Employees Fast!

By Cheryl Powers

Ever found yourself wishing, “If only I had a team full of [Best Employee's Name]s?” 

I’ve been there, and I totally get you.

Imagine this: A company where everyone is as knowledgeable, skilled, and efficient as your star employee. 

Sounds like a dream?

But what if I told you it's achievable? Even kind of simple?

I'm thrilled to invite you to a masterclass that I believe could revolutionize the way you look at building and managing teams: "How to...

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The Beautiful Dance Between Enterprise Value and Owner Wealth

 By Cheryl Powers

There's an untold story in the bustling alleys of entrepreneurship, a tale of owner wealth. Often overshadowed by giant corporations and tech unicorns, these owners occupy a golden space. 

They're neither too small to be overwhelmed nor too big to be impersonal. And if you ever want to witness the art of growth and personal wealth generation, this is where the magic happens.

When I work with entrepreneurs and business owners, there's a notion I have always...

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Navigating Through Economic Volatility: A Blueprint for Successful Business Owners Who Want to Grow Significant Companies and Maximize their Personal Wealth

By Cheryl Powers

In a constantly evolving global economy, business owners often find themselves on a rollercoaster of highs and lows.

And let's be real: riding that coaster isn't always fun, is it?

Just as sailors must skillfully navigate stormy seas, business owners need to cross the unpredictable waves of economic turbulence.

But here's the silver lining: economic volatility isn't simply a challenge—it's an opportunity.

I often find myself remembering, the most breathtaking views...

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Closing the Owner Wealth Gap: 5 Strategies to Maximize Your Company Value

 By Cheryl Powers

If you’re like many of our business owner clients, your company is not just a source of income; it's your largest and most significant asset. Often, the value of your business comprises the lion's share of your personal net worth. 

Personal net worth represents the difference between an individual's assets and liabilities. For business owners, the equity value of their business often makes up a significant portion of these assets. However, it's not uncommon...

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