10 Ways To Help Improve The Success Of Your Business

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The success of any business can be defined by a number of factors. The staff and the work efforts that they make for the company can have a big impact. The way money is handled within a business can be another as well as how much time is spent improving customer satisfaction or growing the company’s reputation on the market. In fact, there’s a lot that’s needed in order to make a business successful, and not every company achieves it, let alone continues that success for many years down the line. Here are ten ways to help improve the success of your business.

How To Support Your Team During The Coronavirus Crisis

The Coronavirus has shown us how quickly businesses can be shut down. Government mandates can come quickly. They can effectively make your business grind to a halt. If you’re not prepared.

Once a government mandate comes to close your business, what do you do?

Team members gathered around a table

Photo by Annie Spratt

You’ve probably chosen to send your team home to work remotely during a crisis. They have their laptops, a VPN connection, and access to their emails.

You may think you’re done supporting your team through the crisis. You’d be wrong. You have to do so much more than provide tools to keep them working during a crisis.

I love what John Mark Comer has to say about leading in the church. You have to follow hard after Christ. If you’re not, you’re not worth following at this point.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

A Reel Leadership Flashback Article

With the shelter-at-home orders still in place and the COVID-19 pandemic still in full effect, movie theaters are not open. New movies aren’t releasing. This means it’s time for another Reel Leadership Flashback article.

Today’s choice was the stupid-funny comedy The Naked Gun starring Leslie Nielsen as the bumbling detective Frank Drebin, Priscilla Presley as Jane Spencer, Ricardo Montalban as Vincent Ludwig, George Kennedy as Ed Hocken, and O.J. Simpson as Nordberg.

OJ Simpson and Leslie Nielsen in The Naked Gun

I thought this would be a haha, laugh out loud comedy. It wasn’t. It had moments of absurdity and crudeness I wasn’t expecting for a PG-13 movie. The Naked Gun didn’t shine until the last half hour or so of the movie.

I know this may be blasphemy to those who enjoy this movie. I did not. Yet, it doesn’t mean there’s no leadership lessons in The Naked Gun. There were a few. We will discuss those in today’s Reel Leadership article.

How To Bring Positivity During A Crisis Like COVID-19/Coronavirus

Tough times begin to wear on people. That’s been the truth for many people lately.

Layoffs. Job terminations. Trying to keep the business afloat.

So much stress has been placed on the shoulders of leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is heavy. It hurts. And leaders are struggling to stay positive.

Staying positive during a crisis might seem like someone struggling to keep their head above water. Or maybe they’re trying to hold a sparkler above their head while sinking… It doesn’t make sense. But it does…

Man holding a sparkler above water while he sinks

Photo by Kristopher Roller

I’ve noticed something. Those impacted by the layoffs and job terminations are trying their best to stay positive. It brings a smile to my face to see what the average person is doing. What they’re doing is above average. It might even be considered leader-like.