Steps Business Leaders Can Take To Achieve Success

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It is no secret that running a business is incredibly challenging. Statistics suggest that the majority of new ventures fail, and the road to success is often littered with hurdles and obstacles. Leadership plays a critical role in maximizing the chances of staying afloat. In this guide, we’ll discuss effective steps business leaders can take.

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Communication has never been more important. With businesses all over the world adjusting and adapting to remote working and more flexible staffing structures, it’s crucial for teams to be able to communicate openly and efficiently. As a leader, it’s hugely beneficial to encourage communication between employees and to engage with clients and partners. Ensure that your employees have the equipment and technology required to bridge physical gaps and distances and try to create a culture that facilitates communication. Every employee should feel able to share opinions and ideas or raise concerns. 

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Protégé

A Reel Leadership Article

The Protégé stars Samuel L. Jackson as the assassin Moody. His protégé is Anna (Maggie Q). When Moody is apparently assassinated, Anna goes on a hunt for his killer and revenge.

The movie is full of action, entertainment, and, important to Reel Leadership, leadership lessons.

Maggie Q and Samuel L. Jackson in The Protege

You will be brought back in time. Then be brought forward again. You will see Anna tangle with bad guys such as Michael Keaton’s Rembrandt, Patrick Malahide’s Vohl, and David Rintoul’s Edward Hayes.

Now, it’s time to jump into Reel Leadership. Let’s discover the leadership lessons in The Protégé.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Protégé

1. Figure out why your team stopped being dependable:

Moody finds a young girl (a young Anna) hiding in a closet amidst mass causalities. She’s scared and holding a gun. She pulls the trigger and it just clicks.

5 Books Leaders Should Read In September 2021

There’s a never-ending great wealth of information to be found in books. Every month, I bring you a list of great titles that will help you either professionally, personally, or spiritually.

This month I am bringing you 5 titles that you need to read ASAP.

5 Books Leaders Should Read In September 2021

I can’t help but mention my own upcoming book, Reel Leadership. I extended the pre-order for a few more days (ends early Monday morning). Make sure you help support the Reel Leadership book by pre-ordering today.

1. On The Edge by Alison Levine:

Alison shares her story of climbing Mount Everest and relates the journey to that of a leader. Every step of her adventure, Alison discovers something new about herself, those she is climbing with, and leadership.

If you love adventure, the great outdoors, and leadership, pick up On The Edge.

Are Your Asks Too Small?

A local business owner reached out to me during my Indiegogo campaign for the Reel Leadership book pre-sale (pre-sale ends August 30th at 3 AM EST). He wanted to know what he could do to help the campaign be successful.

I rattled off a couple of things he could do that were on the top of my head. He could:

  • Share the Indiegogo campaign with people he knows
  • Like the posts that I was sharing about the book
  • Pray for success

These were small asks. Something simple I felt anyone could do. They were also small. TOO small.

After I shared with him my ideas, he said “Is that all?” And I was like “I think so…”

This businessman then replied that he had an idea he was willing to do. He asked me:

Is SEO or PPC Marketing Best for Maximizing Profit?

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Online marketing is essential to making a business profitable. For this reason, there are hundreds of strategies thrown around as the best way to market for profit. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to wade through the rubbish to find genuinely good ideas.

Through all the small-time marketing strategies, there are two top dogs. SEO and PPC are well-known as the two best ways to market online for profit. But both take time and patience – it can seem overwhelming to consider them at first, especially if you are a small business.

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So, for those just starting out, you may be wondering which one is best to dedicate your time and resources to. In this post, we’ll discuss when SEO and PPC work best, how to make them work for you, and from this, you should be able to work out which is best for you.