Your Team’s Stated Function Should Control Its Formation

teambuildingA“The Structure Of Your Team Should Be Determined By Its Function”

No part of your business can be considered insignificant. This statement is especially true when it comes to defining the formation of your project teams.  The key to proper formation is controlled by the critical functioning that will be required of the team itself.

If you truly understand how your team should function, it becomes quite easy to design the team’s formation.  Many times, this process is incorrectly performed in reverse order – sometimes by default.  In other words, teams are formed with individuals who are available and accessible but then you are often faced with the difficult process of attempting to “mold” them into what you really needed to have done in the first place.  This is seldom easy to do and can be extremely stressful most times.

There is a saying that applies to this subject.  The phrase is “Form follows function”.  When the intended function is known, the formation of your team becomes somewhat self-evident.

Entrepreneurs who understand our particular strategies will purposely design their teams differently than many other business people might.  This is a huge advantage for entrepreneurs who are not “locked in” to a particular set of individuals and/or staff personnel.

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Don’t Focus On Just Succeeding, Focus Instead On Solving A Problem

ProblemSignATo Make Your Business  Prosper, What Should You Focus Upon Doing?

When you chose to focus upon becoming an entrepreneur, were you thinking mainly about the freedom you would have from a “restricted” working environment or perhaps thinking of the opportunity to generate an income worthy of your talents?  Either way, those two possibilities are nice starting points.

However, to make the most impact with your efforts, your business should reflect your thoughts and efforts to solve a problem that is of interest to a large audience of people (especially your potential clients and customers).  You see, your business success becomes more certain the closer your business can be associated with a solution that is common to a large number of people. Continue reading Don’t Focus On Just Succeeding, Focus Instead On Solving A Problem

Which Are You Really? An Entrepreneur Or A Small Business Owner?

BrunetteOnPhoneAAre You Comfortable Being Called Either Or Do You Have A Preference? 

If you were to ask enough people what is the difference between an entrepreneur and a small business owner, you could literally write books about the vast differences that you would be given.  Many of them would be so kind as to provide you with example after example to prove their points. Continue reading Which Are You Really? An Entrepreneur Or A Small Business Owner?

How To Know For Certain If You Can Succeed In Business

DelegateAAre You Able To Tell Others What They Should Be Doing?

The question of whether you can succeed in business is not an empty thought.  Chances are that this question has gone through your mind many times.  If you are like most entrepreneurs, the thought drives you forward and keeps reminding you that you have not yet reached your ultimate goal.  If so, then what is holding you back?  Do you have any firm idea of what exactly the problem might be? Continue reading How To Know For Certain If You Can Succeed In Business

How Does It Feel To Be Fired?

outthedoorAGetting Fired Always Brings A Wave Of Emotions!

Have you ever been fired?  If so, do you remember how it felt?

Most likely there were a rush of emotions literally all at the same time!  There was likely fear, anger, embarrassment, nervousness, disappointment, guilt, uncertainty, etc.  In some cases, there could also be relief, excitement, joy and a strong sense of sudden freedom.

How a person might react is hard to predict sometimes, but what is easier to predict is how they might be talked to – during the firing process.  Here are some thoughts that may help if you have to fire someone. Continue reading How Does It Feel To Be Fired?

Take This Survey And Receive Your Free Personal Entrepreneurial Potential Report

IntoTheFutureAHave You Ever Wanted To Know How Much Actual Potential You Have Inside Of You? 

That Information Would Be Wonderful To Know Whenever You Are Thinking About How To Quickly Generate More Money .

However, Projecting The Future Is Really Quite Difficult, But Learning From The Past Is  Very Easy!  In Fact, When We Examine The Past In A Particular Way, We Can “Almost” Predict The Future In Quite A Few Instances. We have a quick, simple and personal way to demonstrate this to you. Continue reading Take This Survey And Receive Your Free Personal Entrepreneurial Potential Report

Are You Trying To Become Someone Who You Already Are?

whoareyoureallyAAre You Still Trying To Be Someone Who You May Already Be?

Without a doubt, entrepreneurs can sometimes seem to be a really strange breed.  They are usually considered strange or different mainly because they actually are.  That is not a bad thing really.  The world needs entrepreneurs and always has needed them.

So if you are not absolutely certain that you are one or if you wish that you could become one, this article may help you to uncover some of the answers for you.

Do you see yourself in any of the following descriptions? Continue reading Are You Trying To Become Someone Who You Already Are?

Who Told You To Become The Boss?

startmyownbusinessASo Just Who Exactly Made You The BOSS Of Me?

There is a very good chance that you have already decided to one day become an entrepreneur, and you are just waiting for the right moment to announce your intention to the world.  Well, if that is the case for you – perhaps this message will help you to make the final decision. Continue reading Who Told You To Become The Boss?

The Positives And Negatives Of Earning Your Living From Home

workingmanfromhomeAWould You Really Like To Be Able To Work From Your Home?

Many organizations and businesses permit their staff members to work from their homes.  Doing work out of your very own home is actually a huge blessing. Truth be told there are many perks that any worker would love. If you are bracing for a decision regarding whether or not to choose a position with no need to commute, take a close look at several benefits as well as drawbacks that you will have to deal with if you choose to work from home. Continue reading The Positives And Negatives Of Earning Your Living From Home

How Will You Find The Best New Employees For Your Business?

jobinterviewAFinding The Very Best Employees Require A Plan!

Once the core values and principles of your business have been established, it is vital that they are followed by each and every employee.  If this does not happen or is left to a “hit or miss” approach, then disaster awaits your organization. Continue reading How Will You Find The Best New Employees For Your Business?