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The End of The Road As We Know It
In this episode I discuss why I'm putting Excellence Expected on a hiatus. For more information, read “Why I Stopped Podcasting & 5 Lessons I Learned Along The Way“. Don't forget, the more you expect from yourself, the more you WILL excel! The post…
How to Develop the Perfect Communication Skills to Fulfil Your Leadership Potential
Small business owners know the importance of communication. We’re never out of reach for our clients and we’re answering calls, e-mails and social media messages almost 24/7. But when it comes to speaking to our staff, colleagues and clients in a f…
Stop Destroying Your Current Customer Relationships
We’ve all seen advertising campaigns from banks and telecommunications companies that advertise a whole range of benefits for new customers. Wow, it sounds like a fantastic way to bring in new customers, right? If you are already a customer, how do…
Creating a Culture of Leadership with Brett Gajda
Company culture has changed a lot. Employees are no longer motivated by money or titles. Now, employees want to feel a sense of contribution and growth. They want to feel good about their jobs and proud of their work and contributions. They don’t w…
Hire on Passion, Not Skill with Alan Arlt
Too many people in business look at potential employees’ skills rather than the person or the passion that person has for the business. Instead of playing it safe and hiring someone based on if they can do this, went to this school, achieved this G…
Three Ways To Motivate Your Staff for the Long Haul
Being a small business owner with a staff can be challenging. The most challenging aspect is finding and retaining the right staff members by motivating them! Staff motivation at every level is changing. People want some control with their lives an…
The Gold Within Your Current Network – Small Business Networking
Putting your head down and working hard is just a fairytale. You have to tell people what you need, and you need people to help you make it to the next level. You need a strong network of critical resources to reach personal and professional goals …
You’re Doing Employee Engagement Wrong – Really
Are you fired up to go to work? Do you feel like you play an active role? Or do you feel like you just go to work, do your job, and get paid? Are you engaged as an employee? If your answer is “No,” you are not alone. What helps to create an effecti…
Finding The Right Small Business Partner for The Long Haul
In business, you can’t do everything yourself. That’s where partners and collaborators come into play. You need people that you can trust and rely on. Also, you need to understand what and who you truly need. Your ingrained preferences and beliefs …
Boost Employee Morale and Small Business Profits with Tested Personnel Training Implementation
Do your employees enjoy going to work? Or are they bored and lack motivation? Do they do the same thing day after day? What if they had a job that was fun and exciting where they learned new skills? Employees want to do well and impress; they don’t…
Never Leave Business Behind Again with Julie Broad
Julie Broad’s priorities were like most college students—get a summer job that pays well to be able to go backpacking in Europe or Central America. So she got a sales job at Kimberly Clark. Eventually, she became a real estate investor/real estate …
Dominate Your Niche & Burn Down Industry Barriers
Have you heard of Dropbox, Evernote, Basecamp, Trello or Highrise? These are results of the boom in the software-as-a-service movement. Software to service is attracting a lot of investment, press, and success. Bea Hatherley pioneered software-as-a…
Developing a Low Risk Growth Plan with 5 Star Franchising
You're in business to succeed, yet there's no question at all that the success you WILL achieve can be gained through so many different means. Today I'm joined by Alan Wilkinson, franchise expert, to discuss how franchising your business can offer …
3 Ways You Can Strengthen Your Bench of Next Generation Leaders with Ryan Jenkins [Host of the Next Generation Catalyst Podcast]
Do you really know how your business will look a generation from now? More importantly, do you know what the pioneers of your business will look like a generation from now; their motivations, desires, dreams, goals, values, ethics and how you can b…
The 3 Step Roadmap to Hiring & KEEPING the BEST Talent for Your Business
Making your business attractive to the finest talent is one of the most difficult challenges facing you as a business owner. Compounded by the lifestyle driven, passionate millennial generation becoming more and more influential in todays recruitme…
The Right Time to Hire? Overcome Superhero Syndrome
This week I talk to Duncan Michael-MacGregor, a digital entrepreneur who owns and operates Duck on Water, a web design and development studio based in the south of the United Kingdom. Duncan is currently overcoming the challenges associated with re…
From Burnout to Broadcast
Welcome to Excellence Expected. Episode 1 is my opportunity to thank you for picking up the show and beginning this journey with me. During the episode I talk about how I bounced back from a business catastrophe to become founder of a rapidly growi…
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Aug 25th, 2014
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Mar 28th, 2016
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