Work isn’t always the most fun place to be, but many people spend the majority of their weekday in the office. Staring at the cubicles and following the routine has the potential to take a huge toll on your employees, and that can really knock down productivity a few notches. If you aren’t doing anything to mitigate the problem, it’s
Octane Results: Goal Setting
“Throughout my journey, I’ve found a common denominator for achieving greatness – teamwork.” – Gilberto Crombe, EO Global Chairman.
Richard Branson quotes, “Togetherness is a hugely important aspect of life. It unites us, gives us security, much-needed support and a sense of belonging, and encourages us to love one another.”
Are you ready for EO24? Do you even know about this amazing 24-hour, interactive experience that will feature top-class speakers, rich learning opportunities and the ability to live-chat with these speakers and other entrepreneurs globally? We can’t wait to host this updated, fresh take on a celebration of learning for entrepreneurs worldwide.
The following story was written by James Breeze, CEO of Objective Experience and an EO At-Large member in the Asia Pacific region:
“Dad! I want to start a charity!”
You can imagine my surprise hearing this from my seven year old son, Ben, while he was sitting at my desk watching videos on YouTube.
“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”
Warren Rustand, celebrated businessperson, adviser and educator, and EO Global Leadership Academy Dean, gave a presentation at the Aspen Institute for EO Colorado members called “Taking Your Life to the Next Level.” Here is a segment of his talk, where he asks entrepreneurs to re-evaluate their life perspective and to see what’s possible in their journeys of success.
To see Mr. Rustand’s entire presentation, click here.
What would a Tuesday be without a few motivational tips for WOMENtrepreneurs? To continue on with our theme of “31 Days of #WOMENtrepreneurs,” Heidi Hanna, an EO Speaker, shares a few tips for our audience:
By Jenny Vance, president of LeadJen
In the early stages of a business, an entrepreneur typically takes on several roles to get his or her company off the ground. One of these roles might deal with sales. However, keeping the sales pipeline full is often not the best use of an entrepreneur’s time. He or she should spend time closing the deal, not cold-calling. As the need for support grows, many companies wind up outsourcing their lead-generation needs. In my six years of experience helping clients guide their sales goals, I’ve seen how beneficial lead-generation partners can be. They offer:
“Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn’t work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.”
— Roger Von Oech