Today, the business world is more rapid, complex, and volatile than ever before in history, a trend that shows no signs of slowing down. With that in mind, it’s vital that entrepreneurs tighten up their business practices now, not later.
Here are four bad habits to kick in order to shed your company’s sluggishness and step fully into the modern
- Procrastinating training investment: Investing in comprehensive training resources, which expands the skills of both you and your employees, can ensure you stay competitive in the midst of constant change.
- Amassing knowledge without applying it: With millions of well-meaning advice articles plastered across the Internet, it’s easier than ever to learn new principles. But you can’t stop there. Actively implement the
knowledge you gain, instead
of keeping it locked away in your mind.
- Expecting ideas to come from the top down: Today’s savvy business owner doesn’t solely channel those at the
top of the organization chart. Instead, they welcome ideas from all levels of the company.
- Busywork: Too many leaders get caught up in output metrics instead of outcomes. Get the numbers out of the way and watch your employees shine. Inc.com 11/16/2017