What does it mean to be 'professional'? This term gets applied to many people who are in professional occupations but does it mean they are all 'professional' in how they operate? Professionalism is a unique way of being. It's how you think, how you see others, how you show up and how you behave. It's a distinction worth having!
Have you ever sat back and thought about how you go to where you are today? If you a business profesional, the thought has probably come up once or twice. One of the best ways to develop the the vision and confidence to continue to succeed, is to think about how you got this far in the first place.
Management is the secret sauce of a well run, profitable business. But not all companies have capable managers or know how to development them into confident, credible authority figures. Management skills deficiencies can go from poor communication skills to decision making, delegation and organization. Without these basics, your core operation will struggle.
Have you heard? AI is taking over the world and it's starting with ChatGPT. This new AI tool has taken the industry and everything else by storm. Try it and you'll be astounded at how fast and 'human' the results appear. But will this new software, and the many more sophisticated tools that are sure to follow, be a blessing or a curse?
Every business professional faces problems. How you approach them determines how well you solve them. If your behavior is to avoid problems hoping they will go away, this episode of the Business Wingmen is for you.
Job performance and satisfaction can be elusive to attain and to keep. So, what do you do if you've lost your mojo and are afraid others will find out? This happens to lots of professionals, whether you are starting a new job, moving up the company latter or have been in the same role for a long time.
Every time you bring someone new into your company, your culture is affected. Question is, are you considering cultural fit when deciding to hire someone? Can you even describe the culture in your company now? Knowing what your culture looks like and being able to ask the right questions of a prospective employee are essential to insuring your company culture is preserved, even improved.
Steve Smith and Travis Smith are experienced professionals with a combined 55 years in business. They are also father and son. Together, they explore the many facets of professional development and business success.