Is critical thinking dead? Has technology and everyone's desire for instant information crippled our ability to apply research, reasoning and decision making together in an attempt to think rationally about what we see, hear and experience? Critical thinking seems to be a dying skill but it shouldn't be. Join your Business Wingmen hosting duo, Steve and Travis Smith for an enlightening discussion about the lost art of critical thinking.
Below you say yes to a job offer, make sure you ask about the culture of the company! Culture is how everything gets done in your new workplace and not knowing before you accept a job offer could be problematic later. Today, your Business Wingmen co-hosts, Steve and Travis Smith drill down on the best ways to bring up the topic and what to look for.
Marketing is a complicated and vast method of generating clients and revenue. So, are you using the right strategy for your business? If you run a professional services company, your best approach might be 'Authority based Marketing'. Rather than waste huge sums of cash and time 'selling' what you offer, train your clients to come to you! Listen in as father and son hosts Steve and Travis Smith dive into the concept of using authority to drive sales and build your brand.
You are getting back to normal only to get slammed with business! Why, because so many of your competitors are out of business or not ready for regular operations. Now your team is maxed out. How do you handle all the new business? In today's episode, your Business Wingmen hosts, father and son duo Steve and Travis Smith talk about ways to get around this dilemma so you can dominate your market while saving your team from burnout.
What do you do when a valuable employee resigns to take a better offer? Do you counter to keep them? The odds that this will end successfully are surprising. Should employees who have accepted another job, renig to stay with their current company for more money? Join Steve and Travis Smith and learn the ins and outs of making or accepting counter offers.
We know that too much authority creates dissension, where as not enough authority as a leader can produce less than mediocre results. Balancing these two isn't just important, it's VITAL to the success of anyone in a leadership role. Join father and son duo Steve and Travis N. Smith as they talk about the delicate act of balancing your authority when leading a team.
Teachable moments can show up frequently but surprisingly sometimes leaving the mentor unprepared and the student unreceptive. Don't let teachable moments go by without harenessing the value that this development approach can have. Join Steve and Travis Smith and learn how to effectively coach your team on the fly.
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.