Does success rely on luck? This topic has been researched thoroughly and the answer is.... it depends! In today's Business Wingmen podcast, co-hosts Steve Smith & Travis Smith weigh the data on whether or not luck influences success or is just an excuse used by people who aren't successful themselves.
Does your business need to change? Over time, consumers, market conditions and relevancy can deminish a business's brand and business effectiveness. Companies big and small deal with this every day. Look no further than Starbucks and Patagonia.
Exceptional performance doesn't seem to be the behavior most professionals are striving for these days. As popular trends like, 'quiet quitting' start to appear in social media conversations, we decided that identifying behaviors that define the best professionals was a better way to go.
Whether you are the owner of the business or a key employee in a larger company, understanding sales and knowing how to sell can be a critically important skill that will drive impact! Everything you do requires convincing someone else to adopt your way of thinking, doing or buying what you have. It starts with having the right attitude. The rest we discuss in this episode.
There are many different leadership styles. Some leaders are true to one type, others employ a variety of styles for different situations and people. Do you know what your leadership style is and if it's working for you?
One of the biggest detriments to a successful business or career is lack of accountability. There are many reasons why people are not accountable for their responsibilities or work output. So, how do you turn around a workplace that lacks accountability?
The term, 'word salad' has been popularized recently as a way to describe people who can't speak plainly or coherently. But this term has much deeper roots and reasons for happening and it happens with lots of people, maybe even you!
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.