In recent podcasts, we've spoken about the value of being grateful in challenging circumstances and how you get stronger when your attitude is right. We've spoken about the additional burden leaders carry to network at a high level with others who have faced incredible challenges, so we can learn from them. Today's show will serve you well.
We face challenges MAKING AMERICA STRONG AGAIN because we must strengthen the economy and unite our fellow citizens. Imagine we also had to contend with 1500% hyper-inflation, the government taking over private businesses, rolling power outages, a potential military coups, riots in the streets and having to spend an average of 4 hours a day scavenging stores to feed your family. Welcome to Caracas, Venezuela... 2016.
In Episode 57, you'll meet an amazing man, Luis Vicente Garcia, a long time friend, best selling author, Georgetown University educated Economist with an MBA and decades of high level business experience... who is building his coaching business from Caracas to serve the Latin American market. Luis' grateful attitude and focus in the face of calamity is amazing. To learn more, click here to go to www.LuisVicenteGarcia.com.
Small business professionals, along with the rest of the 7 Billion people on the planet, only have 24 hours in a day to fit everything in. What's the real opportunity cost when owners and employees invest a lot of time in non-productive work, simply to comply with rules and regulations? Productivity drops, costs increase, profit shrinks.
In the last several years, there has been an alarming statistic that documents the number of small business starts in the United States is lower than the number of failures. This means that failed businesses are outpacing startups, which by itself can be explained in a number of ways.
The overarching concern is the amount of time that compliance, regulatory requirements and taxes steal from business operations, especially for new companies. What is the potential upside if we could creatively free up some of the lost time? What could the impact be on small business productivity and entrepreneurial success? In Episode 56, we drill down and ask that question... and discover some insightful answers.
In the previous two episodes, we've discussed the importance in having an attitude of gratitude and how to use it to overcome challenges. Now we drill down and look at how to apply the same spirit to begin to solve bigger problems, especially those which concern our nation as a whole.
If you are going to play a role in MAKING AMERICA STRONG AGAIN, what are the characteristics of the team you'll need to have in place to make it happen? In Episode 55, we examine the characteristics of those people who have the right stuff to take on mediocrity and drive change. While it begins with a similar attitude, that's only the beginning...
In today's show, you'll learn four specific points of common ground, your fellow patriots share as well as one fundamental objective they all have. You'll also discover why you must decide sooner rather than later which path you will choose; lead, follow or get out of the way.