Written by John F. Dini
CMBA, CExP President, MPN Inc.
Like every business owner, I've often been awake at 2 AM. Sometimes it’s because I’m excited, and sometimes because I’m worried, but it’s always because of the business. Since 2008 I’ve posted weekly articles about the challenges and solutions I see in my work with the Hunters of our society, the 3% of people who own businesses, and create over 60% of all new jobs.
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John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why business owners need to identify the farmers and hunters in their organizations, including themselves, and then delegate the work around those classifications.
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My definition of an incentive is variable compensation designed to encourage specific behavior. The challenge is to make sure that behavior is really something you want to encourage. A home building company bonuses purchasing managers based on their ability to reduce … Continue reading
I’m returning to this space almost exactly a month from my last post. It’s the longest period that I’ve missed in the last 6 1/2 years, but I heartily recommend a refresh break to business owners, and it was worth … Continue reading
Why are so many employers complaining about the availability of talented workers and the cost of hiring them? Government statistics indicate that real, inflation-adjusted wages are now below 1986 levels. In 2012, the Federal Reserve tracked both an all time … Continue reading
“We have a great reputation in our industry.” In thousands of hours of coaching and facilitating I’ve never heard a business owner say “We have a lousy reputation.” The myopia of working hard to deliver a product or service leads … Continue reading