Tag: interim management


May

19

2018
Increase Sales by Lowering Risk

Increase Sales by Lowering Risk

Are people no longer buying your product or service? It might not be the price or competition, but rather the risk. Increase sales by lowering the risk in what you offer. Business owners are afraid of losing money, market share and, most importantly, their business. As a result, they stick to what they know and miss out on growth opportunities to increase sales by letting...

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May

18

2018
Top Characteristics of Successful Independent Executives (Part 1)

Top Characteristics of Successful Independent Executives (Part 1)

Independent executives who are at the top of their game have some traits in common We understand that most independent executives area at the top of their field. They are the best at what they do and can solve most CEOs’ problems. So why isn’t anyone signing on the dotted line or referring more? By far, doing one’s own business development and sales is the...

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May

18

2018
Change Management Experiences of an Interim Executive

Change Management Experiences of an Interim Executive

How interim executives combat the complexities of change management Interim executives step into companies often at times of crisis. Facing challenges, change management, and solving problems is what they’re good at. They are available to step into companies on short notice, to fill a sudden gap in leadership, and to run a key initiative which provides specialized skills and knowledge for a temporary period of...

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May

18

2018
Interim Executive Felda Looper on Standard Operating Procedures

Interim Executive Felda Looper on Standard Operating Procedures

The hallmark of efficient companies lies in the mapping and documentation of standard operating procedures On this week’s podcast of Business Today, we spoke to Interim Executive Felda Looper on her experiences and the importance of having standard operating procedures in place.  She has a very varied background and done many things in her career that include starting a profitable retail business in her twenties, and standing...

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May

17

2018
Interim Executive Advice: Measure Performance and Start Over

Interim Executive Advice: Measure Performance and Start Over

IN THIS EPISODE OF CERIUS BUSINESS TODAY WE ARE JOINED WITH INTERIM EXECUTIVE DON LABOWSKY TO TALK ABOUT MEASURING PERFORMANCE. He shared the different kinds of challenges he typically sees in assignments and how he helps companies solve them. He started off by stressing the importance of working an a team through a major transition in his last assignment: It’s never just one person, and...

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May

17

2018
3 Myths about Budgets for Small Businesses

3 Myths about Budgets for Small Businesses

Small businesses owners have a bad impression of budgets. They feel that they can be left until the end, are suffocating and set in stone. All of these things aren’t true. 1. Budgets can be left to the end A common myth is that you should leave all the financial stuff until after you’ve finished making your business plan. That’s a mistake because your plan...

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May

16

2018
3 Pieces of Advice in Performance Management

3 Pieces of Advice in Performance Management

  INSIDER ADVICE ON PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT FROM AN INTERIM HR EXECUTIVE Interim executives step into companies often at times of crisis. Facing challenges and solving problems is what they’re good at. They are available to step into companies on short notice to fill a sudden gap in leadership, and to run a key initiative which provides specialized skills and knowledge for a temporary periods of...

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May

16

2018
Run Meetings Like a Marine

Run Meetings Like a Marine

One evening last week my husband, Michael, was telling me about his marathon meeting day. We shared some of the same frustrations about how many meetings can get packed into a day. Then he said something that brought me up short: “It’s not so bad as long as there aren’t too many Information Brief meetings. Nobody likes those.” By Kristen McAlister I blinked. Twice. I...

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May

16

2018
What a Human Resources Strategic Plan for Hiring Looks Like

What a Human Resources Strategic Plan for Hiring Looks Like

Although the HR department has a lot to manage, it is mostly known for hiring. Finding and signing on new employees is a long and difficult task that can have a huge impact on performance. A human resources strategic plan helps make it easy. To make sure companies hire the right people, managers stick to their human resources strategic plan. It includes where to hire from,...

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May

15

2018
How Consistent Financial Information Can Be an Asset for Your Organization

How Consistent Financial Information Can Be an Asset for Your Organization

In this episode, we are joined by interim executive Bill Hegeman. He shared different challenges and signs of trouble to look out for in companies gleaned from his decades of experience in executive positions. He told us some of the ways he is bringing an impact in his current assignment by stressing importance on financial information: When I came here cash was extremely tight and even...

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