Sooner or later we all end up having to have a difficult conversation with a peer or key employee. While they are rarely easy, handled well, these can be some of the most productive conversations had in the organization. Chris Reese, Judy Harris, Martha Kanaday, and Angela Jergler of Cirrus Business Group share several things you can do to protect yourself and the organization.
Your CRM can be your secret weapon if set-up and used properly. While there are several choices including SalesForce.com, SugarCRM, ZohoCRM, and many more, what do you need to think about to maximize the return on your investment.
In this podcast, Chris Reese and Judi Harris visit with Phillip Saxton about how to turn your CRM into your secret weapon.
BIZ 1190 AM | Atlanta, GA | Original air date 1/18/14.
Creating your strategic plan is a primary duty as a business leader. All businesses big or small need to have a strategic plan, but what is it anyway? Chris Reese and Judi Harris explain what a strategic plan is and share some tips on what that plan should include.
Original Air Date – January 4, 2013 | BIZ1190 AM | Atlanta, GA
Recruiting quality talent is a topic that is top of mind with CEOs. Without a solid bench of talent, business growth is a scary thing. Chris and Judi offer some great tips for building your farm team as they visit with Phillip Saxton in this podcast.
Original Air Date – December 28th, 2013 | BIZ1190 AM | Atlanta, GA
Is social responsibility just for giant corporations? What is social responsibility anyway?
Chris and Judi explore this topic further in this episode from the Small Business Samaritans radio program on BIZ1190AM in Atlanta, GA.
Original Air Date – December 21, 2013
Preserving culture is a key concern of business leaders. How does an organization grow without diluting the very thing that helped set it apart?
Chris and Judi give some insight into this very important topic.
Original Air Date – December 7, 2013
Cascading communication is one of the keys to creating clarity in an organization.
Chris and Judi take a deeper dive into what that looks like from the top down and from the edge up.
Original Air Date – November 30th, 2013
Built to sell – why your business should always be ready.
You’ve probably read Built to Last, but is your business built to sell?
In this episode, Chris and Judi talk about why it’s important to be working to have your company is sale shape even if you never sell.
Original Air Date – November 23, 2013
What is the right amount of celebration within an organization? Does celebration really help get anything done?
I’m still getting caught up on getting these out. These are just a few of the questions Chris and Judi answer in this segment from Small Business Samaritans Radio on BIZ1190AM in Atlanta, GA.
Original Air Date – November 16, 2013.
How do business leaders define diversity in the organization?
With so much talk about diversity these days, it is important to know where you want it and where you cannot tolerate it.
In this episode, Judi and Chris provide a working definition for diversity. They also explain where you want it and where you don’t.
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