by Charlotte L. Hanna CMO/Director of PMR/CMBS Global
The better your communication and marketing, the better your business runs. Wise management understands that constantly putting out fires wastes too much time and energy and interferes with momentum. How you communicate with your staff and market says much about the way you are running your business. What’s yours saying?
Running a business is about leading. Great leaders use:
…just to name a few! And yet, the fact is that no one human possesses all of these characteristics – or strengths – so, how do you keep your business running and effectively market as though you do?
Leaders with integrity, whose character reflects their honesty, will not hesitate to surround themselves with others who possess what they lack. They are quick to admit their needs and not above relying on the strengths of others to assist them in their leadership role, while continuing to build on their own strengths – and learn. Learning is essential to leading…and living. Learning provides growth…a sure sign of life. Cease to learn and you die…and your business dies right alongside you.
Even the best leaders find themselves occasionally putting out fires, but preparing for possible seasons of draught in running your business will prevent additional stresses when something unexpected erupts. Instead, a deep well of the above resources from which to draw will keep virtually any threat from overtaking you.