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What's your gut reaction when an employee makes a poor suggestion during a meeting? Do you nod and try to appease him or her with a noncommittal, "Yeah, that's a good idea. We should look into that"? do
There's no shortage of documentaries that convey what it's like to be an entrepreneur. Which is a good thing because all too often entrepreneurs feel as if they're alone in their experience, or unaware
Your business card says you're founder and CEO of your business. What it doesn't say is that you're also ceaseless promoter of your business, big-picture visionaire, and manager of people and their emotions.
You know how it is, most of the time, at meetings: You sit there, as a leader, and wonder about two things: 1. Are my colleagues refusing to tell me what they really think, because they don't want to others?
Talking with employees about their compensation can be difficult--the sentiment that you are summing up their entire value with a dollar figure can be hard to avoid. But you're hardly alone in your struggles.