The Hero Factor

Leadership

The 3 Traits You Need to Inspire Trust in Your Company

If you want your employees, vendors and customers to trust in your business, develop these three traits and practice them daily.

How Being Vulnerable Can Make You a Stronger Business Leader

You don't have to wear a suit of armor every day to inspire your workforce. Instead, show your weaknesses and you'll have more people's trust and loyalty.

How to Listen to Your Employees Better so You Can Improve Your Business

Create 'Hero relationships' with your workers so you foster a team environment that helps fix mistakes and makes your business stronger.

Why Firing Some of Your Employees Could Be the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Business

It's time to truly evaluate your employees to determine if they're still (or ever have been) a good fit for your organization.

Creating a Business Culture That Values People

Learn how to see if you're putting words into action by taking these steps to evaluate your business values.

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