Entries by Emily De Voto PhD

How to Conquer the 7 Most Common Frustrations Business Owners Have

How to Conquer the 7 Most Common Frustrations Business Owners Have Owning and running a business can be tough. The frustrations business owners have can be overwhelming.  Every business owner goes through times of elation, times of flow and times of frustration. Businesses have cycles, just like the seasons. Fortunately, you don’t have to struggle […]

Data Safety – How secure is your client’s data especially if you are cloud-based?

Data safety is at the top of business discussion boards again this week as Chili’s announces a major data breach of customer’s credit card and debit card information.  Read the full article here… Regardless of whether your company runs B2B or B2C transactions, you must protect their data at the highest level in order to […]

Words of Wisdom – Motivation

“My biggest motivation? Just to keep challenging myself. I see life almost like one long university education that I never had — every day I’m learning something new.” — Richard Branson

Empower Your Managers so They Will Empower Your People

The Most Harmful “Manager” Mistakes – And How to Turn Your Managers Around to be RESPONSIVE & EMPOWERING! In today’s rapid-change business world, old manager tactics do not work. The companies that are thriving are RESPONSIVE. Responsive companies do just that. They respond to the economy, the industry, their customers and their people in a […]

“The 5 Non-Negotiable Disciplines of Top Performers”

“The 5 Non-Negotiable Disciplines of Top Performers” is a GREAT article from Success Magazine about the absolute priorities for top-performers. How are you doing in helping your top performers develop discipline of: Belief & Psychology Eliminating Interruptions Time Management Health – Fitness, Nutrition, Hydration, Rest Necessary Ignorance – Knowing what to focus on & Leveraging If […]

Exceptional Time Management – Tip #1 Identifying the “Big Rocks” of Your Business

Identifying the “Big Rocks” of Your Business By Emily Donaldson De Voto PhD Exceptional Time Management = Excellent use of one’s time with consistent action being taken towards long‐term vision and short‐term goals.Riding the “I’m too busy putting out fires bus.” Most business owners are crazy busy and are so often overloaded with the daily running […]