Celebrating Small Business Week: What’s Your ‘Why’?

Celebrating Small Business Week: What’s Your ‘Why’?

By Michael Gunther National Small Business Week is May 5th to 11th this year. This week is a great reminder to us all to shop local and support small businesses. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, there are 28.8 million small businesses in America...
How To Prep Your Team To Lead Without You

How To Prep Your Team To Lead Without You

This article was originally published on Forbes. By Erin Hoffman “I’m taking a week off!” are words said by no small-business owner — ever. The amount of work and leadership involved in owning and running a small business means there is little time to completely...
Business360°: Breakthrough and Plan Your Two-Year Vision

Business360°: Breakthrough and Plan Your Two-Year Vision

By Michael Gunther March roared in like a lion for us at Collaboration as we hosted our inaugural Business360°: Advanced Strategies for Leaders event. I presented our proprietary Scalable Growth Model™ to an eager crowd of business leaders, and I taught strategies on...
Maintain a Healthy Company Culture While Managing Change

Maintain a Healthy Company Culture While Managing Change

By Jill Dagion Late last year, I attended the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce’s Insight Studio Workshop “Managing Change”, facilitated by Aaron Himelson, a local management and business consultant. This workshop was of particular interest to me as I encourage our...
Business360°: Our New Speaker Series for Seasoned Leaders

Business360°: Our New Speaker Series for Seasoned Leaders

By Michael Gunther As relentless learners, our Collaboration team is driven to educate ourselves and our fellow business leaders to learn new techniques that will lead to success. That’s one reason why we decided to launch a speaker series, Business360°: Advanced...

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