Business Issues

Leadership Styles

Leadership Styles
By Christina Suter on Aug 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Business Issues

Your style of leadership and your decision of whether to lead or not affects every area of your company. Your leadership affects the success of your company and the fulfilling of your purpose. Overwhelmed leaders, (me) leaders who want to be friends, micro-manager leaders, direct feedback leaders, role model leaders, they're all examples of leadership styles.

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Radio: Leadership Styles

Radio: Leadership Styles
By Christina Suter on Aug 16, 2018 at 05:00 AM in Business Issues

You are the leader of your company whether you like it or not. Whether you're good at leading or not, you chose to be the leader. As an entrepreneur, even if you only have one employee you're a leader. Today I'll be talking about what leadership means, how it works for you, andalso different leadership styles.

Tune in today, Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 8am and 2pm PST on www.awoptalk247.com to listen to the Ask Christina First Radio Show.

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5 Common Mistakes in Managing Your Team

5 Common Mistakes in Managing Your Team
By Christina Suter on Aug 11, 2018 at 07:00 AM in Business Issues

What are the mistakes you make out of kindness?

As a small business owner with a heart, it's easy to be led by your emotions. Conscious-minded business owners want to be thoughtful and look out for everyone, but sometimes we do so to the detriment of our business and team.

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Radio: 5 Common Mistakes in Managing Your Team

Radio: 5 Common Mistakes in Managing Your Team
By Christina Suter on Aug 09, 2018 at 02:25 AM in Business Issues

To run your business well you must be aware of the things you're doing right and the mistakes you're making. Your business is only as strong as the team running it. Today I'll be discussing five common mistakes business owners make when managing their team.

Tune in today, Thursday, August 9, 2018, at 8am and 2pm PT on www.awoptalk247.com to listen to the Ask Christina First Radio Show.

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Be An Expert In Your Field

Be An Expert In Your Field
By Christina Suter on Aug 04, 2018 at 12:00 AM in Business Issues

I am passionate about making other people's lives better and I do that by running my business, which is helping others manage their small business. I want to speak to you, the small business owner and encourage you to be an expert in your field because when people view you as an expert, you are granted permission to change their lives and help them move forward in the world.

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Radio: Be An Expert In Your Field

Radio: Be An Expert In Your Field
By Christina Suter on Aug 02, 2018 at 05:00 AM in Business Issues

If you run your own business, you're an expert or you're becoming one. You have a level of expertise in what you do and you have information at the ready. Being seen as an expert in your field give you the permission to help people move forward in their lives.

Tune in today, Thursday, August 2, 2018, at 8am and 2pm PT on www.awoptalk247.com to listen to the Ask Christina First radio show for more about being an expert in your field.

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Employee Management is You

Employee Management is You
By Christina Suter on Jul 21, 2018 at 08:00 AM in Business Issues

As a small business owner, how do you hold your employees accountable? Your style of leadership and management heavily impacts the culture and success of your company. From how you say hello to your team in the morning to how and if you say thank you when their workday or project is complete is your business' culture.

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Differentiate Your Product

Differentiate Your Product
By Christina Suter on Jul 07, 2018 at 07:00 AM in Business Issues

What do you bring to your company that sets your product (or service) apart from a similar company?

For years Coke and Pepsi have lead the market in the soda industry. Both have sold the exact product for years and aside from changing their bottles, logo, and typeface every few years, not much has changed. In fact, although there are people who only drink one or the other, they both sell dark cola sodas. But, they each have a market because they have differentiated themselves from each other.

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Radio: How to Differentiate Your Product

Radio: How to Differentiate Your Product
By Christina Suter on Jul 05, 2018 at 06:00 AM in Business Issues

Whether you're a plumber who only works on Victorian-style homes, or you're a babysitter who only works as a night-nanny, when you are your product you must identify and market your niche and remember you are your business. This week I'll be discussing ways to differentiate your product.

Tune in today, Thursday, July 5, 2018, at 8am and 2pm PST on www.awoptalk247.com to listen to the Ask Christina First Radio Show.

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The Nine Elements

The Nine Elements
By Christina Suter on Jun 23, 2018 at 07:00 AM in Business Issues

Your business doesn't exist without you. Your talent within your industry and the years of work you've put into learning and applying your talent is what makes your business successful and unique.

Inventory, product, clients, business structure, etc. What do you pay attention to and how do you make them work together in a way that makes them work for you? I’ll be using these pieces for the next year to better understand my business and identify what changes I may need to change.

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