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5 Delegation ‘Oops’ Moments (And How To Do It Better)

Running your own show is pretty awesome, isn’t it? You’re the captain of your ship, the master of your destiny. But let’s face it, sometimes we get a bit too involved in… well, everything. This whole micromanagement thing? It’s like quicksand for small business owners. Now, I may shock you or confuse you with this

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You’re Not Just Anyone – You’re a Leader

Isn’t owning a small business a rollercoaster ride? One minute, you’re on top of the world, feeling like the king or queen of your own little empire, and the next, you’re biting your nails, wondering what curveball will be thrown at you next. The unpredictability? It’s both the best and the worst thing, right? The

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Chris LoCurto on Leading hybrid work teams

Navigating the New Era of Hybrid Teams: My Journey and Insights

You know, for the longest time, I was all about that in-person team vibe. The energy, the face-to-face chats – it was my jam. But then, hello pandemic! And just like that, my team and I were thrown into this whole remote work thing. Let me tell you, it’s been a ride. From “No Way”

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Chris LoCurto running a debt-free small business

Delving into the Impact of Running a Debt-Free Business

Let’s explore a topic that resonates with every business owner: the mental and emotional impact of running a debt-free business, along with its broader implications on leadership, life, and business stability. Key Considerations When Contemplating Debt The Psychological Burden of Debt on Business Leaders Firstly, the often-overlooked psychological burdens that debt places on business owners

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The Delicate Balance Between Personal and Professional Relationships

The delicate balance between personal and professional relationships is a very important topic in the business world.  There’s a belief out there that you, as a leader, can’t be friends with or get close to your team. I couldn’t disagree more with that. Now, I’m not saying you have to be best buds with everyone

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The Foundational Business-Growth Event That You Don’t Want To Miss

Is your team a bunch of silos that don’t work well together? Does your team know where you’re headed as a company? Do you lack clear, written strategies that are lived out by the team? Is your team scattered and stressed and unable to focus and prioritize? Is there too much “shotgun approach” happening in

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The Business-Growth Event Leaders Keep Returning To

Do you find that you are often task saturated with little to no time to actually lead your team and business? Do you wonder if the culture within your organization is really healthy? Do you have a tough time having the hard conversations with team members or do you find yourself avoiding those conversations out

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5 Often Overlooked Keys To Business Growth

If you’ve led a team and operated a business for any length of time, you’ve probably learned that having systems, processes, and certain principles are essential for success.  What I’ve found in 3 decades of leading is that even the best systems don’t matter when the leader struggles with fear, faulty decision making, task saturation

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