Rule #56 – Hiring those who Fought for Us

Support our vets! In a business perspective, one excellent way to support our veterans who have risked their lives to keep us safe is to hire our service members. Many companies avoid hiring veterans due to assumed negative stereotypes and misinterpreted skills. However, any perceived drawbacks are certainly outweighed by the incredible benefits of hiring… Read more »

Rule #55 – It’s Always Time to Learn

Successful leaders keep their minds open to new things because they know that no matter how high their level of mastery is, there is always more to learn. If you become an expert in one field, seek out other fields outside your comfort zone where you can apply your expertise. When facing challenges, even ones… Read more »

Rule #54 – Keeping Your Vision

Nearly every company has a vision that provides future goals and an ultimate direction for the business. Unfortunately, not every company follows their vision, and many times lower level employees are not even aware of that essential vision is. A key to a successful business and an implemented vision is to follow that vision throughout… Read more »

Rule #53 – Contracts are King

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard people speculating over the specifics of a contract without looking at it first. I’m here to save you some time: Read the contract. Guessing what it says is pointless, because whatever is in writing is what you are held to. With that in mind, wouldn’t you… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #52: Front End Vs. Back End

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy. Rule #52 Front End vs. Back End What’s the first thing that happens when you start a new job? Orientation, of course! Why? Because you’re coming into a new environment with new rules. The people are different, the culture is different,… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #51: Think Outside the Box

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy. Rule #51 – Think Outside the Box A stagnant mind yields stagnant results. Thinking outside the box increases your chances of winning. Think about it, why not consider a solution used by companies outside of your industry? In business, everyone’s goal… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #50: Mark your Milestones

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy. Rule #50 – Mark your Milestones As your business grows, so do the number of dates and events that make you unique. Don’t take those for granted! It’s always a good time to celebrate your individuality as an organization, and when… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #49: The Undying Optimist

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy.   Rule #49 – The Undying Optimist People are inspired by leaders they know and like. As a CEO leading a company or even a manager leading a team, it’s your job to be that leader. It can be hard sometimes… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #48: Intrapreneur

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy.   Rule #48 – Intrapreneur When hiring employees, what type of candidates do you look for? Simply put, don’t just look for talent to fill a vacancy and don’t be afraid to hire someone who once owned a business. In fact,… Read more »

Redmon’s Rules – Rule #47: Leverage Your Employees

Redmon’s Rules: providing weekly rules and tips on leadership, management, business growth and strategy.   Rule #47 – Leverage Your Employees It’s no secret that running a company requires you to hire employees for several different positions. Key is, when interviewing potential staff, examine their current expertise and take a deep dive into their past… Read more »