When Not to be an Executive

Mitch SmithRootloud.com Blog

Are you finding a team member not in line with your direction and objectives? It’s like trying to turn a mule. You pull on the reins and off they go in a different direction. You may think this team member is stubborn as an ass, but it’s not the brain, it’s the heart. The heart of the problem is just … Read More

What are you worth? And what is worth missing out on?

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This is a profound question. If you are a son or daughter, a father or mother, brother or sister, you are worth a lot to someone. The main purpose of the question is for you to answer how much is your time worth. You can lose money, and get it back. You can lose a relationship, and get it back. … Read More

Creating engagement with a simple “Help me help you”

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There is a great scene in the movie Jerry Maguire, where we see a struggling sport’s agent (Tom Cruise) is at his wit’s end with an arrogant, know-it-all athlete (Cuba Gooding Jr.). He is trying his absolute best to get his client a new agreement, but his client is making it difficult. Over the next weeks, they clash with Rod (Gooding) … Read More

Have conflict in your organization? You may need to add responsibility.

Mitch SmithRootloud.com Blog

If you have conflict in your office, it ultimately comes down to a lack of someone not taking responsibility for their actions. If you have conflict in your family, business or community, look closely at the root cause. Who failed in the responsibility given to them? Responsibility defined is the state of having a duty and the state being accountable. … Read More