Posts by Wendy Maynard

By February 6, 2014

10 Secrets to Being a Happy Entrepreneur

Note: This post first appeared at Business2Community Make the choice to be happy Being a business owner is an incredible journey. It is thrilling to build a company, shape the future, fuel economic growth, sell your offerings to thrilled customers, and create a team of remarkable people. It can also be demanding, overwhelming, frustrating, and very […]

By January 16, 2014

7 essential ingredients to create a remarkable selling system

When I start working with a client, I look for the shortest path to the biggest impact. One of the first areas I review is their sales process and lead conversion. A systematic approach to selling A common area of weakness with many companies is the absence of a systematic approach to selling. Most businesses […]

By January 2, 2014

The One Change CEOs Can Make to Transform Your Business in 2014

Make the highest and best use of your time by shedding the myriad of daily duties that distract you from your real work as CEO.

By December 30, 2013

15 Blog Posts from 2013 That Will Change the Way You Run Your Company

Here at Kinesis, we’re starting a new tradition to close out the year! We’ve put our collective brains together, and identified some smashing content from our blog and across the interwebs from the year… It’s the year in review! Check out the list below, where we’ve compiled the best content from the Kinesis blog, as […]

By December 18, 2013

How CEOs, Owners, and Executives can Develop a Personal Brand: Part 2

In Part I of this series, we discussed how personal branding can help build your company. The truth is, personal brands of you, your leadership, and even your team, communicate essential information about your business to prospects, referrers, investors, potential candidates, and your staff. It’s essential for your leaders to establish a positive, knowledgeable personal […]

By December 11, 2013

How CEOs, Owners, and Executives can Develop a Personal Brand: Part 1

“Your personal brand is a promise to your clients… a promise of quality, consistency, competency, and reliability.” — Author Jason Hartman, Become The Brand of Choice In Part I of this two-part blog series you’ll learn what a personal brand is, why it’s important, and the ways that you can leverage it to build your […]

By November 11, 2013

Time management for the easily distracted

According to Kathy Kolbe, I’m known as a ‘Quick Start.’ The downside of being a highly-effective idea generator and creative problem solver is that I’m low on what she calls ‘Follow Through’ (people with high Follow Through love creating systems and tend to think in a linear fashion). The truth is – and I admit […]

By October 31, 2013

Employee engagement: where do we begin?

Sadly, happiness at work is rare. Multiple studies show that 70 percent of our workforce in the United States is composed of individuals who don’t like their job. These people are emotionally disconnected from their workplace and less productive than engaged employees. This is beyond troubling. Unfortunately, HR departments everywhere are implementing Band-Aid solutions like […]