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As a senior executive with over 20 years of leadership experience, Lyn has developed innovative strategies to strengthen organizations within the business, non-profit, and government sectors. Lyn approaches each opportunity with the understanding that individuals and organizations often already possess the tools and assets they need to be successful. He takes a strengths-based approach, which allows individuals and organizations to achieve better results, maximize resources, and increase impact to the communities they serve. Lyn is also an Adjunct Professor, for the School of Leadership Studies, at the University of San Diego where he teaches graduate level courses on governance, leadership, and strategy. Lyn holds a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in Non-Profit Management from New York University and a Ph.D. in Nonprofit and Philanthropic Leadership from the University of San Diego. He is a Certified Governance Trainer with BoardSource, a Leadership Challenge Certified Facilitator, an Everything DiSC Workplace Certified Facilitator, and a certified coach with the International Coaching Federation.
Apply these steps to get (and keep) your company off the ground. There is a traditional assumption that if a business is still around—and thriving—after its first five years in the marketplace, then chances are the leadership and team are bound to see their company survive to take further strides. Now, in the new norm, with a global economy that is constantly changing and a digital culture to keep up with, business owners must work double time if they want their products or services to remain relevant in the public eye and gain the attention of potential new clients and customers. If your company is still fresh out of the gate and looking for smart strategies to keep growing, tapping into the experience of successful entrepreneurs is a big help. Below, 14 experts from Fast Company Executive Board each offer one tip to help startup owners find ways to mitigate risk as they work to grow their businesses.
It's a tough economy. Implement these tips to help your company thrive. When you're trying to get a small-business operation off the ground, sometimes everyone on the team will need to work harder with less until you make a name for yourself and the cash is rolling in. Yet, there is something to be said for running a tight ship, being conservative about your business spending habits, and saving for a rainy day when business is booming. Below, 12 Fast Company Executive Board members each share one way that small-business leaders can effectively manage their cash flow and working capital to ensure they have the resources they need to grow or scale their companies as the economy dictates.
Are your traditional gift-giving gestures getting stale? The holiday season is the perfect time to spread more cheer by demonstrating to your dedicated employees how much you appreciate their efforts to help keep a well-organized business up and running. If your leadership team is all tapped out of original gift-giving ideas for their team this year, then try one of the following ideas that 17 experts from Fast Company Executive Board highly recommend to show gratitude for the hard work their staff members continue to put in throughout the year.
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Our consultants have over 20 years of leadership experience developing innovative strategies to strengthen organizations and assist individuals in meeting their identified goals. We have broad-based expertise in program development and implementation, fundraising, strategy development, community relationship management, and consultation.