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  • 3 Reasons Business Owners Onboard Their Leadership Teams to Professional Management | Aileron

3 Reasons Business Owners Onboard Their Leadership Teams to Professional Management

2024-04-25T09:22:18-04:00Leadership, Organizational Performance, People Development|

Professional management is a team sport — it’s easier, more effective, and more transformative when your entire team is onboard. Here’s how you’ll benefit from bringing your leadership team with you on the journey, and how Activating Professional Management can set them up to succeed. 1. You’ll have powerful change leaders Installing professional management across the organization is [ Read More ]

  • Learn with Aileron: The Seven Disciplines for Running a Thriving Small Business

Learn with Aileron: The Seven Disciplines for Running a Thriving Small Business

2024-04-17T08:42:05-04:00Business Structure, Culture, Leadership, Organizational Performance, People Development, Strategy|

America’s small businesses are the backbone of our economy; small businesses are responsible for 63% of new jobs in the last 25+ years, represent 99.9% of all businesses in America, and employ 46% of America’s private sector employees. It’s clear business owners and small business leaders have one of the most important roles in our society — and [ Read More ]

  • How Wolf's Ridge Brewing Grew the Organization’s Leadership Capabilities with Conscious Leadership | Aileron

How Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Grew the Organization’s Leadership Capabilities with Conscious Leadership

2024-04-11T08:52:35-04:00Culture, Leadership|

In the competitive world of craft breweries, crafting exceptional beer is table stakes. In order for microbreweries to compete with larger brands and survive for the long-term, they must also build a thriving business, grow a high-performing team, and nurture an intentional culture. Wolf's Ridge Brewing, a Columbus, Ohio-based craft brewery, had the beer part down; they came [ Read More ]

  • Learn with Aileron: The 3 Levels of Listening | Aileron

Learn with Aileron: The 3 Levels of Listening

2024-04-01T12:16:18-04:00Leadership|

Listening is more nuanced than simply hearing what’s being said. Here are the three levels of listening you use in your daily life and situations where it makes sense to use each one. Subjective listening Subjective listening is based on the needs of the listener. This usually looks like self-centered listening where the listener is more focused on [ Read More ]

  • Learn with Aileron: The 5Cs of High Performing Boards | Aileron

Learn with Aileron: The 5Cs of High Performing Boards

2024-03-20T17:56:17-04:00Business Structure, Leadership, Organizational Performance, Strategy|

When it comes to a Board of Advisors, these five qualities separate the exasperating from the exceptional. Does your board have them? A cohesive, high-functioning Board of Advisors can be an invaluable source of wisdom, accountability, and support for a business owner. But if the board is ineffective, misaligned, or poorly managed, it can consume a business owner’s [ Read More ]

  • Aileron Announcement: Peer Group for Presidents is Open for Registration

Aileron Announcement: Peer Group for Presidents is Open for Registration

2024-03-18T08:46:06-04:00Aileron News, Leadership|

This new service gives our community of business owners time and space to learn with and from other presidents, business owners, and CEOs Our team is thrilled to announce the launch of a new service: Peer Group for Presidents. While we’ve been operating Peer Groups for years in one-off capacities, this update formally installs the service into our [ Read More ]

  • Learn with Aileron: What’s Your Natural Energetic Response to Stress? | Aileron

Learn with Aileron: What’s Your Natural Energetic Response to Stress?

2024-02-29T09:01:44-05:00Leadership|

A tenet of Aileron’s DOC System of Professional Management is conscious leadership — the belief that leading others begins with leading yourself first. A core part of self-leadership is energetic awareness: knowing how we’re showing up and shifting your own energy to more intentionally support others. Many of our services that contain conscious leadership concepts begin with an [ Read More ]

  • Are You Feeling the Most Common Pains of Business Ownership? | Aileron

Are You Feeling the Most Common Pains of Business Ownership?

2024-02-19T11:10:57-05:00Business Structure, Leadership, Strategy|

At Aileron, we practice customer intimacy and frequently conduct customer research so we can design services and content that support our community of business owners. Part of our process involves completing the Strategyzer Value Proposition Canvas. This tool helps us more deeply understand business owners, the challenges they face, and the outcomes they’re after. Since we started collecting [ Read More ]

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