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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 ]

  • 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 ]

  • Leading a High Performing Board: How to Harness The Power of Your Board | Aileron

Leading a High Performing Board: How to Harness The Power of Your Board

2024-02-23T11:14:40-05:00Business Structure, Leadership, Organizational Performance|

As a business owner, you make several investments in your company—like property, resources for operations, and employee training. Have you also considered an outside board as one the most crucial investments? Oftentimes, establishing and leading a board falls further down the entrepreneur’s never-ending list of priorities. Yet it’s one of the most significant investments you can make for [ Read More ]

  • Designed for Business Owners and Teams: The Why Behind our Campus | Aileron

Designed for Business Owners and Teams: The Why Behind our Campus

2023-09-12T10:41:39-04:00Culture, Leadership, Organizational Performance|

When you’re a business owner, you devote every day to developing and overseeing your company. In the day to day, you lead your business through challenges, projects, and problems—but how often do you have the chance to step away from working in the business so you can think about and work on the business instead? Aileron’s Campus [ Read More ]

  • Activating Professional Management: Unlock your Team’s Potential | Aileron

Activating Professional Management: Unlock your Team’s Potential

2023-09-12T10:41:54-04:00Business Structure, Culture, Leadership, Organizational Performance, People Development, Strategy|

As a business owner, you understand that running a business is a team sport and your team is your most valuable asset. Your team members are the people who turn your vision into a reality and help you grow your business. As you work to install professional management in your organization, Activating Professional Management can help you onboard [ Read More ]

  • Unleash Your Business Potential: The Transformed Course for Presidents | Aileron

Unleash Your Business Potential: The Transformed Course for Presidents

2023-07-25T11:14:43-04:00Aileron News, Business Structure, Culture, Leadership, Organizational Performance, People Development, Strategy|

Aileron’s flagship program, Course for Presidents®, teaches you fundamental skills to direct, operate, and control your business. Key areas of focus include leadership, strategy, people development, business structure, organizational performance, and culture. This in-person program offers a hands-on learning experience that's been transforming businesses for more than 25 years. We’re excited to share we’ve been enhancing and refining the [ Read More ]

  • Considering Course for Presidents? Here’s what to expect. | Aileron

Considering Course for Presidents? Here’s what to expect.

2024-02-23T11:15:20-05:00Business Structure, Culture, Leadership, Organizational Performance, People Development, Strategy|

Our Course for Presidents alumni have consistently told us over the years that this program is a life-changing experience for the private business owner. It delivers insight and knowledge from people who get it, and everyday tools that impact their professional and personal lives alike. But, taking two days away from your business to work on your business can [ Read More ]

  • Leading a High Performing Board: The Relationship Between Business Owner And Outside Board | Aileron

Leading a High Performing Board: The Relationship Between Business Owner And Outside Board

2024-02-23T11:16:14-05:00Business Structure, Leadership, Organizational Performance|

Having an outside board for your business is one of the wisest decisions you can make for your company. This small group of professionals lends their time and expertise to support your company’s vision and help you grow. They can be key to a company’s sustainability. The benefits of working with an outside board are wide-ranging. You can [ Read More ]

  • What is a High Performing Board? | Aileron

What is a High Performing Board?

2023-04-04T14:51:25-04:00Business Structure, Leadership, Organizational Performance|

Wisdom. Constructive accountability. Professional resources. A business owner should expect to receive these benefits, and more, from their outside board. Being a CEO or President can feel lonely and heavy with responsibility—but the support and feedback from a high performing board enables a business to reach its goals and grow sustainably. What Do Outside Boards Do for Private [ Read More ]

  • Dear Business Owner: Don’t Go It Alone | Aileron

Dear Business Owner: Don’t Go It Alone

2023-03-22T12:11:05-04:00Leadership, Organizational Performance, People Development|

A commonly held limiting belief in the private business community is that business ownership is a lonely, solitary journey. We often hear people say, “being a president is an inherently isolating role,” or “if you really want something done right, you just have to do it yourself.” We disagree completely. In fact, we see more often that the [ Read More ]

  • Professional Management is a Team Sport | Aileron

Professional Management is a Team Sport

2023-01-17T09:21:58-05:00Leadership, Organizational Performance, People Development|

If you’re familiar with Aileron and the DOC System, you’ve likely heard first-hand accounts of the power of professional management — or experienced it yourself in your own organization. (If you haven’t, start here.) Professional management can transform a business, empower sustainable growth, alleviate stress, and improve the lives of every person in your organization. But if professional [ Read More ]

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