76 – Using an Open Book Mentality that Builds Trust With your Team

Dane Atkinson

If you have a staff of 1 or more (or you plan on adding a staff member)

Then you probably already know that it’s common to struggle with getting your team on the same page much less getting them to work together.

No matter how many people you have working for you 2-200 Plus.This is one of the biggest reasons why most businesses can’t get enough momentum to grow to the next level. There is a common reason for this.

In this episode I am excited to introduce you to rock start entrepreneur Dane Atkinson.

Dane started his first company, SenseNet Inc., at the age of 18. The company grew explosively through servicing Fortune 500 companies (WPP, Pfizer, Lucent) to hundreds of employees on three continents. Since then, he’s had an extremely successful career as a technology executive and has founded, bought, and sold over a dozen companies including yourday.com, yourstuff.com, estandardsforum.com, iensure.com. His extensive technology and marketing expertise helps them deliver increasingly rich service to their customers. In addition to his position as CEO, Dane also acts as advisor and board member to several leading technology companies.

Connect with Dane through:

http://crunchbase.com/company/sumall
http://sumall.com/
http://twitter.com/daneatkinson
http://linkedin.com/in/daneatkinson
http://facebook.com/daneweb

In This Episode:

  • How to get your entire team to work together
  • Understanding the KPI’s of your business
  • The secret to manifesting success
  • The power of metrics
  • How to run your business with an open book mentality that builds trust
  • How to become innovative in your way of thinking
  • Tips on becoming a good business leader
  • The damage that poor leadership can cause in your business
  • What could kill your business

Show Notes:

Dane’s reading recommendation for taking your business to the next level are:

  1. Neuromancer by William Gibson

Dane’s tool/technology recommended for growing your business and income is:

  1. Hipchat

Dane’s favorite quote for fellow Entrepreneurs:
“Stay Hungry stay foolish” by Steve Jobs
The Bridge Builder – poem

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