Welcome to the latest issue of What’s Hot Wednesday for Business Owners, your news briefing from the expert listeners at Owlthena.

This week’s edition includes information about utilizing meditation as a way to increase focus, the story of an entrepreneur who refused to give up, and an interactive assessment of your leadership style including valuable feedback.

Read below to find out what the Owlthena team is buzzing about this week:

  • Increasing Focus For Business Leaders

It is increasingly difficult for business leaders to remain focused with the pressures and responsibilities of being in charge coming at you each day. As mindfulness training gains popularity with business owners, more and more are incorporating meditation into their daily routine to help stay focused and allow creative inspiration to flow.

Read more here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2018/07/09/four-ways-meditation-brings-focus-to-business-leaders/#492687825a9c

  • Ring Founder Turns Setback into Success

In late 2013, all the Sharks on Shark Tank declined to invest in Jamie Siminoff’s Wi-Fi-enabled video doorbell company, which he started in his garage in Los Angeles. This February, Amazon announced that it would acquire Ring in a deal reported to be worth more than $1 billion. Jamie’s story is an inspirational example of persevering even when it seems impossible to succeed.

Read more here: https://www.inc.com/magazine/201808/emily-canal/how-i-did-it-jamie-siminoff-ring.html?cid=sf01001

  • Assess Your Leadership Style

When assessing why some leaders thrive and others fail, it is important to identify how their style meshes with that of others in their organization. The article below includes an interactive tool that provides immediate feedback on your leadership style including potential strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities.

Read more here:  https://hbr.org/2015/06/assessment-whats-your-leadership-style

Owlthena is a terrific resource for business owners when you as a leader find yourself out of sync with others in your organization. Our expert listening service can help you identify the disconnect and help you discover a solution. Feel free to schedule an Owlthena session with me so I can help you find the clarity you need!