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So far Loyd Rawls has created 156 blog entries.

As a Dealer, how do I support my team at different stages of stress and potentially grief?

2021-02-19T08:46:41-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Automotive, Burning Questions, Video|

Stress can wreak havoc on an organization.  As a leader in your business when times of crisis hit, you have to ensure your people know you are there and that you CARE.  They care less that you have all the answers and more that you are connecting with them and [...]

What Do I Do If People Want to Continue Working From Home After COVID-19 Shutdowns?

2020-11-17T20:22:36-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Burning Questions, Video|

As companies have had to shift to remote work for an extensive period of time, it has raised the question of how remote work impacts company culture and performance. Some team members enjoy remote work and you may find their performance has not changed or may even be better. And [...]

How Can Businesses Who Depend Upon Customer Interactions Thrive in a COVID-19 Environment?

2020-08-25T14:18:44-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Burning Questions, Leading Your Business Through Transition, Video|

As a team, make the right decisions, communicate often and be flexible are key elements for businesses who rely on customer interactions. There is no question customers are going to want continued personal interaction, it just may look and feel different. Bill Lowman, Partner with Shuffield Lowman advises businesses to [...]

What Does the New Normal Look Like for Dealerships?

2020-08-26T14:45:07-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Burning Questions, Leading Your Business Through Transition, Video|

One thing that is consistent for car dealers is change. It is one industry which has always been able to drive through the unknown and not only survive but thrive. Callie Whatley with Burr & Forman and Loyd Rawls with The Rawls Group share what they believe the new normal [...]

Episode 9: As a business owner, is there anything you would do differently to build culture?

2020-07-16T20:54:59-05:00By |Creating a Culture of Opportunity, Succession Podcast|

As an entrepreneurs you are driven by a dream, the impact your business can have on your community and the lifestyle you endeavor to experience. Loyd Rawls shares his perspective of culture as a fellow entrepreneur. Loyd has dedicated his life to succession planning, and along the way developed an [...]

Episode 8: How have you ensured the initial core values have sustained over time?

2020-07-16T20:55:44-05:00By |Creating a Culture of Opportunity, Succession Podcast|

Core values act as the guiding principles or "headlights" for the organization as the leadership evaluates decisions in regards to recruitment, strategic planning and how daily interactions are handled with employees and customers. Over time, if not tended to, core values can erode. As a fellow entrepreneur and one who [...]

Episode 7: How important is it for The Rawls Group team to be entrepreneurial in mindset and behavior?

2020-07-16T20:56:34-05:00By |Creating a Culture of Opportunity, Succession Podcast|

As advisors, The Rawls Group takes on the responsibility of facilitating the sticky and complex issues of our clients. As a result, Loyd set out to recruit talent who had the ability to be vulnerable so to listen to understand while also lead with confidence so to facilitate resolution to [...]

Episode 6: How important is respect in the workplace, and as a leader, how do you enforce it?

2020-07-16T20:57:11-05:00By |Creating a Culture of Opportunity, Succession Podcast|

Respect is built over time through consistent behavior. Historical interactions act as the foundation. Consistency creates strong and solid relationships while deviations creates cracks in the foundation. As a leader, to build respect, transparency in goals and motives in addition to consistency in behavior sets the tone for the culture [...]

Episode 5: How did you align your people to the culture you desired?

2020-07-16T20:57:43-05:00By |Creating a Culture of Opportunity, Succession Podcast|

Recruiting based upon clear core values AND role model behavior are the silver bullets to aligning your people to the culture you desired. If the culture desired is different than the owner/leader's behavior and core values - the culture will always be at odds with itself. As you listen to [...]

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