The holiday season can be a wonderful time to communicate with existing and potential investors EVEN IF you have nothing to sell. Or rather, ESPECIALLY when you have nothing to sell. And just like all year-round, the challenge we see many capital-raisers face this time of year is … What do you say when you have
Businesses come in all shapes and sizes … But no matter the size, category, or structure, all of them have one big thing in common … They’re centered around people. We don’t have to tell you that a real estate syndication company won’t get very far without people to invest in your deals …
There’s a saying that leaders cast their shadow on the organization … It refers to the Leadership Shadow Model developed by Goldman Sachs … A simple methodology based on the concept that leadership starts at the top and trickles down to every level of the organization.
You may have heard the term “quiet-quitting” a lot recently thanks to a viral TikTok video … In the trending video from @zaidleppelin, he says … "I recently learned about this term called quiet-quitting, where you're not outright quitting your job, but you're quitting the idea of going above and beyond," Khan says.
At OTS, we spend a lot of time working with successful mission-driven leaders from all sorts of different backgrounds. While their businesses and goals are all unique, the overwhelming majority of them have one thing in common: most effective leaders are planners.
If you had to make a quick choice (no calculators allowed!) between a one million dollar check today, or a single penny that doubles each day for the next 30 days … Which would you choose? An instant million dollars might sound a whole lot more satisfying than a penny in hand today, but if you
Summer is fading fast and around here that means one thing … Football! If you’re not quite as excited as we are, don’t worry … We're not here just to talk sports. But when you really think about it, there are a lot of parallels between building a successful business and building a career as a
Remember the famous comedy routine performed by Abbott and Costello called Who’s on first? Abbott is identifying the players on a baseball team for Costello; however, the players’ names typically serve as the basis for asking and replying to questions. Who is the first baseman. What is on second. I don’t know is on third. And the
Leadership and management … While we often hear these terms used interchangeably in business, there are clear distinctions between the two. That’s not to say they are mutually exclusive. Managers can have leadership qualities. Leaders can have good management skills. But it takes a lot more than a management title to create a leader. And