Tag Archives: management

Top Ten Most Crucial Goals

When working with clients I am often asked, “where do we start?” Clients, especially new ones, want to start as many projects as possible, leading to project overload. In the end, nothing gets done well, and the management team is overwhelmed with B-level work that does not bring money in the door. Then the owner… Read More »

Resilience in a Risky World

An interesting article by Tom Ridge and Howard Schmidt, published on the FreeEnterprise.com web site. Culture is a popular word in many organizations today. The term is often used by organizations to define who they are and how they project themselves internally and externally. There are many variations on this theme: a culture of innovation; of customer service;… Read More »

A Plan for Success

A Plan for Success The hardy souls who arrived in America in the early years, from the Pilgrims to our Founding Fathers, were entrepreneurs in their own right. They sought freedom in many areas of their lives and wanted liberty and the right of self-determination to make their own choices, free from encumbrances. In more… Read More »

What’s Your Smartphone Done to Your Weekends?

The answer? Changed them, no doubt! I recently took some much needed time off. A break, I told myself, from the day-to-day activities, from the stress of it all. Then I read an article by Bob Sullivan of NBC News, published on the CNBC web site, called How the Smartphone Killed the Three-Day Weekend.  Are we ever off? Are… Read More »

Ten Crucial Goals

When working with clients I am often asked, “where do we start?” Clients, especially new ones, want to start as many projects as possible, leading to project overload. In the end, nothing gets done well, and the management team is overwhelmed with B-level work that does not bring money in the door. Then the owner… Read More »

How well do you focus?

When you arrived at work today, would you say you were focused? Is it clear to you what you should be focused on? Are you focused on what matters most for the success of your business? Here are a few tips for getting and staying focused: Make a list of the most important strategic issues that you… Read More »

Customer service, where have you gone?

I called a medical service provider to set up an appointment, my first visit. The lady making the arrangements dutifully went by the book asking me some basic information and setting up an appointment. She then said “There is some paperwork to fill out and you can do it tomorrow or go to our web… Read More »

A framework for happiness and success

The hardy souls who arrived in America in the early years, from the Pilgrims to our Founding Fathers, were entrepreneurs in their own right. They sought freedom in many areas of their lives and wanted liberty and the right of self-determination to make their own choices, free from encumbrances. Our country’s Founding Fathers—and Thomas Jefferson,… Read More »

Successful business leaders love what they do

Did you have a difficult time getting your day started this morning? Does this happen regularly? Do you know why this occurs? Successful business leaders love what they do. They are self-motivated and focused on success, however they define success. They enjoy dealing with the new challenges that each day brings. They have the right… Read More »

How focused are you?

When you arrived at work today, would you say you were focused? Is it clear to you what you should be focused on? Are you focused on what matters most for the success of your business? Here are a few tips. Make a list of the most important strategic issues that you should be focused… Read More »