Tag Archives: strategy

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 »

Live in the positive zone: Cut the cable feed

A few months ago my wife and I got so fed up with all the negative news that surrounds us every day that we pulled the plug on the cable TV. How many times do we need to hear about the some celebrity’s drug problem, someone’s trial, corporate scandal, or government this or that? It’s… Read More »

Discover Your Path to Entrepreneurial Freedom

If you are a business owner, president or CEO, having liberty, freedom and self-determination in your work is vital to your professional and personal happiness. Exercising these principles is also key to handling complex and difficult issues and achieving your goals. If obstacles are getting in your way or you have lost sight of these… 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 »

Successful people love what they do and do what they love

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 »

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 »

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 »

Why Strategy Matters Most

An interesting article from inc. magazine It’s the strategic plan…Have you reconsidered yours lately? Leading people is exciting and inspiring. Formulating strategy? Not so much. Cynthia Montgomery, a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, urges CEOs to stop treating the strategic plan as a dead, dusty document and instead make it the beating… Read More »

13 of the greatest idea hunters ever

Stop thinking so hard and start hunting for good ideas. That’s the message of The Idea Hunters, a 2011 book by Andy Boynton of the Carroll School of Management at Boston College and Bill Fischer of IMD in Switzerland. The book discusses how luminaries from Steve Jobs to Warren Buffett were always looking for good ideas… Read More »