Sideways Thinking: How to Change the Direction of Your Business

There is one quality that no business owner or entrepreneur could survive without, and that’s the ability to adapt. From Darwin to Einstein, the greatest...

Goals vs. Outcomes: You’re Confusing Them and It Matters, A LOT!

Often times there are consistencies between goals and outcomes that tell a deeper story. This, in turn, can help identify the real goal behind all the outcomes you're going after.

Why Market Research is Essential

Whether you are just starting your business, planning to grow, expand into a new market or launch a new product or service, market research...

Success Requires a Process of Excellence

Success requires a process of excellence. You can never be successful just by saying, "I'm going to succeed." Instead, you are successful when you set out to improve in every area, to study your strengths and weaknesses and pursue excellence in each aspect.

3 Secrets to Reinventing Your Industry (Before Someone Else Does)

Your industry is about to change. Best reinvent it before someone else does it for you. And as you reinvent it, ask your team what business will you be in? Which one should you be in?

Own Your Day

Have you ever reached the end of a day and felt like you got nothing done? It’s a horrible feeling! Frustrating days like this...

Work on Your Three Levels of Leadership

Another leadership development bit? Yup. But if you have no time or are impatient, here are the three levels: visionary, strategic and tactical. Skip...

How to Craft the Best Mission Statement for Your Small Business

Putting together an effective and appropriate plan for a new small business is critical to achieving long-term success in any industry. Typically, some type...

A No Excuse Approach to Make Change Stick and Drive Employee Engagement

Change is not an event, rather it’s a process. In my experience as a leadership change consultant, “It starts with leaders having a personal...

Why a Retreat is Good for Your Business

Small business owners can improve productivity by investing in a company retreat. A retreat is an opportunity to engender creativity—a time to remove your nose from the grindstone and lift your head up.

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