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busy strategy

Do You Leverage Your Busy Strategy?

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Ask someone how things are going and they may simply say, “Busy.” Do you have a busy strategy? Is your intent to do a lot of things, keep the engine turning, and get to the next milestone? Great Plans Strategy is not just a schematic on a cocktail napkin. It shouldn’t be about that finely

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limits

Limits or No Limits, What Matters More?

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Focus helps remind us that staying narrow, working within boundaries, and limiting distractions accomplishes goals. Should you work within limits or is it better to know no limits? What Fits? When we prepare a package for shipment we can only fit so much within the box. Our suitcase for the trip, same thing. Airplane carry-on

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customer service plan

Customer Service Plan and Other Aging Items

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Start with a plan. That is what many business experts suggest. We go to a conference room, boardroom, or gather for a campfire style chat around the coffee table. Do you have a customer service plan and is it working? We already know that the best plans are only the best plans when they are

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Employee development

Employee Development While The Pendulum Swings

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A refusal of the offer is not the same as rejection. It is common that small businesses and some larger ones too, will refuse the offer or opportunity for employee training. Is employee development important for your organization? Behind the scenes, quietly, the label is sweatshop. The organization that believes employees are a tool, and

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job satisfaction

Job Satisfaction May Be What You Create

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Monday is the drag yourself to work day, Wednesday there is a glimmer of hope, and Friday is the day many wait for anxiously. Does this sound like you or someone on your team? Is job satisfaction something that each person can create? Why We Work There are of course, people who only want to

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reviews matter

In Marketing Do Reviews Matter?

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Product or service providers plea, “Please go on Google, Yelp, or Amazon and leave a review.” Do reviews matter? Why is this so important? For the marketer, the restaurant owner, or the car dealership, and anyone providing a service or product today, they want your comment online. Of course, they love it the most if

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planning meeting

Planning Meeting, Will It Cause Action?

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A new idea seems to come out of nowhere. The competition launches a new advertising campaign, or sales are not reaching the goal. Do you have a planning meeting to discuss the next steps? Will your next meeting result in action? Planning Meeting Planning meetings, strategy sessions, or meetings for general updates, are any of

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Interesting Story

Interesting Story, Now I Get It

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People have told stories for thousands of years. Is story telling the way we learn, grow, and become more successful? Do you have an interesting story? Story Value Go to any museum and you may wonder about the story. The artifacts are there, they are clearly visible and on display. We can often read a

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need training

They Need Training, As The Leader I Don’t

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More common than you may think, the finger is pointing the wrong way. It seems pretty silly, but authority often gives the power of the point. Pointing to this, or pointing to that, and proclaiming a lack of change is the problem. Does your organization need training? Adapt or Change One often forgotten part of

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succession

Succession and Building a Small Business Empire

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Many small business owners and CEO’s wonder what they’ll do next. Many are not serial entrepreneurs but they are passionate about the work that they do. What happens as the window of their reign starts to close? Have they prepared the organization to continue, will there be successful succession? It is interesting to ask the

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