Category : Strategy

Who’s Your Strategic ‘Build Buddy’?

Who’s Your Strategic ‘Build Buddy’?

The phone rang, and it was Philip’s excited voice on the phone. “I just thought of an idea for your marketing problem!” he said. Phil and I have been business colleagues from way back and now each run our own businesses and keep in touch weekly. I had expressed...
Strategy Execution: Reduce your Churn

Strategy Execution: Reduce your Churn

Commentary-on-Churn-Article-Apr-2016I don’t know any business that isn’t limited by resources – whether time, money or skills. If your organization isn’t aligned and working on absolutely the highest priorities to grow your business, you are wasting precious resources...
Get your Strategic Mojo Going

Get your Strategic Mojo Going

When progressive business leaders start talking about the future of their business, there is an inevitable ‘buzz’ and energy that happens. The discussion allows them to escape from the day-to-day operational issues (Covey describes it as the “whirlwind”) to...
Where’s the Money? (In Your Business)

Where’s the Money? (In Your Business)

Cash flow and working capital is the life-blood of any business. It’s also the biggest preoccupation or challenge expressed by most business owners.  Sound familiar? All businesses are constrained by time and resources, so it is essential to focus on what and where...
A ‘Call to Action’ on Executing your Business Strategy

A ‘Call to Action’ on Executing your Business Strategy

“Come On, I Dare You!” …we would say when we were growing up. Interesting how the right challenge will ignite action. Almost every business owner says they have a vision or goal for their business – whether to grow, maintain their lifestyle, pass on to the next...
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