About Tom Marin

Tom Marin is the President of MarketCues, a management consulting firm that guides organizations through performance transformations leading to sustainable growth, financial impact and greater organizational health. He advises private, public and nonprofit clients with high-stakes strategies regarding significant reorganizations built around agility and transformation programs.

Adhere To Your Core Strategy Or Disappear

Photo by Nina Uhlikova/Pexels Strong words but true. The number one reason companies fall out of favor with their customers and employees is because they allow their culture only to benefit themselves. Today, it’s easy to spot a winning company from one losing by observing what customers and employees think of the company.  [...]

By |2021-12-01T15:47:45-05:00December 1st, 2021|Culture, Leadership, Strategic Planning|

What Are The Three Parts of a Successful Strategy?

Photo by George Becker/Pexels Designing a successful strategy is a very simple three-part construction of Who, What and Why, but it can be incredibly challenging and frustrating! For some, the three parts come together immediately, but it takes months or even years for others.  This seemingly simple process is so difficult because it [...]

By |2021-12-01T15:28:32-05:00December 1st, 2021|Leadership, Organizational Change, Strategic Planning|

I Couldn’t Have Done It Without You!

  Photo by Cottonbro/Pexels I can't thank everyone enough who has contributed and participated in my success at MarketCues for the past 16 years. Clients, associates, investors, service providers, including strategic advisors, creative artisans, and a whole lot of people I’ve met in so many places such as airports, conferences, and let’s not [...]

By |2021-12-01T15:36:43-05:00December 1st, 2021|Culture, Leadership, Strategic Planning|

Slow Down to Grow Fast

                  Talk about an oxymoron! Slow down to grow my company fast? Are you kidding me? I realize this does seem like an off-putting idea, but in reality, it’s how the most successful companies grow. It’s not necessarily about becoming the largest, by the way, because not [...]

By |2021-11-08T14:50:32-05:00November 8th, 2021|Organizational Change, Strategic Planning|

Your Best Strategy: Become Known for Just One Thing

Photo by GR Stocks A successful business finds a way to be unique and distinctly different in its market. This is often easier said than done, and unfortunately, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for all businesses. The fastest way to build a successful business starts by answering two questions. Answering these two questions for some takes [...]

By |2021-11-08T13:45:45-05:00November 8th, 2021|Competitive Strategy, Strategic Planning|

Take Your Organizational Strategy to the Next Level with Ai-Driven Automation

Photo by John Schnobrich Have you been thinking about how to increase the market share of your organization? Or perhaps you’re experiencing difficulty managing a hybrid workplace with a mix of virtual and on-site employees — all the while evaluating what you can streamline against what must stay in place. These types of [...]

By |2021-10-08T14:09:11-05:00October 8th, 2021|Leadership, Organizational Change, Strategic Planning|

Making Quality Strategic Decisions Smart

Photo by Mario Gogh For-profit and non-profit organizations can dramatically improve their quality decision-making by applying ‘smart quality’ filters to their strategic planning.  Is your organization caught in the “debate and wait” syndrome? If it is, there are likely patterns that need to be changed. For decades, organizations have used strategic planning as [...]

By |2021-09-29T12:41:50-05:00September 9th, 2021|Organizational Change, Strategic Planning|

Rethinking for What’s Next

Photo by Anne Nygard Strategy work is just that, work. Solutions rarely fall from the sky into our laps. It takes a razor-sharp focus to rethink your organization’s optimum solution that will bring it to its next level of growth.  While building a successful strategy is hard, it is also exciting. You get [...]

By |2021-09-29T12:43:14-05:00September 8th, 2021|Innovation, Strategic Planning|

3 Practical Steps to Managing Your Team

  Management and managing is a constant process. Regardless if you are an organization with 5 employees or 5,000 or more, you know that management doesn’t end when you hire a new employee. This is just where managing begins. There are many many books written about how to manage employees but here are three practical [...]

By |2021-08-09T14:15:52-05:00August 9th, 2021|Culture, Leadership|
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