The Start Stop Continue Workshop

  Do you ever really “arrive” in your business life? Once you do, does that mean you can turn off the juice and just coast? It really doesn’t work that way, does it. Instead, what I have experienced and learned while running my business is, you never arrive. One of the most important “cues” for [...]

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The Smartplan360™ Platform

  As you lead your organization, you will look for new ways of doing things, and you’ll consider the experiences you’ve had and what you’ve learned that made a positive impact. Running my own firm has taught me many valuable life lessons, both professional and personal, which has provided me with the context to formulate [...]

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Rethinking For A Change Workshops

  To make a lasting positive change starts with wanting to make change happen in the first place. Change is very interesting and challenging because when you think about it, it often makes people have to vote for or against something or someone. This can be incredibly hard to do.  The insights we need to [...]

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A leader’s true strength is their team

  To build a great company, we need to understand how to build a great team because without them we will be hard-pressed to get beyond first stage growth. The greatest leaders have always ascribed their success to their team. Listen to a few famous quotes from some well-known leaders: “Talent wins games, but teamwork [...]

Try asking versus telling for a change

  During the past several years, I have observed more and more leaders learning the true value of their leadership teams and employees.  With all of the changes taking place in the marketplace, we have come to appreciate the value of human contact and discussion. Aren’t you glad we can now start going places and [...]

Rethink, It’s Not Just About Your Sales

  Achieving sustainable and scalable sales is the natural output of a successful broad analysis of factors.  A PEST Analysis is commonly used to assess extremely broad factors of Political, Economic, Socio-demographic (social), and Technological. These four factors apply significant pressure and influence on a business’s current and future prospects. Knowing what will provide an [...]

Rethinking Data

  Quantitative data is essential to determine the performance of an organization.  It tells you where you have been and is an excellent predictor of where you might end up if you don't change your strategic direction. But you need to ensure that quantitative data doesn't become the sole basis of making strategic decisions. This [...]

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 [...]

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