The Classic Client-Focus Meeting – Tool for Success

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Focus on Your Customers for the Truth In today’s business market, I see many organizations working hard to grow their market share, sales and team.  I am sure you will agree that the very strategies that got us to this point may not take us to where we want to go. For all of us, […]

Business By Design (Not Circumstance)

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Business By Design (Not Circumstance) “It is not the strongest nor the fastest of a species that survives; but the ones most adaptable to change.” Charles Darwin The structure of business is changing.  Global competition, demanding customers, and shrinking margins are all impacting how we are able to make money. Your only competitive advantage is […]

Are You Getting Better?

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“Your business will get better when your people get better.  Your people will get better right after their manager gets better.”   Many of you may recognize this quote from my talks and videos.  It has certainly elicited some honest feedback from our clients and has shaken a few people into action.  As a business coach, […]

Business Is ALL about People – The Book That Started It All

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For most business leaders today, your only true competitive advantage is dealing with people and relationships.  Your ability to build trust, willing cooperation and leadership is, by far, the most important skills to develop in today’s hyper-competitive markets.  For most companies, building communications, leadership and employee engagement is now the main topic of most strategic […]

What did you say?

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Business Communications:  “What did you say?” “The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.”  Peter F. Drucker “It is ironic but true that in this era of electronic communication, personal interaction is becoming more important than ever.” Regis McKenna (b. 1939) Once you begin to grasp the realization that you […]