Employee Success By Design, Not Circumstance – The 90 Day Development Plan –

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Employee Success By Design, Not Circumstance – The 90 Day Development Plan  Finding, keeping and engaging good people is an issue we hear more than ever in business.  During recent economic shifts companies were able to downsize and eliminate wastage (also known as low producing, whining, poor attitude people) and now find themselves gearing up […]

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 […]

The 8 Potential Focus Areas to Grow Your Business

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Over the years of working in the trenches with our clients, we have identified eight key stumbling blocks to growing a prosperous organization. Through identifying these patterns and opportunities within your team, you can take new steps towards growth, change and innovation. Most business plans lack real strategy. Just by setting higher goals than last year […]

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 […]

Does Your Vision Statement Have What It Takes?

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“Is your Vision and Mission statement something that drives every person in your company or just wall paper in your lobby, or a banner on your website?” If we asked you, or anyone in your company to recite your Vision, Mission and Core Values what would happen?  How would everyone do?  This is a fair […]