Insights on the art and science of mastering world class performance
Mark Style and I share our ideas about the benefits and detriments of setting and striving to meet long-term business goals for entrepreneurs and small business owners.
At a financial publishing business where I recently consulted, one leader describes the process that he learned to help his people uncover the issues that were sabotaging their performance and resolve them to grow into a more effective team.
Some teams have the knack of making good decisions. Most don’t. A McKinsey article lays how to improve speed and quality through better decision-making. But what if you want to do more than just that? What if you want better decision-making to take your business to the next level?
The Execution Gap plagues every leader who has aspirations for their business or team but doesn’t see the results that match the potential.
We are all in crisis mode, but we still need to take the time to step back, thing strategically, and put plans into place that will give us an edge, no matter what the future holds.
The structures that support a start up are not the same as those that support a growing company. Operational and management structures that support growth are key to a thriving business.
Culture holds the power to inspire employees to move themselves, to move mountains, and to support each other in a way that, when done right, is truly irreplaceable.
Building teams that have a mix of problem-solving approaches, without maintaining an environment that leverages it, will waste a valuable asset.
Leaders often get frustrated when they try to implement change in their businesses because culture devours strategy and operations for breakfast.
To effectively make use of free lancers, first put Standart Operating Procedures into place.
There are hidden costs to bringing a bad hire into your company, and steps you can take to make sure it doesn’t happen.
Good teamwork requires clarity. Set SMART goals to make sure everyone is clear and aligned on what needs to get done, when and by whom.
A mechanism to improve business decisions can take extra time, but much less time than making the wrong decisions.
Global outsourcing is not just for large multinationals. Today, business owners of any size can leverage talent globally.