A collection of ideas, insights and best practices about how to get results for those tough-to-accomplish aspirations
SER Tough Issues That Sabotage Business Performance
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.
The Team Style Optimizer
Easy to use assessment for leaders, teams and individuals written by Avik Roy and Pat Sanaghan. A great tool for teams who want to take their performance to the next level.
Crisis is an opportunity for every leader. No exceptions.
We all need to take the time to step back, think strategically, and put plans into place that will give us an edge, no matter what the future holds.
How to Turn Your Team’s Decision Making into Rocket Fuel for Your Business
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?
Nix the Execution Gap and Unleash Your Bottom Line
The Execution Gap plagues every leader who has aspirations for their business or team but doesn’t see the results that match the potential.
Team Alignment and Performance
We may believe our teams are aligned, but often there are impediments in the way that go unrecognized. There are things you can do to make sure your performance doesn’t suffer because your teams aren’t clear on priorities.
Good Decision Bad Outcome
Not separating luck from decision quality in assessing outcomes often leads to learning the wrong lessons, and abandoning decisions that will, over time, yield higher cumulative returns.
Crisis Is An Opportunity For Every Leader. No Exceptions.
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.
Are You Ready to Implement AI into Your Business?
Most business leaders are not ready to deploy AI because they don’t have the fundamental algorithms in place to support it. Check out this video to learn more.
How to Avoid the Big Ticket of Big Data Analytics
A fundamental investment in strategic thinking with a focus on operational processes and a little guidance from a strategic analytics professional may be all you need for an immediate return with low investment.
The Paradox of Start-Up Versus Scale-Up
Successful companies in the age of digital revolution are customer obsessed, consider failure the path to success, think long-term, and pursue operational excellence.
Entrepreneurs “Want to” Break Free …. Few Do What It Takes
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.
Do You Consider Culture a Source of Competitive Advantage?
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.
Not Solving Problems Effectively? What May Be Missing From Your Team
Building teams that have a mix of problem-solving approaches, without maintaining an environment that leverages it, will waste a valuable asset.
Culture Change as Prelude to Strategic or Operational Transformation
Leaders often get frustrated when they try to implement change in their businesses because culture devours strategy and operations for breakfast.
What’s brewing in your cup of decision making?
In the age of information overload and shrinking attention spans, the habits we are forming in creating, communicating and consuming information relevant for decisions that we make.
Not Even an Army of Freelancers Will Help You Scale Without This …
To effectively make use of free lancers, first put Standart Operating Procedures into place.
The Ethylene Hiring Trap – 7 Essentials to Avert This Hidden Destructive Force
There are hidden costs to bringing a bad hire into your company, and steps you can take to make sure it doesn’t happen.
Clarity Underpins Effective Teamwork and Great Results
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.
2 Secrets To Ace Your Business Decision Every Time
A mechanism to improve business decisions can take extra time, but much less time than making the wrong decisions.