As a leader and/or manager, how responsible are you?Read More
Strategic Discipline Blog
It’s this simple. If you can’t scale leadership you can’t grow your business.Read More
Every business I work with in my coaching practice has a weakness. Often, it’s more than just one. One or more of these weaknesses limits the businesses’ growth.Read More
As an E-Myth Senior Business Coach for ten years I used the E-Myth resources and tools to help my small business customers apply the systems concept to build their business.Read More
“Your strengths have the capacity to become so dominant that they render your limitations irrelevant.” - Dr. Lance WatsonRead More
Three weeks ago I was invited to facilitate a new customer’s Annual Planning. They’d been a long follower of the Rockefeller Habits implementing the principles on their own for nearly ten years. They felt they might be at a crossroads, anticipating they could breakthrough and achieve greater success with the help of a Gazelles Coach. It was an honor to facilitate their meeting and help provide some additional insight into the nuances of Verne Harnish’s principles and the book Scaling Up.Read More
In our last blog Amazon’s Culture Flaws? we shared the NY Times article Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace. Remarks from employees suggest increased pressure in Amazon’s environment to perform.Read More
As a salesperson for over 20 years one axiom to remember was never to impress your prospect with how smart you are. The prospect isn’t interested in how smart you are. They’re interested in solving their problem. The only way to solve their problem is to ask questions and listen.Read More
This blog is no stranger to the value of habits. We’ve written about habits many times in the past.
If you’ve been to the gas station recently you’ve noticed the plunge in gas prices. It’s a trend in recent months and it illustrates and important strategy and planning benchmark that your business should be doing on an annual basis, and possibly more frequently depending how fasting you are growing compared to your industry.