One of the most enlightened, yet subtle lessons a business can learn is Pearson’s Law:Read More
Strategic Discipline Blog
My experience in business coaching for the last 18 years teaches me the fundamental need for your business to balance objectivity and subjectivity. In Gazelles Scaling Up we call this the balance between Productivity/Process and Relationships/People.Read More
I’m on vacation this week so I’m republishing a couple of blogs I feel have the greatest value and interest. This particular blog is on measurement and is based on a chapter in one of my favorite authors and books, Aubrey Daniels’ Bringing Out the Best in People.Read More
Every day, every week, every month, every year, your people either feel defeated, excited, or undistinguished about their performance.Read More
Is it possible to balance high performance in the workplace with a culture that provides personal liberty, freedom and work-life balance?Read More
Today I wanted to get your attention.
You and probably many business owners are virtually swimming in waves of data. Advances in technology and the Internet have made it easy to collect data on almost any subject and allow you, if willing, to collect measurements on any part of your business.
2013’s begun and we are already to the last Friday of the month of January!
Growth companies need to get Four Decision right in order to achieve success. These Four Decisions are People, Strategy, Execution and Cash. Depending on the severity of your challenges in these four decision areas, you will ultimately need to choose one of these four decisions as your One Thing for the year and quarterly priorities. We’ve covered the outcome for getting People and Strategy right in your organization in previous blogs.
If you’re a small to mid-sized business owner you probably have a number of aspirations for your business. To build it so you can spend your time doing what you love most while the business runs consistently and predictably without you. Or it may be to watch it grow to achieve success humming along like a well-oiled machine. The dream of many small business owners was outlined in Michael Gerber’s book The E-Myth Revisited, Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What To Do About It. Ultimately you want to be in a position to invest most of your time working ON the business rather than IN it.