What scares you?

Leaders face many challenges but do we recognize the ones that can derail our businesses? Often the one that can do the most damage isn’t even on the radar.  Play this video to hear about the challenges that should be of concern to...

Are you prepared?

In 2008 we entered into what became known as the Great Recession. Its impact on consumers, markets and governments was the most severe since the Great Depression in 1930’s. One thing I will never forget is a quote from Warren Buffett, “When the tide goes out you know...

Five Ways Leaders Add Value

Leaders have an opportunity and an obligation to add value to their teams and organizations. Size of the organization is irrelevant––a leader is there to “raise the tide so all boats float higher”. When that happens, employees are challenged, feel valued, and are more...

What companies are you watching?

We don’t operate our companies in a vacuum, and these days, social media is a window into what everyone else is doing. We all keep an eye on our direct competitors of course, checking up on the big deals they land, on their pricing, their innovations, and their...

GrowthDNA: How Do You Stack Up?

Companies have DNA and it defines their ability to grow. It explains why some companies are able to accelerate their growth rates and enjoy more success than others. Growth is not a result of the activities a company implements, like developing a strategic plan, or...

Resolve to Grow This Year

It is that time of year where we give thought to what will be different, new and exciting for the year to come. We make promises to ourselves in the form of resolutions that we will be happier, healthier, smarter or more productive. We also know that in 30 days we...