strong leadership

We are in unique and unsettling times. And while the COVID-19 Pandemic creates unique challenges for business owners, we can learn from past challenges.  Now is the time for strong leadership.  Your employees are looking to you for it.  So are your customers and other business partners. I’m taking aRead More →

Accountability - Solve It

We are in the midst of a four-part series on accountability.  This week, we look at the third step, following the principles from “The Oz Principle“, by Roger Connors, Tom Smith, and Craig Hickman.  I’ve covered the first two steps, “See It” and “Own It“.  “Solve it” should seem easyRead More →

It’s that time of year.  When this year’s results are almost complete and it is time to start looking at how our strategy will be different (or produce different) results next year.  Most business owners I know are already looking at 2020.  What will this new year bring?  What strategicRead More →

curiosity leads to new paths

I found this quote from Walt Disney, and found it inspiring.  “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”  I find it interesting that one of the most innovative persons of the past century attributes muchRead More →

constant state of learning

It is now estimated that modern jobs require you to relearn 30% of skills each year.  Think about that.  Roughly every three years, you have to learn essentially everything you need to do your job all over again.  Now we know that around 30-40% of your job knowledge stays consistentRead More →