The Need to Have Better Staff Buy-In

When a company is just getting started or is ramping up for growth, there is a huge amount of enthusiasm. Many processes are not in place yet and the people on the team are energized by the CEO's vision of the product or service. Everyone simply…

Continual Cash Flow

Unable to pay the bills, many companies with high revenue had to close their doors. Why? Because cash and revenue are not the same thing. Cash flow, critical to keeping the company afloat, is knowledge of how much money a company has every day…

Profits Are Inadequate to Grow the Business

Increasing profits and decreasing costs are critical activities a business owner must focus on to create a sustainable business model. Essentially, profit is what’s left over after total costs (funds needed to operate the business) are deducted…

Identify the Problem - Name It - Solve It

So many issues that create chaos in a business aren't identified correctly. Often, they are placed in the same group, which results in solving only one aspect of all the existing problems while ignoring the others. Here is a scenario: You…

Building High Performance Teams, Part 5: Establish Monthly Results-driven Meetings

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In order to achieve your most important objectives, it’s essential to create a clear plan, learn to work well together in a cross functional way and have a structure to keep the teams accountable. There are five powerful principles that make…

Building High Performance Teams, Part 4: Align Around Top Priorities at Every Level of the Business

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In order to achieve your most important objectives, it’s essential to create a clear plan, learn to work well together in a cross functional way and have a structure to keep the teams accountable. There are five powerful principles that make…

Building High Performance Teams, Part 3: Shift Limiting Mindsets

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In order to achieve your most important objectives, it’s essential to create a clear plan, learn to work well together in a cross functional way and have a structure to keep the teams accountable. There are five powerful principles that make…

Building High Performance Teams, Part 2: Put the Past in Perspective

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In order to achieve your most important objectives, it’s essential to create a clear plan, learn to work well together in a cross functional way and have a structure to keep the teams accountable. There are five powerful principles that make…

Building High Performance Teams, Part 1: Include Everyone in an Annual Planning Session

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In order to achieve your most important objectives, it’s essential to create a clear plan, learn to work well together in a cross functional way and have a structure to keep the teams accountable. There are five powerful principles that make…

20 Success Secrets From Robert Middleton

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Even if you are an expert, there are always new things to learn and new heights to reach. Robert Middleton shares 20 great ideas that have helped him to move forward in business and life. Feel like you could do more, but don’t know how? Perhaps…