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The Three Speeds of Growth

When I speak to business owners about the 7 Stages of Growth model, sometimes they’ll say that they are not in fast-growth mode. Growth can take on many forms, and ultimately, the CEO defines what growth means for their company.  You may…

Staff Morale and Voltage Challenges

Nothing disrupts performance, productivity and profitability quicker than poor staff morale. In fact, according to a recent poll by Gallup Inc., on average, “17% of U.S. workers have been actively disengaged over the 18 years of tracking.…

How to Keep Your Customers from Migrating Away

According to Frederick Reichheld of Bain & Company, acquiring a new customer is six to seven times more costly than retaining an existing one. So, how do you maintain current relationships and keep your clientele loyal to the business? Answer…

Quit Trying to Manage Change—Why Great Strategies Fail

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Companies often react to the changing environment without testing assumptions and identifying key initiatives, inclusive of all players accountable in navigating through the change. They fail to look at the business as a whole and what’s critical…

Do You Think Your Current Business Model Is Effective?

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Smart businesses understand the importance of developing and maintaining a business model for their company. A business model is a map to follow when it comes to generating revenue and making profits. It’s an essential aspect of running an…

Close the Gap Between Strategy and Execution

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In their book, “Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done”, authors Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan state that execution is the biggest unaddressed issue in business today. They assert that its absence is the single biggest obstacle…