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The Right Approach to Setting Employee Goals and Objectives

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Ideally, goals and objectives within an organization should cascade from the top. Each person should be responsible for establishing their own goals and work objectives in ways that are relevant to their job and support one or more organizational…

Intentionally Navigating Your Company’s Stages of Growth

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Suppose Jerry, the CEO of a successful 100-employee manufacturing firm, woke up one morning to a gut-wrenching realization. If something didn’t change soon, his company, which seemed to be charging ahead at 120 miles per hour, would hit the…

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: 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…

Gold Time Can Be a Gold Mine

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Time management skills and productivity techniques have always been in demand, but with technology encroaching on our time with 24/7 access and instant notifications, these are even more critical now. People want to learn how to do quality work…

Improve Your Decision-Making Process and Increase Your Bottom Line

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Did you know that 91% of business leaders are confident in their ability to make good decisions, but 60% of those decisions fail? Use these four proven rules to clear thinking, effective problem solving, and powerful decision making. 1. Inquire…