You’re Dying From Cancer, But I Didn’t Tell You.

Imagine your doctor failing to tell you that you were dying because he was worried you wouldn’t have the money to seek treatment. As trusted advisers to our clients we may be guilty of doing the same thing. Whether you are in banking, finance, or even coaching, it is important to have the courage to let clients know what they need to remain “healthy” in this economy.

Sometimes the Best Way to Win is by Finishing Third

Sometimes it isn’t best to finish first. What we can learn from others that may give us a competitive advantage.

A Laundry List to Accomplish Through Five Steps

In a recent client meeting we were reviewing the business numbers and talking about the next steps for the growth of the operation when the subject of incentives came up. During our talk, the owner asked if the incentive package could be repeatable in another company. My answer: it depends. This led to an in … Continue reading “A Laundry List to Accomplish Through Five Steps”

Why I Love What I Do. (And Why You Should Love What You Do Too!)

There is a lot of talk about doing what you love. Here are some steps you can take if you feel trapped in a career that doesn’t fulfill your personal growth.

The Impact of September 11

The events of a decade ago continue to influence us today. Can we apply our resolve to the current challenges we face?

Short Week Equals Short on Writing. So Here’s an Article From a Friend.

Believe it or not I took the holiday weekend off and spent time with family.  Now with the short week I have been playing catch up on work so until my posts start again tomorrow, I invite you to view an article from a friend and colleague of mine. John Ingrisano is a fellow consultant … Continue reading “Short Week Equals Short on Writing. So Here’s an Article From a Friend.”

What a Three Year Old Can Teach Us About Business

Three year olds may know more about business than we think. Many innovative and growing companies apply these traits to their business culture. How might understanding the mind of a three year old help your business?

When is OK No Longer OK?

In this country, we seem to be OK with being OK. Is that the best thing to be thinking given our economic condition?

What is Your Risk Factor?

Business innovation, growth, profitability, and long-term success. These are traits virtually every business aspires towards. Yet how many companies do all these things? Do they all matter? What about stability, safety and being cautious in order to protect the business? Many companies are risk averse but does that really equate to stability? If you were … Continue reading “What is Your Risk Factor?”