Tag: strategic planning

Tag: strategic planning

Using the Strategy of Informal Leadership


  Do you have informal leaders in your organization?  Someone that can either pull a team together or tear it apart?  You probably already know who it is–the one employee who…

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I Hate 4th Quarter


Yes, here we are—that scary time of year! No, not Halloween, or Black Friday, or even the madness of the shopping…..it’s that dreaded fourth quarter of the year.  The time…

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Strategic Planning: A Process to Success


 Did you know that October is International Strategic Planning Month?  Not a widely celebrated event—I doubt even Hallmark has cards to mark this momentous occasion.  However, it is the time…

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Employing a Facilitator — Empowering Your Business


Hiring a facilitator – or consultant or strategist or planner – can be a daunting experience. First, you have to know what want to accomplish.  Do you believe your business is…

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No Growth Plan


  No Growth Plan As a consultant, I meet with business owners in all stages of growth—from companies just starting to companies planning an exit strategy.  Nearly every one that I meet…

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Strategic Planning is not just for the Board Room


Strategic Planning is not just for the Board Room This past year, I’ve had to deal with the declining health of my parents, requiring them to be admitted to a nursing…

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A Bridge to Success


Suspension bridges provide an excellent graphical representation of six characteristics common to successful organizations whether they are for-profit businesses, charitable entities or membership organizations. For centuries, people have built suspension…

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A Business Diet Plan That Works


Most businesses today, much like people in general honestly, are running in many different directions. Heck, I bet you even know folks that have multiple calendars and might actually have…

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Business Lesson #1 Learned from the Cockpit


Being an executive leader requires learning lessons from not just personal experiences but also from other sources.  Sometimes life lessons are the most real!  Here is a business lesson learned…

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Intention Deficit Disorder


As a business strategy consultant, I am paid to think.  I offer my clients an objective viewpoint of their business and help them think differently about their company. I help…

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