Posts tagged with: strategy

  • abandon resolutions
Last year, I stopped making New Year’s resolutions. Instead, I tried creating a specific vision for the year I’d like to have. I thought, “It’s what I train business owners to do for their organizations; why not give it a...
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The manufacturing industry is hurting. For years the industry declined in the U.S. for a variety of reasons in the business environment. Now, the industry is facing a renaissance but can’t find enough people to bring a new manufacturing era...
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  • Branding_Mine your training program for your brand
At first glance, dear reader, you may think I’m jumping on the “brand-wagon.” Not so. In fact, I can’t turn around without bumping into yet another presentation on personal brand that leaves me unsatisfied. Why, then, would I write a...
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  • Team working over a table
Last week I posed two questions about your professional advisory team: How strong is the professional advisory team for your business? How do you manage your team of experts for the revival and success of your business? I’m using the...
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  • Year Two Takes Grit
Last month’s posts (March) had the theme of reflection and its role in your business success. As important as reflection is, one of the primary benefits from thinking critically about what we’ve done and how we think is to use...
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  • Fortune: Success Grows from Within
Do you believe in serendipity? I’ll admit I didn’t think about it much until last week. I looked up the definition to make sure it was happening to me, and yes, “I experienced an occurrence of events by chance in...
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  • Betty Folliard presenting
A lesson on podcasts turned quickly into a lesson about life, business, and taking measured risks. On September 24th, 2015, Betty Folliard generously agreed to talk to a new MeetUp group I’m involved in to learn more about podcasting. I...
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  • Vision compass
I am writing this blog post just after Martin Luther King Jr. day. As is my yearly tradition, I just finished reading Mr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. This year, I was struck by how powerfully MLK communicated his...
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  • January 1st crossed out
I predict if you set your New Year resolutions today, come December 2016 you will fail to accomplish them. I might sound harsh, I’m known to lack a filter, but there is an alternative. If you want to be successful in...
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