Archive for Strategy

Speeding Innovation and Value Creation for Competitive Advantage

Value creation shows up as increased profits, clear competitive advantage, and loyal customers. Value is one of the four pillars of executive

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Valor: The Underrated Executive Skill

How do you approach tough situations? Do you hit them head on? Or do you wait until it becomes a crisis and deal with

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Do NOT Share Your Strategic Plans!

DO NOT SHARE your strategic plans with your team! What do I mean by this? You might be surprised to discover that this advice

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Your Strategic Initiatives

What are your three strategic initiatives for the next six months? I routinely ask this question to all of my executive coaching

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The Leadership Law of the Lid

Do you know about “The Law of the Lid?” Leadership guru, John Maxwell talks about how your leadership ability is

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Reducing Business Friction

What causes business friction keeps you from optimum business success. As an executive coach, I work with my clients to

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Five Steps to Drive Results

What do you want most as an executive? Results! If you’re not demanding results, you’re running a hobby, not a

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The Profit Equation: How to Predict and Capture More Profits

The Profit Equation: How to Predict and Capture More Profits Every effective executive focuses on optimizing profits because it rewards

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Business Secrets of Franchises: Learning from the First KFC in China

My jaw dropped when I learned he opened the first KFC in China! I’m talking about Don Pierce, who ran

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Burning Out or Blowing Up isn’t the Only Option

I talk to so many people who are about to burn out or blow up. They’re working too many hours.

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