The Essential Habit Most Entrepreneurial Leaders Are Missing

Most entrepreneurial leaders are great at doing, but they’re not so great at thinking. That’s a mistake that always comes back to bite them, eventually. I was at a recent session with a client. We were discussing a specific issue, trying to get to the root (a process called IDSing), when the team realized that [...]

2018-02-09T14:08:23+00:00February 12th, 2018|Blog Articles, Leadership, Strategic Planning|Comments Off on The Essential Habit Most Entrepreneurial Leaders Are Missing

Culture Doesn’t Beat Strategy—It’s the Foundation of Strategy

The very question of which is more important—company culture or strategy—misses the mark. If your business consists of more than one person, your company has a culture. The fact that you’re successful, and your business has a viable plan for creating a positive economic impact for your employees and your customers, indicates you have a [...]

2017-12-11T18:04:28+00:00December 11th, 2017|Company Culture, Strategic Planning|Comments Off on Culture Doesn’t Beat Strategy—It’s the Foundation of Strategy

To be Clear, Cut to the Chase

August 4th, 2016 One of my favorite emails that I have ever gotten ended with the author saying, “Sorry the email was so long. If I had more time it would have been shorter.” How on earth does this make sense? He would have typed less words if he had more time? But, there is [...]

2017-01-02T21:13:42+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Blog Articles, EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), Focus, Good Communication, Leadership, Mission Statement, Small Business, Strategic Planning|Comments Off on To be Clear, Cut to the Chase