Don’t Just Talk About Problems, Solve Them

Too often, leadership and management teams are aware of the problems and challenges facing their business but are unable to come up with workable solutions. Rather than taking action and closing the gap between where they are and where they want to be, they waste time talking about the problems with little or no decisive [...]

2020-08-14T15:46:03-04:00July 6th, 2020|Clear Direction, Decision Making, Issues, Podcasts, Problem Solving|Comments Off on Don’t Just Talk About Problems, Solve Them

Duct Taping Your Issues

Instead of reaching for the duct tape and sticking band-aids over problems, have you ever thought about getting to the root cause of the issue? Rather than taking a MacGyver approach and treating the symptoms, you can develop a systematic approach to identifying and solving your core issues. Give yourself the gift of better operations [...]

2019-09-04T12:56:58-04:00August 26th, 2019|Conflict Resolution, EOS, Good Communication, IDS, Issues, Podcasts|Comments Off on Duct Taping Your Issues

Navigating Personal Issues

There is a good chance that you have had to navigate through some personal issues in both your personal life and business at one point or another. While navigating these can be a tough situation, it is important to realize just how much you need to pay attention in order to be a good leader [...]

2019-03-18T22:52:17-04:00March 11th, 2019|Conflict Resolution, EOS, Issues, Podcasts|Comments Off on Navigating Personal Issues

Boo! People Issues Are Scary, But They Don’t Have To Be

There are many types of potential issues that can arise in business. However, when it comes to issues involving people, it gets a little sticky. Everybody tends to take these issues to a personal level, when that just doesn’t need to be done. In truth, if there is a person in your business who doesn't [...]

2019-01-24T14:35:10-05:00October 29th, 2018|Culture, Good Communication, Issues, Leadership, Management, Open and Honest, Podcasts|Comments Off on Boo! People Issues Are Scary, But They Don’t Have To Be

Is Duct Tape A Part of Your Problem Solving Arsenal?

You might not think that duct tape would be applicable to business solutions, but it really is. Many companies try to take on the role of MacGyver and use duct tape and band-aids to patch up their issues, without ever fixing the core problem underneath. Today, Jim shares the 5 easy steps to fixing your [...]

2019-01-24T14:18:16-05:00October 1st, 2018|Consistency, Issues, Podcasts, Problem Solving|Comments Off on Is Duct Tape A Part of Your Problem Solving Arsenal?