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Improve Your Planning Effectiveness by Doing Less

Why is planning so often avoided? Even when it is done it’s often ineffective. More often than not I run into businesses without a plan for where they’re going. In many cases they’re smaller organizations, but it’s certainly not limited … Continue reading

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Developing a Positive Response to Negative Events

I recently spoke with a company that was struggling through a tough time. They’d lost customers, key employees and money. I was asked to help restore what was lost but, before I could do that, I had to address their … Continue reading

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Selling a Business in Turbulent Times

For owners who prepare well, there are still good opportunities to get top dollar for your business even during turbulent times. In a recent podcast conversation with an M&A executive, we discuss some of the ways to capitalize on the … Continue reading

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Developing a Culture Brand

To thrive in today’s marketplace, companies need more than a good product or service. Branding is central to having your company stand out in a crowded market. For years, we’ve focused on the market brand, how we’re seen in the … Continue reading

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Connections – Dealing with ADD in business

When you saw the title of this article you probably said, “Yes. Finally someone is writing about my crazy boss who can’t stay focused on one topic for more than a few days and then is off on another tangent.” … Continue reading

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