What are your (real) priorities?

Success in 2015 will be determined by how effectively the leader of any organization executes against their plan. At the end of the year, the only question that will matter is: “were the goals achieved?”

Most owners, CEO’s and top executives I know are already overwhelmed with daily work, despite the fact that most started the year with goals, a plan and the intent to start moving forward.

Yet, the day-to-day management of the business, what I call firefighting, has already taken ...

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Growth Curve Lessons Learned

Early on in my career I had the pleasure of working in a fast growing corporation that doubled its revenue to a billion dollars in six years.

From that experience in the trenches I earned my stripes. Since business growth appears to be in style once again, let me share four key takeaways that might make your business growth easier.

The first is that growing a business takes capital and financial savvy. Setting aside the increased payroll costs when new people are ...

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What must change in 2015?

This is the first full week of the New Year and if you are like most individuals, you are going to have a better year than last year, because you have taken time to carefully consider what you want to accomplish.

Your goals might be considered “SMART,” which stands for specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time bound. If your goals have not included these criteria you might want to consider some editing and fine-tuning to make to be more clear.

Business goals ...

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