Three Questions You Must Answer Before Starting Your New Business

Three Questions You Must Answer Before Starting Your New Business
  Shutterstock Most of my days are spent with clients who have been doing what they do in business for a while now. Clients with "newer" businesses have met their 5-year anniversaries, and my most experienced clients have 40-plus years running their business. As my team pilots a new program we are launching, we have accepted a number of new entrepreneurs into the beta. They are at an exciting point in their business evolution. Some have a year or two under their belts and are looking to grow, while a few are looking…continue reading →

Structure Determines Performance

Structure Determines Performance
You are designed individually and organizationally for the performance you are getting. Structure determines performance. Mastering Leadership, Anderson and Adams 2016 What if you could only focus on one thing each day, the same thing for a month or a whole year?  What would it be?   What would it not be? I work with a number of mid-market growth organizations and while the desire to just do one thing really well is strong for some, it feels impossible amidst the many balls most of my clients are juggling and the long list of…continue reading →

2016 is history

2016 is history
2016 is over – it’s history.  WWWWHHHAAATTTT you might ask? What about those 8 more weeks until January?  What calendar are you looking at? You may feel that your year is nowhere near over. And at a high level,  I agree, there ARE 8 more weeks and fully 15% of the year yet to go. However, I expect that you have clear line of sight to year end. 10 months of financials have been completed and those books are closed. If your world looks like my world, clients have already committed to their…continue reading →

Stop It

Stop It
Stop it. Really, just stop it. What is it? You tell me. Like many other people, I am a creature of habit and whatever lovely indulgence I allow to creep into my day once, then twice, becomes a minimum expectation for me. The teaspoon of sugar in my first coffee? Yep, eventually it’s in cup number 2 as well.  Hitting the snooze on my alarm so many times I can’t make the 5:45 am exercise class? If I let myself skip one planned workout a week for too many weeks I then begin…continue reading →