8 05, 2017

Strategy: Is Your Goal a Place or a Direction?

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:11-07:00 May 8th, 2017|Change, Decision-making, Goal-setting, Strategy|

Strategy You started out putting together something that you could call a Business Plan, right? If you had some help, or needed one to present to the bank or some investors, it was probably pretty detailed and held most everything you hoped to accomplish and how you would get there, [...]

24 10, 2016

How Do You Get to Valuable Options?

By | 2017-10-20T15:23:17-07:00 October 24th, 2016|Change, Collaboration, Creativity, Decision-making, Entrepreneur, Innovation, Leadership, Problem-solving, Strategy, Uncategorized|

Options not Answers How many squirrels can you follow at once? This is the thought that occurred to me while reading a recent article by Valeria Maltoni entitled Inventing Options for Mutual Gain. While describing an excellent process for arriving at options, and not necessarily “the final solution”, I am reminded [...]

11 07, 2016

Can You Attack the Same Problems with Novel Perspectives?

By | 2018-10-26T15:29:33-07:00 July 11th, 2016|Authenticity, Change, Collaboration, Communication, Decision-making, Entrepreneur, Leadership, Marketing, Small Business, Strategy, Vision|

Strategizing A hundred people at an event heard the word "Strategy" as part of a presentation I gave recently. Likely there were at least a hundred different interpretations and mental pictures that lit up for the attendees, some very related and others quite different from the others. Each was a product of [...]

7 03, 2016

New Facebook Data: A Powerful Challenge to Fundamentals

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:32-07:00 March 7th, 2016|Change, Communication, Content, Customer Experience, Facebook, H2H, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media, Strategy|

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) What you knew yesterday may not apply today…. I hate that….you probably do to. In the land of social media and digital marketing it really is like what the Queen of Hearts said to Alice, “My dear, here we must run as fast as we can, just [...]

1 02, 2016

The Emerging Truth About The Change of Business

By | 2018-09-07T14:04:02-07:00 February 1st, 2016|Ambiguity, Authenticity, Awareness, Change, Credibility, Decision-making, Good Business, Leadership, Problem-solving, Strategy|

Change Dealing with Change is a Class-A Pain! No, really… First, what does change mean to you, your life, and your business? Is it rapid, gradual, ignored, accepted or the object of ‘magical thinking’? Second, how do you manage? Can you really manage without engaging a fortune teller and hoping against hope you [...]

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