End Leadership Overwhelm

I talk with a lot of business owners and CEOs. And like their teams, they’re tired. And they want to end leadership overwhelm. Whether it is from COVID, a changing economy, hiring and retention struggles, or a combination of all three, 2021 has been a long year.  If...

Setting 2022 Goals

Is setting 2022 goals a priority for you right now? Leaders carry the responsibility to balance finishing the year strong with increasing the focus on next year. And it’s crucial to plan for next year. Why. Because in the words of Yogi Berra: if you don’t know where...

The Value of Vision

The value of vision is how it keeps your team together when times are tough. How it allows you to recruit the right people to your team. It clarifies for your customers how you will serve them now and in the future. And it keeps leaders focused in a world full of...

Win the Fourth Quarter

It’s mid-September and time to think about how to win the fourth quarter. It’s been an interesting year for many businesses as we continue to deal with the pandemic, supply chain problems, and inflation fears. And while we can’t change anything about the last nine...

Take Control of Your Business!

Why Take Control? If you feel like: Your business is running you instead of you running your business; it means making difficult decisions on how you will spend your time. You are in the way of keeping the business moving forward; it means you need to clearly identify...

Three Business Plan Myths

One of my favorite questions is, “why do I need a business plan?” After that question, I typically hear some version of the following statements.   “I’m just a solopreneur.” “My company isn’t big enough to need a business plan.” “We already have an extensive...