As a Leader, How Do You Motivate Yourself?
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As a Leader, How Do You Motivate Yourself?

Many people I talk with today are totally focused on strategies and tactics for their companies to achieve sustainable growth during our COVID-19 pandemic. While this is paramount, I would like to focus this article on the “other side of the coin.” And that is the side where your leadership skills and energy reside. Whether…

Five Ways an Advisory Board Can Transform Your Business
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Five Ways an Advisory Board Can Transform Your Business

Do you want to grow, achieve accountability and learn new ways to solve old problems, especially in our current COVID-19 environment?  Enter the advantage of having a well-formed advisory board for your business. A great board of advisors can be a vital sounding board and source of strategic insights, helping you develop new perspectives toward…

Can You Leverage Post Traumatic Growth?
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Can You Leverage Post Traumatic Growth?

What good can come of all this? My clients, colleagues and friends are all asking this question. We’ve been hit by a pandemic, unprecedented unemployment, and a global economic downturn. In the face of such personal and business tragedy, it might appear that the answer is “Zero.” We are all reflecting on the long-term consequences…

Zero Based Thinking and COVID-19
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Zero Based Thinking and COVID-19

Our world has changed a LOT in the last six months.  And, we continue to see uncertainty in our economy – recession; changes in how we shop, travel and work for at least a year and likely three; and the possibility that you cannot have the same business model today as you did a month…

Brand Leadership. Be Your Best Podcast.

Brand Leadership. Be Your Best Podcast.

The Question: BRAND, what does this mean to you? We are “social distancing,” talking on screens, using social media, and gaining new social awareness.  Where do you see Branding as it relates to people like you and me play a role and being a benefit today? Today’s Environment: In addition to COVID-19, we have experienced…

10 Ways to Increase Your Business Cash Flow

10 Ways to Increase Your Business Cash Flow

As we continue to deal with COVID-19 and its economic impacts, many businesses are facing cash shortages – yes even with PPP and other government programs.  There are several old sayings: “Cash is King” and “Growth Sucks Cash.”  Today we can add another: cash is the fuel required to sustain your business and keep you in…