STRATEGY

Amazon’s 4 Keys to Success

Success! We all define it differently. We all seek it. And, we all look for perspectives on how to achieve it. Amazon, as well as other online shopping companies and their fast delivery services, has grown and provided an expanded service during our COVID-19 environment. Irrespective of how you feel about Jeff Bezos and Amazon,…

LEADERSHIP

The 4 Most Important Words in an Organization

Managing and leading in today’s COVID-19 environment has challenged us all. Dominant challenges have been how to keep your teams engaged while working remotely, and how to strive for honest, consistent, and adaptive communication, while answers and clarity on the future often do not exist. One approach to address these challenges is the age-old advice…

EXECUTION | PERSONAL GROWTH

15 Surprising Things Ultra Productive People Do Differently

Productivity. How to do more with less. Timeless topics. Back by popular demand – here is a reissue of one of my most viewed articles. Which one or two things will you adopt for 2021? This is a great read! Kevin Kruse, a NY Times author and entrepreneur, conducted an interview with ultra-productive people including…

LEADERSHIP | PERSONAL GROWTH

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…

EXECUTION | STRATEGY

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…

LEADERSHIP | PERSONAL GROWTH

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…