EXECUTION | INNOVATION

Why Should AI Matter to You?

Artificial Intelligence – stuff that science fiction is made of! Or NOT. We hear, see and read so much about how AI will steal jobs, steal our meaning, and possible take over most functions. This is fiction, not reality today. AI has great potential in many disciplines. What about your business? Why Should AI Matter…

EXECUTION | PERSONAL GROWTH

15 Things Ultra Productive People Do Differently

Productivity. How to do more with less. Timeless topics. Here is a reissue of one of my most viewed articles during the last 12 months. Which one or two things will you adopt for 2018? This is a great read! Kevin Kruse, a NY Times author and entrepreneur, conducted an interview with ultra-productive people including…

EXECUTION | STRATEGY

12 Most Common Barriers to Sustainable Growth

What keeps many businesses from growing? For larger companies, it is often maturing markets and inflexible organizations that dampen growth. However, closely held and entrepreneurial companies are built for growth. They operate in a world of innovation, rapidly changing technology, and entrepreneurial passion. For these businesses the challenge is not how to grow, it’s how…

EXECUTION | ROCKEFELLER HABITS

3 Numbers All CEOs and Entrepreneurs Should Know

Your success is the sum total of all the decisions you make! To make good decisions, you need good data. That’s a given, right? But what data should you be looking at?Today, companies have an untold number of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to choose from. Our technology and data collection methods often give us too…

EXECUTION | ROCKEFELLER HABITS

Do You Know When to Say No?

NO. A simple word, but hard to say and act upon. Yet it is a key to our focus and ultimately to our success. Steve Jobs advised his many followers “Say no to a thousand things.” What are you saying “no” to? No, we don’t take clients like that. No, that’s not part of what…

EXECUTION

Stuck? Which of these get In your way?

You don’t know what to do.You don’t know how to do it.You don’t have the authority or the resources to do it.You’re afraid. Seth Godin provides us with great advice from an older blog. “Once you acknowledge what’s getting in your way, it’s far easier to find the answer to help you get unstuck (or…