12 Universal Barriers to Sustainable Growth
BUSINESS MODEL | EXECUTION | INNOVATION | LEADERSHIP | STRATEGY

12 Universal 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…

Why Should AI Matter to You?
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…

The 2018 Crystal Ball: 8 Trends and Predictions for the Year Ahead
INNOVATION | MARKETING | STRATEGY

The 2018 Crystal Ball: 8 Trends and Predictions for the Year Ahead

Let’s take out our crystal ball and delve deep into its center for 2018 top business trends that you can leverage to drive your business success. I always keep an eye out for different perspectives and points of view that can help my clients achieve. I firmly believe that the true scarcity in business today…

Can Zero Based Thinking Grow Your Business?
INNOVATION | STRATEGY

Can Zero Based Thinking Grow Your Business?

Our world has changed a LOT in the last several years. And, as we continue to see positive growth in many parts of our economy, consider this. Has your company changed more or less than the environment you operate in? If the economy is 30% different today than 3 years ago, but your company has…

The Best Companies To Work For
INNOVATION | LEADERSHIP | PEOPLE

The Best Companies To Work For

Fortune’s annual list for 2016 is here. The major themes that emerge from the winners this year are: fairness (in pay), recognition, and gender equality. Google (Alphabet) is #1. Acuity Insurance, The Boston Consulting Group, Wegmans Food Markets, and Quicken Loans round out the top five. Fortune compared the results from this year’s Great Place…