Are You Following Packard’s Law?
PEOPLE

Are You Following Packard’s Law?

PEOPLE. Of all the components of business, people continues to reign as the number one decision for success and growth. Jim Collins, author of Good to Great, states “The best executives have always focused first on getting people who share their values and standards. They understood that vision and strategy cannot compensate for having the…

Can a 4-Day Workweek Jump Productivity 40%?
BUSINESS MODEL | PEOPLE

Can a 4-Day Workweek Jump Productivity 40%?

Microsoft recently experimented with a 4-day workweek in Japan. This CNN report details the results: “While the amount of time spent at work was cut dramatically, productivity — measured by sales per employee — went up by almost 40% compared to the same period the previous year.” In addition they encouraged shorter meetings (30 minutes)…

Looking for a Quick Fix for Dysfunctional Teams?
LEADERSHIP | PEOPLE

Looking for a Quick Fix for Dysfunctional Teams?

Dysfunctional teams are a way to leave money on the table – and more than you might imagine. Such teams find it difficult to agree and reliably follow through. Too many members are more focused on their issues (the I’s) and not a team player. With too many I’s on a leadership team, there is…

Would you enthusiastically REHIRE Everyone?
PEOPLE

Would you enthusiastically REHIRE Everyone?

Building your company is challenging work. Your ability to survive and scale up is not built around one person, but a team of the right people. How would you answer this question: “Would you enthusiastically rehire everyone on your team right now?” Find yourself struggling to say YES to everyone? You’re not alone! Jim Collins,…

How Does Jeff Bezos Hire Great People ?
PEOPLE

How Does Jeff Bezos Hire Great People ?

Of all the components of business, PEOPLE continues to reign as the number one decision for success and growth. Jim Collins, author of Good to Great, states adamantly “who first!” Great companies have the right people in their organization before they focus on the “what, where and how” of growth. But how do we know…