STRATEGY

Is Your One-Phrase Strategy Current?

I have written about this topic in the past. And your one phrase strategy is as important as ever in the midst of the economic ramifications of COVID-19. Is your one phrase strategy powerful and leading your efforts to recover, grow or pivot? This is a good focus for you next quarterly planning session. All…

STRATEGY

Six Common Signs of a Winning Strategy

As we move into 2020 you are probably creating and/or reviewing your strategy for the upcoming year. I have written extensively in the past on strategy and what it is and is not. In December I wrote about Six Common Strategy Traps.  Now I want to discuss the opposite focus – signs of a winning…

STRATEGY

10 Small Business Trends for 2020

I firmly believe that the true scarcity in business today isn’t knowledge or different growth options or even good intention – it’s CLARITY. And clarity on trends that can help your business is imperative. Lots of businesses conduct competitor research. This is a defensive move — you look at your competition so you can make…

STRATEGY

Six Common Strategy Traps

As we move into 2020 you are probably creating and/or reviewing your strategy for the upcoming year. I have written extensively in the past on strategy and what it is and is not. Strategy is all about the competitive advantage you are able to sustain over time. Patrick Lencioni (author of The Advantage) states that…