STRATEGY

STRATEGY

Amazon’s 4 Core Values for Success

Success! We all define it differently. We all seek it. And, we all look for perspectives on how to achieve it. Irrespective of how you feel about Jeff Bezos and Amazon, how does a company of its size continue to function and to grow at such a mind-blowing pace? In this interview at the George…

STRATEGY

Top 10 Trends You Should Be Thinking About in 2019

Your future matters. The building blocks of your success– people, products, partnerships, brands, operations, capabilities, culture, customers – must work together in concert as part of a strategy to define your future. Future and strategy Your future and strategy are linked at the hip! My mantra has always been to seek alternative viewpoints and lenses…

STRATEGY

X-Factor? What is that?

Why do some companies excel and others do not? What makes some companies successful while other struggle? We are all looking for competitive advantage. Companies that have found it usually have identified their X-Factor. X-Factor? Your X-Factor comes from creative innovation and dynamic brainstorming to help your company develop a 7-10 times advantage over other…

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The Power of Your One-Phrase Strategy

If you can’t state your strategy in a sentence, you don’t have one! Many companies think they have a strategy, but usually what they have done is focus on steps, goals, and objectives or issues owners and leadership teams often think about. To have an effective sustainable strategy, let’s be clear on what strategy is…

STRATEGY

CARTER REPORTS: A Quick Favor

Many of my readers, clients, colleagues and referral partners have expressed a desire to “cut through” the BS and focus on pragmatic solutions and tools for growing businesses. So that we can serve you better, I’ve created a quick 6-question anonymous survey that I would appreciate if you could take 3 minutes to complete for…