Uncertainty–Is it self created.

I’m a bit confused/bemused by all the commentary about uncertainty in the economy/government and how it is paralyzing business owners. Not trying to be political here at all. But what exactly are we uncertain about.–That the economy is down, slow, tough,...

Monday’s Big Insights from Vegas

Three important sessions at the Coaches portion of the Fortune/Gazelles Sales and Marketing Summit here in Vegas. Insights from Verne Harnish, Lean Process Basics from Guy Parsons, and The Inside Advantage from Bob Bloom. Insights from Verne:–The next book we...

Start 2010 with the "End in Mind"

Over lunch today, I helped a client get started creating a strategic plan, in Inner Circle Parlance, a Vision Quest. Our dialogue reminded me how important it is to set a direction for your organization. To create strategy, one really has to “start with the end...