Category Archives: Innovation

The Spread Offense in Your Business


Here’s the rub. Each team’s spread is different. Some pass to run, others run to pass, and some do a little of both. Texas A&M passes to set up their runs while Auburn runs to set up their passes. So which is it, and how does this relate to business? Continue reading

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QR Books – The Next Big Wave to Catch


Do you love to stay informed on the best thought leaders as well as find time to review the classic literature in your field? Successful individuals always answer yes to this question. The rub is finding the time do both while executing … Continue reading

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Changing a Habit with a Song


Habits once formed are hard to change, far harder than developing a new habit. How do I know this? For five years now, my wonderful wife has been working on me to leave things the way I found them, without success. Continue reading

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Spare Change? Absolutely Not


If a down and out beggar came up and asked, ‘Can you spare me some change?’, how would you answer? Before you answer, consider your company. Continue reading

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What do You Expect?


Every basketball player at this level just as pros on the PGA tour has talent and goes into games expecting to win. They practice drills countless hours. Yet only a few players like Tiger not only expect to win and also practice peak performance under pressure situations. Continue reading

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Connecting with Your Customer


The era of mobile connectivity is upon us and the companies that focus on catching that wave will reap the same benefits that early e-commerce sites enjoyed. Here are a few recommendations to insure your company doesn’t miss this set:

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Metric Failures – The rest of the story


I got excited because I realized that I had failed twice in twenty minutes before succeeding in the twenty fith minute. My failures exceeded my successes and even my successes didn’t work out the way I hoped I did. Continue reading

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Metric Failures


KPI taught me a lesson I still apply today. The less you understand about a problem the more information you request. The more you know about your problem, the more you focus on a few key items. Continue reading

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A Balanced Life and Steve Jobs


What stuck me the most about Jobs was found on pages 567-571, the last 5 pages….Yet no where in there, facing death, did he spend a second reflecting on his family and relationships. The closest he came was seeing his six year-old and “imagining” what is was like for the employee he fired that day to face his six year-old. Pitiful and sad.
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A Sweetheart of a Entreprenuer Story


Listening to a young entrepreneur describe his situation was giving me a headache and making me smile. Continue reading

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