Category Archives: Strategic Planning

Went to a planning meeting and the plan broke out


A funny thing happened in the middle of a set agenda designed to further the pre-designed plan, the meeting became the plan.
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Feedback and Continuous Improvement


Here’s my first podcast interview: Boy, was it wonderfully ear-opening.

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If a new product falls in the forest….


Today the need for a comprehensive market communication strategy is greater than ever before.
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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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Teaching the Teacher


How do you know if you’re an effective teacher? Tonight provided an opportunity worth sharing. Continue reading

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Optimistic Blind Spots


Optimism is a wonderful trait for entrepreneurs. It’s the high road at the problem forks in your life. Its the fuel necessary to go the extra mile. It’s in the DNA of successful, happy people. For all its wonderful attributes, … Continue reading

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Talking Heads Change vs. Core Values


Running or swimming provides me a forum for thinking through nagging problems in my head. This morning the change vs core values surfaced as the topic. Continue reading

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