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Business Strategies for Your Cinderella Story…

We all know the story of Cinderella.  Originally written in 1697 by Charles Perrault, it is the inspiring fairy tale of the underdog winning.  Though, it was the movie magic of Walt Disney’s animation studio in 1950 that ensured Cinderella would become one of the most popular fairy tales of all time. Every March, NCAA […]

What Superlative does your business own?

What is your business best at?  If you were to finish this sentence – what words would you use? “We deliver the most (or best)  __________ to our customers!”   If you’re like the majority of businesses out there… and you’re honest about it, you probably can’t finish that sentence. And that’s okay for now. […]

It’s Spring…Is there pruning to be done in your business?

Spring is just around the corner, anyone with a green thumb is getting anxious to spend more time outside in their yard.   There have also been several studies that confirm the health benefits of having a green thumb , so you’re very likely to find yourself in better shape all the way around with a […]

The Futility of Pushing a String…

You’re familiar with this situation. You’ve got an employee or someone on your team who does exactly what you tell them… but never any more than that, and to make things even more challenging, they’ll only do it when they’re explicitly told to do it. It’s the frustration and futility of pushing a string.  Dwight […]

The Power of ‘Not Yet’…

If you could make a minor adjustment in the way you look at challenges that would guarantee improved performance would you do it?   Is there something you have been hoping to get better at but just can’t seem to get any traction?   Maybe you’re spending too much time focusing on the Now and not enough […]

What is the Trifecta of Scalability?

When it comes to scalability, not all businesses are created equally. More specifically, there are some products and services that scale more easily and naturally than others. Even if you have a great team, fantastic leadership, strong infrastructure, and a great culture, you’ll have a hard time scaling your business beyond a certain point if […]