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Can you create a sense of urgency?

Have you ever felt like your team wasn’t all that productive? I have a client who’s been struggling with that for a while now. He has a great team helping to run the business but there’s a strong feeling that they tend to coast most of the time. They’re ‘busy’ but it’s not clear that […]

What does Zorro have to do with your success?

You may not know this, but it’s been repeatedly proven in scientific studies that Happiness drives Success. That may initially feel counter-intuitive but when you think it through it makes sense. Remember back to a time when you were performing really well. More than likely you were focused, you weren’t nervous or anxious or scared, […]

The Power of Listening

You probably have heard the saying, “You were born with two ears and one mouth for a reason”.  Presumably, the tone in how it’s been delivered has varied with the circumstances and your age 😉, but the meaning was always the same; You need to listen more and talk less!  The original quote is credited […]

No More Hoarders – Getting Employees to Share Knowledge

How do you get employees to share knowledge?   There are few businesses that don’t struggle with this issue even though most research overwhelming supports that sharing knowledge is one of the best paths to increasing productivity, improving creativity, and overall performance.   So what fuels the knowledge hoarder? What drives this type of behavior?   It’s the […]

Time Flies – What can you do about it?

In virtually every meeting I’ve been in over the last month or two, someone has made the comment that they can’t believe that the year is almost half over. More and more, it feels like time is flying – and generally not because we’re all having so much fun! Most business owners I know work […]

Are you executing Quarterly?

Time flies. Sure, there’s the same 24 hours in a day for all of us and realistically time doesn’t actually change, but it often feels like it does. (And for whatever reason, that feeling is more pronounced the older you get…). As an example, I’m currently writing this towards the end of March, the end […]