Why you? Why now? What makes you relevant? Options are everywhere and being good is the minimum expectation. Why should I pay attention to you rather than hit the “Next” button? Unfortunately, most people give the wrong answers. Your company’s products, service offerings, work processes, and compensation plans are not [...]
Ever wondered why and how people who do what I do for a living approach their career? The Five Friends are here to answer that question in this week's video blog. Enjoy!
If you want your business to be better, there are areas that will have to be different. If you want things to be different, you will have to change. For most businesses, the challenge to getting better falls into one or more of the following categories: Lack of focus in [...]
The end of the year is always hectic. You are wrapping up last minute obligations, projects, and probably gifts. Spending time with family and friends is, no doubt, on your To Do list. And, you may be thinking about and planning for all that you want to achieve in the [...]
Imagine this: An email arrives from the Chief Executive Officer of your company with the following message: It is no secret that the past few years have been a struggle. Our competitors are buying market share at the expense of profitability. We must now undertake radical change to ensure our [...]
From Larry Winget: Most reach the end of the year and look back to do some evaluation. If you haven’t done that yet, do it now. Seriously, stop right now and look back at the last eleven months and give yourself a ten second gut check critique of your life, [...]
You can’t cut your way to growth. Profitability? Yes, at least for a while, but growth is a completely different animal. Growth requires increasing the top line and there are only four basic ways to accomplish that: Sell more of the products or services you currently offer Sell additional products [...]
The Five Friends share the companies with which they love doing business. Find out what keeps them coming back again and again ... and what your business can learn from their experience.
We all have challenges, and you can't overcome them if you don't acknowledge them. The Five Friends share their biggest challenges in this video blog. So what's your challenge? And, what are you doing to overcome it?
Business today can feel like being transported to the pages of the Louis Carroll classic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. The potential solutions for meeting today’s challenges are just as confusing as the problems: Change your computer systems, become more customer-centric, start doing social media; stop doing social media; change your [...]