Tag Archives: productivity

Operational effectiveness is the secret sauce for growing your business

As a business grows, its operational efficiency becomes increasingly critical.  Successful operational effectiveness is demonstrated through the adoption of work systems designed to get the work done with metrics reporting their outcomes.  The reason that creating well documented systems is so important is that the… Continue reading

Craft Business Priorities that Resonate

As a business leader, how much thought do you give to setting business priorities? To craft priorities that propel your business forward, consider (1) the purpose you are trying to achieve—why you are initiating the goal, (2) the resources –financial and human capital—you have available,… Continue reading

Your Work Habits Influence Your Success

There is no doubt that running a business includes a certain level of stress. Keeping customers happy, workers happy, a positive cash flow, all the while trying to expand the business, are challenging on any given day. Did you know that your daily work habits… Continue reading

4 Ways to Boost Productivity and Stay Inspired Each Day of the Year

Building a business and following an entrepreneurial path is grueling.  To boost productivity and stay inspired each day of the year, through good times and tough times takes a concerted effort.  It’s normal to stay awake at night after working long hours, or stressing over… Continue reading

Introducing the Purpose-Driven Productivity System

Being an entrepreneur is challenging, and running a business is grueling.  I find that a business runs much more smoothly if you incorporate a purpose-driven productivity system into the operations. When you began building your business, I’m sure that you envisioned yourself with more control… Continue reading

GET THINGS DONE THAT MATTER Master Class Series

Are you missing a simple work process to get the important things done? Do you spend time setting goals, only to miss the mark in reaching them? Are you putting in longer hours with little improved results? Are you ready to make this year different … Continue reading

3 Tips to Maintain an Updated Business Plan

Successful businesses—both large and small—utilize a regularly updated business plan to provide a clear vision and direction for a sustained profitable future. It becomes the roadmap business owners and entrepreneurs  follow to grow their businesses and ensure continuous quality improvement. Such improvement is derived from… Continue reading

3 Ways to Effectively Leverage Your Time

As an entrepreneur, how do you effectively leverage your time?  Time is a fleeting commodity that once gone, can never be replaced.  The challenge with managing time is that it requires continuous monitoring and self-discipline, but more importantly time management must be goal driven.  Understanding… Continue reading

Are You Leading Fearlessly?

What does it mean to lead fearlessly? Many of you know Beretta, our Great Dane Therapy Dog. He visits hospitals, workplaces, and children’s centers. With his wagging tail and calm demeanor, he offers emotional support to those with whom he comes in contact. But I… Continue reading

Creating a New-Hire Onboarding Program

The objective for the new-hire onboarding program is to make certain that the individual succeeds at his/her job and becomes a contributing member of the organization. As the employer, start by identifying the fundamental information your new hire needs to quickly assimilate to effectively complete… Continue reading