Avoid Killing Your Productivity
As a solo-preneur, many of my clients, colleagues and friends ask me how I manage to get so much done and sustain my productivity, particularly when you consider that with travel and client commitments, I only spend about one day a week in my office. I’ll admit that sometimes it’s not easy to keep up, […]READ MORE
Take responsibility for your vision
While I catching a flight out of Winnipeg this week I met Gavriella. At the age of twenty-two Gavriella emigrated from Israel to Canada in search of freedom and the opportunity to live a life that she perceived impossible if she remained in Israel. Our paths crossed when Gavriella, working at a kiosk in the […]READ MORE
Recommended Books Every Leader Should Keep Close By
I’ve shared a few book recommendations in the past. Here are two more book recommendations I suggest every leader keep close by. If you have suggestions on a good read, feel free to email me. Million Dollar Web Presence Million Dollar Web Presence: Leverage The Web to Build Your Brand and Transform Your Business by […]READ MORE
Strategy Gap: From energy to outcomes
Do you recall the first time you were ever called into the bosses office to discuss a promotion, a raise or maybe just to get your ideas on how to improve the business? Most of us have experienced this at some point or another in our career, and the excitement and anticipation that follows is […]READ MORE
Business Growth: Where’s your focus?
Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com/Jezperklauzen I speak with business owners and executives on a weekly basis and I’ve found repeatedly that there are common characteristics that separate those who have a thriving business, from those who are merely surviving. The key difference is in their ability to remain clear on the priorities that govern their focus, […]READ MORE
Innovation Sources for a Fresh Perspective
I frequently meet business executives and owners who ask for my thoughts on best practices. When I ask why they are seeking this information, their response is invariably a desire to inject new ideas and a fresh perspective on their business to drive growth in both sales and revenue, all while diminishing operating costs and […]READ MORE
Are Successful Companies Built (and how)?
What are the characteristics of the most successful companies? How would you identify a successful company from one that isn’t performing? Would it be based on revenue? Employee retention? Culture? The bigger question then. How do you know? After all, just because a company appears successful, doesn’t mean it’ll last forever. Just ask Enron or […]READ MORE