One of my favorite Peter Drucker ideas is the concept of the “future that has already happened.” In thinking about driving revenue and market share for your organization, it is pretty much a necessity to spend some amount of time reflecting on what is really going on around you. It is pretty evident that […]
Change is everywhere. I’ve probably quoted Pat Riley here more than once saying, “change is the only constant in life." But change is difficult…even when you do embrace it. As a primer, here is a simple way to approach change…: Plan: Don’t screw up the change process from the start by trying to implement a […]
One thing I hate to see is that people feel like they have to charge by the hour for their services…and its pretty simple, it isn’t ethical for the business owner and its a poor deal for the client. Here’s why… If you are a consultant that is being brought in for a specific problem, […]
One of the keys to personal productivity and success is being able to manage your time… You don’t really need a book or a system or any other high tech option… I learned a lot about time management from Bill Clinton’s autobiography, but expanded it even further through learning a technique from some very smart […]
There are 4 keys to success as a consultant, get out your pens and paper… 1. Listening well 2. Writing with conviction 3. Reading for comprehension 4. Speaking with authority and clarity
Bigger and better are in the news a lot this week because the new iPhone has people commenting on the things they like or dislike about a larger iPhone. For your business, this is a good way of thinking about your marketing… How do you do something that is bigger? New clients? Bigger projects? Or, […]
You can need and use a coach when things are going well. That’s the big misperception about coaching, that you only need a coach or a consultant when things have gone off the rail. But you really should be checking in with a coach or mentor in an ongoing timeframe.