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Archive for for May, 2018

Giving You One of My Secrets to Success

May 20, 2018

The Six Group

People love success. I love working with successful people.

Success begets success.

So how do I work with other successful people in a way that brings more success?

Enter The Six Group

The Six Group is a concept by Dawnna St. Louis.

Essentially we have a group of up to six people and we focus on six … Read the rest

How to Create Content From Work You Are Already Doing

May 19, 2018

What you are watching (How I am building content).

Many of you have been reading my blog or getting my business planning tips for some time.

Let me pull back the curtain and show you what I’ve been doing lately and what will continue.

Maybe you’ll find this interesting or maybe, just maybe, it’ll help you.

As you know I … Read the rest

Could Adding Some Certainty Change Your Training?

May 18, 2018

Building a Complete Training Framework:  How Structure Creates Certainty

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the building a complete training framework.  If you need training we offer corporate training in various forms.***

One of the biggest issues with training and one of the biggest complaints we often hear is a lack of certainty. Quite simply people want to … Read the rest

How the Do Business Effectively(TM) Pyramid Can Change Your Training Forever

May 17, 2018

Building a Complete Training Framework:  How to use the Do Business Effectively(™) Pyramid to Improve Your Training Results

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the building a complete training framework.  If you need training we offer corporate training in various forms.***

The Do Business Effectively(™) Pyramid is a powerful tool for putting your training in the right order … Read the rest

How Can The Word “Why” Reduce Burnout?

May 16, 2018

Addressing Burnout:  Getting a Why

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the critically important subject of burnout. We offer programs on burnout if its a bigger issue in your organization.***

“Why” is an interesting word.

Bill walks into Mike’s office and Mike asks a simple question, “why didn’t the order get to the customer on time?”

What’s happening … Read the rest

Fixing Burnout By Building a New Muscle

May 15, 2018

Addressing Burnout:  Saying “No”

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the critically important subject of burnout. We offer programs on burnout if its a bigger issue in your organization.***

When we work with professionals that are “burned out” or with leaders with teammates that are “burned out” one of the common issues that comes up is the ability … Read the rest

Are you allowing your team members to dream?

May 14, 2018

Addressing Burnout: Making Dreams OK

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the critically important subject of burnout. We offer programs on burnout.***

One recurring issue we see when working with clients on burnout is that a lot of times the person with burnout feels stuck (we notice this whether we are working directly with the person with burnout … Read the rest

How does a new product evolve? Does this give you some ideas?

May 13, 2018

How does a new product come into being?

Well it depends.

But let me tell you about the evolution of one of my products because I suspect it might spur some ideas for you in your business.

For a long time I’ve known my expertise is to help folks to Do Business Effectively(™).  But as you know, different clients come … Read the rest

Business Lessons from Space Shuttle Launches

May 12, 2018

The Space Shuttle Lifting Off

**NOTE:  This is a weekend edition with a lighter tone.**

Ever watch a space shuttle launch?

One of my favorite memories was watching a night launch of a space shuttle in the Florida.

And from that (what used to be) very common event I see a very important business lesson.

One things I always noticed, … Read the rest

Could this simple strategy reduce burnout?

May 11, 2018

Addressing Burnout:  Clarity of Career Path

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the critically important subject of burnout. We offer programs on burnout.***

Not everyone has a map.  That’s just the reality.

In fact when I work with many business owners I find out that they jumped into business because they saw a market opportunity or they started … Read the rest

All postings are intended to be planning tools to familiarize readers with some of the high-level issues discussed therein. No posting is intended to be a comprehensive discussion and additional details should be discussed with your transaction planners including attorneys, accountants, consultants, bankers and other business planners who can provide advice for your circumstances. This article should not be treated as legal advice to any person or entity.


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