Learn from McDonald’s menu change!!

During this time of operating in an unusual environment, what might we learn from some recent actions taken by industry leader McDonald’s? Due to requirements to change the operating procedures, as a result of COVID 19, it forced the firm to quickly evaluate how...

How to protect your business from the Virus!

What can you do to protect some of your most valuable assets…..your firm, your employees, your family and more? Here is a collection of suggestions and resources that you might find valuable. Including how to protect employees…..your...

What Focus Really Means!!

Read lessons from Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, and Steve Jobs.  When asked about the keys to their success……response was emphasizing a singular focus to major goals in their life.For Gates it was his singular drive to master the computer world and its...

A Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Jeff Bezos at Amazon showed how to effectively use Emotional Intelligence.  Amazon is long known for a focus on Innovation……but not every project succeeds.Look at how he treated a recent failure to incentivize learning and growth.Lessons everyone can...

When Apple lost $10 B…..what it means to you

Apple lost $10 Billion in market value in 2011, after they announced Steve Jobs retirement. What could this possibly mean to you?  A privately held firm. It’s all about a firm being…..Owner Dependent.    Business value can be very fragile…..how...

Micromanaging is not managing at all!!

 Micromanaging is actually a sign of weak management.  So what is your leadership style?Some key considerations are:  –  It destroys your focus  – Forget about others taking ownership  – If it is them…..it’s still up to you  – Get...