Do You Know The Four Evaluation Questions You Need to Ask Every Year?

Posted on 20. Nov, 2009 by in Business, Communication, Goals, Growth, Leadership, Managing Talent, Operations, Personal Development, Planning

Are you starting to do your year-end evaluations—and wrestling with how you can do them well and/or differently this year? If you are, then you’ll want to continue reading this week’s Accelerated Growth Caffeine. I received an email a few days ago from one of my clients asking about whether or not I had a […]

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Five Lessons from Steve Jobs, CEO of the Decade

Posted on 17. Nov, 2009 by in Branding/Differentiation, Business, Communication, Creativity/Innovation, Entreprenuership, Growth, Leadership, Marketing, Planning, Remarkability, Strategy

If you haven’t seen the article yet, Fortune Magazine has declared Steve Jobs, CEO of the Decade. In their own words, How’s this for a gripping corporate story line: Youthful founder gets booted from his company in the 1980s, returns in the 1990s, and in the following decade survives two brushes with death, one securities-law […]

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Want to Grow Your Business Faster?

Posted on 12. Nov, 2009 by in Business, Entreprenuership, Growth, Leadership, Managing Talent, Small Business, Strategy

Have you ever noticed that two companies can attempt to employ the same strategy or tactics and yet  get different results? Or more importantly, have you ever been frustrated that you’ve tried the same strategy or tactics that someone else has–and yet haven’t seen the same kinds of results? Why is that? My conclusion is […]

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Do Your People Know What an “A” Looks Like?

Posted on 02. Nov, 2009 by in Attitude, Business, Change, Communication, Managing Talent, Operations, Small Business

If you’re like most of my clients, chances are you regularly get frustrated by the performance of your people. Sometimes it’s because they’re not executing fast enough. Sometimes it’s because they’re not thinking clearly and anticipating issues and problems. Etc. But one of the more common frustrations is “They just don’t execute at a high […]

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