Category: Business

Business is Hard, But Simple.

Organizational success flows from a systematic, learnable process. It’s not easy, but it’s simple. 1. Having an inspiring vision that borders on an obsession to light the souls of everyone in your organization. Your organizational ‘why’ must be a must – the world should be missing something important without you. The greatest of goals excite […]

A Note to My Former Self

We often see articles about employees leaving their position because of the influence of management. It would be naive not to acknowledge that management does have an influence, and trust me they are not off the hook yet. Those who lead us definitely have an impact on us, we learn from them, become inspired by […]

Swing For The Fences!

In business, just like baseball, most people strike out far more often than they hit a home run. In fact, outfielder Ty Cobb has the highest career batting average (.366 over his 24 year career). In other words, the man who most efficient at hitting the ball struck out or fouled out more than 63% […]

25 Jan
Value Prop Design

Your Value Proposition is Not About You!

Today few business concepts are as topical and ‘buzzwordy’ as that of an organizations’ value proposition. The subject of constant debate and conjecture, a value proposition can be defined as a “positioning statement that explains what benefit you provide for who and how you do it uniquely well”. Here’s the thing: most people don’t care. […]

Values Based Leader Interview: Stephanie Jackman

Aristotle gave us the great maxim, “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts”. This maxim has lent itself to teamwork in sports, business, community building, probably any scenario in which individuals must come together and combine their efforts for the good of the collective. The same could be said for the career […]

“I am Not an Entrepreneur”

“But I’m just not an entrepreneur”. You’d be surprised how often I hear that phrase as a business coach. You might not be surprised, as a coach, how many people I meet, and you might not be surprised how many of those people I meet that are unhappy. I meet a lot of people who […]