No.236: What do you want? Do you want your suppliers to be late with your deliveries? Do you want the transport companies taking little care of your inventory? Then pay their invoices late causing them cashflow problems.If you want staff members job hunting to influence you to [...]
Happy Halloween It may have transmogrified into an American-gig about candy and costumes, but the children have fun. That makes it good enough for me. Enjoy Halloween and find ways to bring joy into other people's lives.
No. 235: Is your thinking in the Dogma House? Greek philosopher and mathematician, Plato, dictated that the circle was the perfect form for celestial movement. So, then for the next one-and-a-half millennia, astronomers, said that the planetary orbits were circular even though their observational data [...]
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What are you doing to improve your business? What will you be doing today to attract more clients, increase revenues and build your business? Here are eleven ways to do what has to be done to achieve those goals: Send a letter (not an e-mail, [...]
No.234: Making sense of mistakes "Well, that was silly of me." Perhaps not. It could be you showed everyone you're grounded and imperfect like the rest of us. "I'm so embarrassed." "Sorry I got it wrong." "It's my fault we lost." These are examples that happen every [...]
Premium Newsletter for Members & 4-Day MBA Alumni October 2017 Creative & Innovative Thinking "Thinking outside the box" has been the catchphrase of many for decades. Few have followed up with genuinely useful techniques to apply this philosophy in everyday business. Intuition is offered as [...]
Value Pricing succeeds even in the hourly-rate-dominated technology industry When three partners of a computer consultancy firm registered to attend the three-day Executive Wisdom Business College, I said, “Computer guys are going to hate my business philosophies.” Technology industry people only charge by the hour [...]
No.233: Leaders don't yell Remember how calmly Apollo 13 Command Module Pilot Jack Swigert stated: "Okay, Houston, we've had a problem here"? Confident, competent, effective leaders don't need to yell. They strive to achieve their objectives without using angry emotions to signify urgency. Surgeons don't [...]
Preparing Your Marketing Strategy In preparation for creating your marketing strategy here is a checklist of questions required to make the process efficient and valuable. Have you thought these issues through when developing your marketing strategy? Who are your customers? What services do you provide [...]