Baseball is a fun sport and there are many business lessons to be learned by this great American pastime. Recently I had the opportunity to re-watch Moneyball the movie, and I was reminded by how many great business management lessons are in that original story. While everyone who either read the book or watched the.
It was my pleasure this morning to speak to an Atlanta based Vistage Chief Executive Group (CE 3850) chaired by Jay McDonald. Each month Vistage peer executive groups around the globe get together to discuss business issues and frequently this involves the presentation of a Vistage speaker. Today, I was the speaker in Atlanta. I.
The “Test Drive” is a common method in car buying. The assumption is that buyers reduce their risk of disappointment in a new or used car purchase by trying out the vehicle before laying out huge sums of money for a vehicle, where liquidation costs for an error of selection are high. The same.
At the 2013 Vistage Utah All City Event, Jack Daly, the phenomenal sales management speaker and guru presented to the business owners and executives in attendance on his best practices in business management. At one point in his dialog he spoke a line that was piercing and powerful to the CEOs in the room; Jack.
Starting up a company and building it into a successful company is not so easy; indeed, there is no easy button that I am aware of. Yet people are always looking to shortcut the distance from start-up to success. As an executive coach, it is true that I can frequently accelerate the footsteps of the.
Recently a question was posted on Quora.com, “What have you learned from watching the television program “Shark Tank”? I had such a fun time thinking about that question, that I posted a reply to their website, and have reposted my remarks here. As a serial entrepreneur, investor, and business coach, I think Shark Tank is.
Consistently attracting and capturing top game-changing talent ‘difference makers’ for your business is a critical life skill for senior executives to master for sustainable company growth and business success. Difference makers are game-changing impact players and include key executive talent “rock stars” and much needed technical employee utility players that great businesses and teams are.
Each year as an executive coach, to stay current and relevant, I examine my executive coaching curriculum and initiatives for the CEOs, Presidents, and business owners that I coach to ensure they are appropriate and relevant for the times. This activity includes a 360 analysis of my own coaching practice, methods, and resources. Additionally, I.
As a professional business coach for business owners, CEOs, and executives, I frequently see similar patterns of need. Most business owners do not start out as expert business operators, but rather they have a special skill or trade that they do better than others, and they use this skill or trade to grow a small.
A recent Wall Street Research report stated that 83% of all companies expect to adopt SaaS (Software As A Service) technologies in the coming years. The take awake for me is that nearly every sector or market will eventually have a SaaS offering providing heavy competition to traditional offerings. A good question to ask is.