These 3 Accountabilities Will Ensure Stellar Results

These 3 Accountabilities Will Ensure Stellar Results

It’s going to be a great year—I can feel it. But only for the companies that have mastered the skills of Accountability. There are five key types of accountability that your organization must master to be on tops of it’s game.I spoke about these at my client-exclusive event, The Executive Retreat, that we held in January in New Orleans. To keep this brief, here are 3 critical accountabilities I touched on (I’ll address the others in a future newsletter)

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More Important Than Your Profit & Loss

More Important Than Your Profit & Loss

What’s more important than your profit loss and statement?? When I watch the news lately, it makes me wonder. In my early 20’s, I traveled to Israel and spent a few months there working on a Kibbutz. A Kibbutz is an Israeli communal living environment, where people work, eat and live together, pooling their monies and chores. (My job was running a sand blasting unit in a factory where they made tractor parts). It was quite inspiring.

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The Surprising Truth About “Retiring In Place”

The Surprising Truth About “Retiring In Place”

Last year I ran a webinar on the topic of Retiring In Place. We covered why owners are going this route, and what it takes to put in place.You can watch the webinar recording on YouTube. Here are some surprising truths about this goal. The future is now. All entrepreneurs are dreamers and doers.We love building businesses and having big goals. A common dream is building a business to run day-to-day without the owner. Often these are the ten-year or someday goals. (I know this to be the case, because when I take on a new peer group client or coaching client, I inquire about their short and long term goals). Here is what I have discovered, after working with close to 350 companies:

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Two Quick Tips On Providing Undeniable “Value”

Two Quick Tips On Providing Undeniable “Value”

In March, I wrote that the common industry expression “100 days of hell” should be changed to “100 days to sell.”

It’s more upbeat and helps your team stay optimistic in tough times.

Here are two quick tips to keep you sane and selling in the 100 days of sales.

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7 Years of Growth, a Client’s Personal Story

7 Years of Growth, a Client’s Personal Story

Last week I traveled to Ontario for a snowmobiling & skiing weekend with my clients Mark and Ken Hutten, owners of Hutten & Co.We were joined by spouses and Corine my business partner. (fun photos below). The entire trip was Mark and Ken’s treat. I Bet He Would Make More Money A few years back we made a bet with them “If you re-invest in coaching with us, we bet you will do even better financially within 12 months. If you don’t, we will take you and your spouses on a resort snowmobiling trip. But if you do better, you will treat us.” We won that bet. 😉 This Trip Had Many Firsts…

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