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September 2008

Collective Intelligence

Would you like to get more value from your team? Maximize their output and contribution?
At one of my clients Rockefeller Habits agenda weekly meeting this past week we brought together the collective intelligence of his executive team to help wrestle one of the challenges their business has... More > >

Posted: Thursday September 25th, 2008

A Fundamental Failure

If you’ve been following the markets and the $700 billion financial bailout the most powerful message you can absorb as the market and the financial segment of our economic base absorbs shock waves from the continuing impact of the subprime debacle is this – there’s been a failure in... More > >

Posted: Wednesday September 24th, 2008

People & Hiring – Upon Further Review

Even though I’m big supporter and believer in Michael Gerber’s principles as provided in The E-Myth Revisited, Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What To Do About It, and was a Certified E-Myth Coach for ten years, my coaching experience with over 250 small to mid-sized businesses has... More > >

Posted: Saturday September 13th, 2008   Updated: 9/19/2008

Fundamental Habits - Focus on Priorities

John D Rockefeller understood how to operate a successful business. That’s why he grew Standard Oil into the mega giant it became. Verne Harnish [Mastering the Rockefeller Habits] has distilled the principles Rockefeller used to achieve success and as a Gazelle’s business coach we use these... More > >

Posted: Tuesday September 9th, 2008


How much time during your business day are you truly concentrating on your work? During the day, the average person is interrupted once every 11 minutes. It’s been estimated that it takes the human mind approximately 25 minutes to get up to speed on anything.... More > >

Posted: Friday September 5th, 2008

Decision Making

Last evening while reading the book I’d purchased on Civil War battles the enormity of the decision making these generals had to make occurred to me. It must have weighed on them heavily. We view the decisions of generals to delay or attack and fail to grasp the gravity of the situation. Each... More > >

Posted: Wednesday September 3rd, 2008

Strategy & Communication

“The battle Chancellorsville was one which I believe neither side, the Union nor the Confederates won. Both sides made major mistakes that hurt them in their efforts to win the war.” With these words our guide from the National Parks Service opened her 45 minute presentation on the battle of... More > >

Posted: Tuesday September 2nd, 2008