Category Archives: Budgets

The Irrefutable Law of Innovation

Let’s talk about innovation. We hear a lot about it. You may be innovators yourselves. Or you may work for an innovative organization. There is one irrefutable law of innovation that if enacted, will take you and your organizations to the very heights of innovation. It sounds simple enough but in reality, it takes a lot of hard work and dedication.

Here we go…. Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why 2016 WON’T Be Your Best Year Ever

Everyone starts out each New Year by proclaiming that it will be their “best year ever.” Low and behold, when December rolls around, many people look back and wonder why it didn’t turn out that way. More often than not, it’s not because of anything we do. Rather, it’s because of the things we don’t do. Here are 3 reasons why 2016 probably will fall short of your expectations. Continue reading

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Number ONE Most-Read Blog Post of 2015: 10 Ways To Motivate Your Employees

We’ve arrived at YFP’s MOST-READ blog post of 2015!!

It’s fitting since it provides suggestions on how to motivate, energize, and inspire employees! Continue reading

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3 Really LAME Excuses to Avoid Making Decisions

The most effective leaders in history have a lot of things in common. To name a few: a great work ethic, high moral and ethical standards, an understanding of the principle of accountability, the ability to assemble a team of … Continue reading

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3 Spring Cleaning Tips for Business

Well it looks like Spring has finally arrived after a very long and cold winter. In my home, that means it’s time to break out the rakes to clean the mess that Old Man Winter makes in our backyard every … Continue reading

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Is Communication STILL An Issue?

Throughout my travels, working with credit unions across the country and around the world, there is usually a lot of discussion related to weak communication between employees and management or among departments.  This lack of communication is one of the … Continue reading

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Build Your People First….

“You don’t build a business.  You build people – and then the people build the business.” – Zig Ziglar The truth in that statement is so profound that I say to myself, “why don’t more business executives understand this?”  I … Continue reading

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